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.

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Report and PHOTOS by Noel T. Braymer

california-rail-map-08.jpg 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!

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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.

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Train Day PHOTOS 4   May 17th, 2008

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

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Train Day PHOTOS 3   May 15th, 2008

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.
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Visitors to Los Angeles Union Station from the MTA parking structure first see this historic mural above the east entrance to the pedestrian tunnel. (file photo by Russ Jackson)

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Train Day PHOTOS 2   May 13th, 2008

From San Luis Obispo Amtrak station!

Photos by David Weisman for RailPAC

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

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Train Day PHOTOs 1   May 11th, 2008

May 10 at Sacramento, the Rail Museum, and Davis
Photos by Russ Jackson, RailPAC

NOTE: Photos from other locations will be posted soon!
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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 background are the Amtrak California buses ready to depart all over Northern California.

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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.

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

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

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