RailPAC Meets with Senator Boxer in DC

Capitol Hill Day with NARP
Wednesday 30th April was Capitol Hill Day for the NARP Board. The three newly elected NARP Board members, all RailPAC members from California, RailPAC President Paul Dyson, members Ryan Stern and Dennis Lytton joined Jim Loomis from Hawaii (yes, really!) to visit representatives or their staffs on Capitol Hill.

Pictured […]

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My California Rail Pass Adventure Trips 1 and 2

Report and PHOTOS by Noel T. Braymer
For $159 dollars with the California Rail Pass you can travel on Amtrak trains and buses in California for 7 travel days over a period of 21 days!

I had wanted to use the rail pass to travel around California for some time and the April 19 RailPAC/NARP […]

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My California Rail Pass Adventure Trip 3

Report and PHOTOS by Noel T. Braymer
My final trip (of three) was a weekday trip up to the Bay Area. Again I took the early morning San Joaquin, the 711, on an almost full bus.

The train was full by Fresno with crowds of school groups. Half of this […]

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Train Day PHOTOS 4

From Los Angeles Union Station More photos added 5/21
National Train Day Saturday, May 10 2008
Train Day banner above the waiting room
Report and Photos by Robert Manning, RailPAC Director

National Train Day started for my wife (Joyce) and me when we boarded Metrolink Train #353 at San Bernardino which departed promptly at 8:45 am. The […]

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Train Day PHOTOS 3

From Los Angeles Union Station and Fullerton
Photos by Mike Palmer for RailPAC (except as noted). NOTE: Other photos from LAUS are forthcoming and will be posted when they are available. A set of photos can also be found on Trainweb’s “What’s New” page.

Visitors to Los Angeles Union Station from the MTA parking […]

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Train Day PHOTOS 2

From San Luis Obispo Amtrak station!
Photos by David Weisman for RailPAC

The classic San Luis Obispo station sports its Train Day banner on May 10, 2008.

Amtrak “Daylight” train set for 798/799 was at the platform for tours. This family enjoyed the day, among hundreds of others who came for the festivities.

Inside the station a visitor […]

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Train Day PHOTOs 1

May 10 at Sacramento, the Rail Museum, and Davis
Photos by Russ Jackson, RailPAC
NOTE: Photos from other locations will be posted soon!

What would Train Day be without a train? The California Zephyr, #6, arrives at the Sacramento Valley Station to pick up a large number of passengers riding on Train Day. In the […]

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FREE TRAIN RIDE on Metrolink from Riverside to LA

Metrolink wants you to ride for free from the DOWNTOWN RIVERSIDE STATION on the Inland Empire-Orange County line to San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, and Oceanside. Trains depart Riverside at 7:50 and 9:15 a.m. Return trains depart Oceanside at 2:50 and 4:30 p.m. On May 17 ONLY.

FOR DETAILS and the full schedule […]

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RailPAC Petition re Prop 1b funds. Your reply will be very helpful!

RAIL PASSENGER ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA
1017 L Street PMB 217, Sacramento, CA 95814
www.railpac.org

WE NEED MORE TRAINS
· In 2006 California Voters passed the Proposition 1B Bond Measure which included $160 million for additional intercity passenger rolling stock.
· Many of our intercity trains are full and we need more equipment to satisfy growing demand.
· With gasoline at $4.00 per gallon more […]

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National Train Day May 10 Complete California locations

Join Amtrak, the CCJPA, NARP,and RailPAC in celebrating National Train Day May 10th!.
NEW info re the California events, posted 5/8!

Train Day brochure and new RailPAC brochure will be available at all California Train Day locations! Look for RailPAC members at many of the locations.
CALIFORNIA EVENTS ARE NOW PLANNED FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS […]

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