How’s the timekeeping on Amtrak trains 1 and 2? A Report and commentary by Russ Jackson Each month we have been charting on time performances of the Amtrak long distance trains that enter/leave California. This month its the Sunset Limited’s Continue reading LOOK! IT’S THE SUNSET LIMITED!!!
Correspondence between RailPAC President Paul Dyson and SCRRA. The original message is at the bottom of this file. Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2007 11:19:59 -0700 (PDT) From: Paul Dyson Subject: RE: Weekend Connections To: Bob Berger, SCRRA Manager, Passenger Services Continue reading RailPAC promotes weekend Metrolink connections
October 16, 2007 Report and PHOTOS by Russ Jackson The California & Western Railroad has been carrying passengers for 100 years! While passengers today are mostly tourists, some travel still occurs to the isolated locations enroute. Our trip on a Continue reading Skunk Train trip PHOTO report
October 16, 2007, Los Angeles Report and Commentary by Paul Dyson RailPAC President NOTE: An important letter from Mr. Dyson to Caltrans Division of Rail Chief Bill Bronte is included in this report. The technical Advisory Committee for LOSSAN met Continue reading LOSSAN TAC Meeting Report and Commentary
Commentary by Paul Dyson, RailPAC President Those of you who are NARP members will have received a letter from Matt Melzer, former RailPAC director and now Communications Associate at NARP HQ. Matt points out the ongoing threat to the Sunset Continue reading Why we need to protect the Sunset route
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY RAIL COMMITTEE Meeting Report, October 11, 2007 Bakersfield, California Reported by Russ Jackson RailPAC was well represented at the quarterly meeting of the San Joaquin Valley Rail Committee, led by Director Bruce Jenkins, and Associate Directors George Continue reading San Joaquin Meeting Report and News
From Sacramento to Bakersfield: two round trips daily on Amtrak California’s San Joaquin Valley trains. Here’s a look at all 10 intermediate stations, Lodi to Wasco, on this route. Photos were (mostly) taken 10/11/07 from the door of train 702, Continue reading San Joaquin train station PHOTOS
TAMC Rail Policy Committee meeting October 1, 2007, Salinas Reported by Chris Flescher, RailPAC Associate Director Most of the meeting consisted of two presentations. The first was from a planner who worked on the Sprinter project in North San Diego Continue reading Monterey County Rail October Meeting
September 2007 Results- and FY 2006-07 Capitol Corridor and California stats (our best year yet) By Gene Skoropowski Progress continues on the Capitol Corridor. We have just received the September 2007 stats from Amtrak, and the end-of-fiscal year stats as Continue reading September CA Corridor stats and comments
By Noel T. Braymer The reality of most travel without a car is you have to transfer to get to where you want to go. Good rail passenger sevice depends on quick and easy connections. Perhaps the best feature of Continue reading Southern Californian Rail Connections: the good and the bad.