California Corridors November stats   December 11th, 2009

From: DAVID B. KUTROSKY, Managing Director, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Commentary

Sunset Limited: BULLETIN   December 11th, 2009

Texas Eagle at Dallas 12-12-09 002NOTE: Mr. Manning has two confirmations of his information. For a longer report on this issue see: News from URPA This Week at Amtrak; 2009-12-10, link in the right column of this post. Russ Jackson Photo: The daily Texas Eagle arrives at Dallas Union Station December 12. All of us look forward to the day this train finally goes to Los Angeles DAILY!
I have just been informed that the Amtrak Board of Directors has just authorized negotiations with the Union Pacific Railroad for a daily Sunset Limited train. More to follow.
Robert Manning, President, Southwest Rail Passenger Association; Director, Rail Passenger Association of California

Posted in Issues

RailPAC-NARP LAUS Meeting notice   December 10th, 2009

At Los Angeles Union Station this Saturday!
Informal get together for all RailPAC and NARP members. Meet opposite Union Bagel.
Come join us for rail talk and holiday good fellowship!
Paul Dyson

Posted in Events

RAIL PASSENGER ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA
1017 L Street PMB 217, Sacramento, CA 95814
www.railpac.org
5th December, 2009
Mr. Joseph H. Boardman
President and Chief Executive Officer
NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION
60 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington DC 20002
Dear Mr. Boardman:
Once again I must write to you about the catastrophic service failures on the Pacific Surfliner service.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Commentary

RAIL PASSENGER ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA
1017 L Street PMB 217
Sacramento, CA 958114-3805
www.railpac.org
1st December, 2009
Hon. Art Brown,
Chairman, LOSSAN Corridor JPB
And members of the Board
Dear Chairman Brown:
Once again the travel plans of hundreds, possibly thousands of Amtrak passengers were severely disrupted by a locomotive failure on the LOSSAN corridor, this time on the busiest travel day of the year.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Issues