Report and Commentary by Russ Jackson. Photos by Russ Jackson and Ken Miller (New photos added 3/1)
Thursday, February 21, was “Intercity Passenger Rail Day” in Sacramento.

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Reported by Russ Jackson, with Bill Kerby PHOTOS by Russ Jackson

On Saturday, February 9, Sacramento Regional Transit held an open house to receive a project update and the draft Program EIR review. The project is a proposed extension of the current RT light rail system through the current rail station north across the American River, through the rapidly expanding Natomas area, ending at Sacramento International Airport.

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RailPAC removes Deely letter   February 21st, 2008

We have received correspondence from Amtrak saying that the letter published here allegedly written by Joe Deely of Amtrak is “a fake and not created by Amtrak.” We are complying with their request to “immediately remove it from your website and provide a retraction.” RailPAC will continue to investigate this circumstance, as it has not been our intention or practice to publish items that have been faked.

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Another PARTIAL victory for rail advocates. They never give everything, do they? Are you ready to ride a bus from Sacramento to Portland? Press release and PHOTOS below!

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Further communication from the RailPAC President to the Amtrak President NOTE: Full restoration of service for trains 11/14 is anticipated for March 3, but LIKELY will be much later. Also see “Partial restoration” article below.

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RailPAC NOTE: A Partial WIN for rail advocates!
PHOTO ADDED 2/8. Return of full service for trains 11/14 will not be until March 3 or beyond!!!!

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