National TRAIN DAY   April 19th, 2009

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Saturday, May 2, 2009
9:15 Registration, Coffee; 10:15 Meeting starts in the MTA Board Room at Gateway Center, Los Angeles, located behind Union Station. laus-mta-building2
. . . PROGRAM INFORMATION and RESERVATION FORM . . .
Confirmed Speakers:
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Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman, (left), VP Brian Rosenwald, and VP Richard Phelps

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In The Stanford Room at the California State Rail Museum, Old Sacramento (west of the main museum building)
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PROGRAM INFORMATION and RESERVATION FORM
THIS EVENT IS NOW S O L D O U T!
Confirmed Speakers:
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  • Don Phillips, long time rail writer and special columnist for TRAINS Magazine! (Photo © 2008 TRAINS Magazine. Reprinted with permission of Kalmbach Publishing. All rights reserved)
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    RailPAC January Meeting in SLO   January 17th, 2008

    NEW INFORMATION 1/7/08 RailPAC President Paul Dyson says a big crowd is expected! Note that the meeting will end in time to take trains 11, 14, or 799 or some of the connecting buses!
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    Train798/799 at SLO station.

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    RailPAC September MEETING NOTICE   September 1st, 2007

  • 10:00 Board Meeting
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 General Meeting

  • At the California State Rail Museum in the Museum Theater (use east “group” entrance), in Old Sacramento! Reserve your space NOW! Only a few days left to reserve! EVERYONE is welcome! And, it’s FREE! Our topic: “Running Trains WITHOUT Money!” A Presentation from Operation Lifesaver just added! See new parking information above! New 9/8/07
    Confirmed Speaker lineup of top California rail Leaders:
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    Kempton, Bronte, Skoropowski, Mortensen, Hutchison

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    The Bay Bridge reopened at 6 PM on Monday, September 3, 11 hours ahead of schedule. Over the weekend BART carried a record number of passengers, became a rolling party with its overnight service, and other public transportation systems saw record numbers of riders! No major tieups were encountered. Congratulations to Caltrans for its $1 million campaign of information leading up to this event!

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    Dates and Times

    Track the Bay Area’s rail future by attending a public meeting near you on the Draft Regional Rail Plan

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    RailPAC Board Meeting   April 12th, 2007

    The RailPAC Board of Directors will have a business meeting on Saturday, April 28, in Oakland.

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    Saturday, March 17, 2007 Gateway Center, MTA BOARD ROOM, 3rd Floor, the tall building east of Los Angeles Union Station platforms.laus-mta-building.jpg

    The Rail Passenger Association of California, the National Association of Railroad Passengers, and the Transit Coalition invite you to the biggest rail meeting of 2007!

    Amtrak President Alex Kummant (pictured, left, with RailPAC President Paul Dyson) is the Keynote Speaker at 10:30am.
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    The 11:30 session, “Amtrak & the Future” Andrew C. Selden (pictured) from URPA, Ross Capon from NARP, and Bill Bronte, Caltrans Rail Chief. RailPAC VP/NARP Director Art Lloyd is the moderator.
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    Lunch

    At 1:00 former Amtrak Board Vice Chairman Michael Dukakis

    Afternoon panels include “Southern California Regional Rail”, with RailPAC President Paul Dyson, and Mike McGinley, retired SP and Metrolink, moderated by Dennis Lytton, NARP Diector; “Transit Rail”, with Gerald Francis, Manager, LACMTA Rail, and Jerard Wright and Bart Reed from the Transit Coalition, moderated by James Smith, RailPAC VP; and “High Speed Rail Update” by Dan Leavitt, CAHSRA

    The RailPAC members’ business meeting will follow the afternoon session. Adjournment will be in honor of Byron Nordberg, RailPAC’s founding father.

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    CA Corridor Rail Meetings   March 7th, 2007

    Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Board, Suisun City Hall, 10:00

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