California Trolley & Railroad Corporation (CTRC)
Preserving the historical heritage of railroading and trolleys in the Santa Clara Valley of California.

Contact And Corporate Information

Corporate Information

CTRC, a California non profit educational corporation (number C1152615) was incorporated on July 8, 1982.

CTRC was formed through the merger of the Santa Clara Valley Railroad Association and the San Jose Trolley Corporation.

CTRC is a 501(c)(3) organization. (Number 94-2834764)

CTRC is the official support group for the Trolley Barn at History San Jose and the Santa Clara County Railroad Museum currently in the early stages of development,

Mission Statement

The mission of the California Trolley and Railroad Corporation (CTRC) is to restore, preserve and interpret railroad, trolley, and related equipment as it was used to serve the people in Santa Clara Valley, California.


California Trolley and Railroad Corporation (CTRC)
1650 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112


  • 1 408 924-7560
  • 1 408 924-7565 (fax)


  • Rod Diridon, Sr.

Board Members

  • Cindy Atmore,
  • Alia Bray
  • Nuria Fernandez
  • Josue Garcia,
  • Mignon Gibson
  • Jim Helmer
  • Bob Kieve
  • Joel Maniaci
  • Brandon McCracken
  • Jody Meacham
  • Denis Murchison
  • Arthur Randall
  • Charles Wynn
  • Lynda Ramirez-Jones (Board Executive Assistant)


  • Mike Kotoski

Executive Committee

  • Marv Bamburg (First VP)
  • Marvin Bamburg (VP Design)
  • Ken Middlebrook, (VP Volunteers)
  • Larry Murchison (VP Communications)
  • Rick Kitson (VP Communications)
  • Bob Schneider (VP Trolleys)
  • Jack Young (VPs Locomotives)
  • David Sylvia (Corporate Secretary/Attorney)
  • Steven Pyle (Treasurer)