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!
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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.

Los Angeles Union Station
800 N. Alameda
Downtown Los Angeles

All-Day Events
10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Train Tours on Amtrak Equipment
Train Driving Simulators
Train Model Display by the Orange County N’Gineers Model Railroad Club
AmtraKids Depot Activities: Facepainting, arts & crafts, toy trains and performances by the Fun Train Strolling Minstrels (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
John Acurso Train Photography Exhibit
Train Cutout: Get Your Picture Taken for Free
Appearance by ARTE (Amtrak’s Environmental Mascot)
Radio Personalities from Radio Disney at the AmtraKids Depot (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Free Concert by Drake Bell!
Amtrak Display Booth
Vendor Display Booths (Look for RailPAC in the original ticket hall)

Sacramento Station – Northern California’s Busiest Station Celebrates! Commemorative postcards, stickers and other giveaways will be handed out from 9am – 2pm in honor of National Train Day at Sacramento, Northern California’s busiest train station (and the 8th busiest in the nation) on May 10th, 2008 while supplies last. Light refreshments will be served. Sacramento Regional Transit will also be on hand to promote their light rail service! RailPAC will be there!

San Luis Obispo Station
1011 Railroad Avenue
San Luis Obispo, California 93401
Come join the San Luis Obispo station for their open house celebrating National Train Day. Scheduled activities will include refreshments, commemorative postcards, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries. Trader Joe’s is donating some
refeshments.

Anaheim Station
2150 East Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
Scheduled activities will include Information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

9:30am – 2:30pm
Bakersfield Station
601 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Activities planned include music and commemorative postcards, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last.

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Davis Station
840 Second Street
Davis, CA 95616
Come check out local supporters, and commemorative postcards, stickers and other giveaways.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Emeryville Station
5885 Landregan Street
Emeryville, California 94608
Celebration includes Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), and Amtrak presentation of the first-ever California Golden STAR Award. Family-friendly fun such as a model train display, cookies and punch, and kid’s activities.

10:30am – 2:30pm
Fresno Station
2650 Tulare Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Come join the fun with refreshments, commemorative postcards, stickers and other giveaways with Operation Lifesaver, the Fresno City Police Bicycle Unit, and the Station Host Association.

Irvine Station
15215 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, CA 92718
Scheduled activities will include information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

9am-12pm
Radio Show – Rhythm of the Rails hosted by DJ “Cousin Mary”
12345 S. El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Program featuring train inspired music
For more information: http://www.kfjc.org

Travel Town Railroad Museum
5200 Zoo Drive (Griffith Park)
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Docent-guided tours through historic railroad cars at the Museum.
For more information: http://www.traveltown.org

Martinez Station
601 Marina Vista Drive
Martinez, CA 94553
Scheduled activities will include refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

Oxnard Station
Oxnard Transportation Center
201 East Fourth Street, Suite 106
Oxnard, CA 93030
Scheduled activities will include information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

Salinas
Farmers Market

San Diego Station
1050 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
Scheduled activities will include information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

9:00am – Noon
San Francisco Station
The Embarcadero
, Pier 2, Suite 118
San Francisco, California 94111
Festivities include refreshments, commemorative postcards, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, various Amtrak materials, along with refreshments and staff available to answer inquiries.

San Juan Capistrano Station
26701 Verdugo Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Scheduled activities will include information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

Santa Ana Station
1000 Santa Ana Boulevard
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Scheduled activities will include information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

Santa Barbara Station
209 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Scheduled activities will include information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

10am-4pm
Pacific Coast Railroad Company
Santa Margarita Ranch Pacific Coast Railroad
The Pacific Coast Railroad Round-Up
For more information: http://pcrailroad.blogspot.com

Solana Beach Station
105 Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Scheduled activities will include information from a local rail enthusiast group, refreshments, stickers and other giveaways while supplies last, and staff available to answer inquiries.

Van Nuys Station
7724 Van Nuys Boulevard
Van Nuys, California 91405
Activities include refreshments, commemorative postcards, stickers, and giveaways with Amtrak staff available to answer inquiries.

For more information about National Train Day and planned events, you can also visit
www.nationaltrainday.com/home www.narprail.org/trainday

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