1st Annual Central Coast Railroad Festival

[ October 8, 2009 to October 12, 2009. ]
Family Fun Event with Activities from Paso Robles to Santa Maria – October 8-12, 2009. A variety of free events and activities will take place at numerous railroad, historical and educational locations throughout San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara Counties. See their website announcement at www.ccrf.com

The Central Coast Railroad Festival will […]

Central Coast Train Day rescheduled at Santa Barbara

[ July 18, 2009; 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. ]

9:00 am Ventura County electeds meet on the Oxnard Station platform
9:00 am Santa Barbara County electeds meet on the Santa Barbara Station platform
9:20 am Train Departs Santa Barbara Station Southbound for Carpinteria with electeds
9:21 am Train Departs Oxnard Station Northbound for Santa Barbara with electeds
9:35 am Southbound train arrives in Carpinteria. Santa Barbara […]

National TRAIN DAY

[ May 9, 2009; ]

SAN LUIS OBISPO Noon to 4 PM at the Amtrak San Luis Obispo Train Station, 1011 Railroad Avenue at Santa Rosa St.
Your train has arrived…and all of San Luis County is invited down to the San Luis Obispo train station on Saturday, May 9th, to celebrate the second annual National Train Day. The […]

RailPAC Annual Meeting and NARP Membership Meeting: “STEEL WHEELS IN CALIFORNIA”

[ May 2, 2009; ] 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.
Confirmed Speakers:

Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman, (left), VP Brian Rosenwald, and VP Richard Phelps

Don Phillips, (right) long time rail […]

RailPAC Annual Meeting and NARP Region XII Meeting

[ April 19, 2008; 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. ] In The Stanford Room at the California State Rail Museum, Old Sacramento (west of the main museum building)

Confirmed Speakers:

Don Phillips, long time rail writer and special columnist for TRAINS Magazine! (Photo © 2008 TRAINS Magazine. Reprinted with permission of […]

RailPAC January Meeting in SLO

[ January 19, 2008; 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ] 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!
Spend a Saturday on California’s beautiful Central Coast!
Train798/799 at SLO station.

COME TO this meeting Saturday, January 19, […]


[ September 15, 2007; 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM. ] 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 […]

Bay Bridge Closure- Labor Day Weekend (Followup)

[ August 31, 2007 8:00 PM to September 4, 2007 4:00 AM. ] 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 […]

Bay Area Regional Rail Plan Workshops

[ August 15, 2007 3:00 PM to August 27, 2007 5:00 PM. ] Dates and Times

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

After 18 months of analysis and stakeholder involvement, we are unveiling a blueprint for expanding the region’s network of rail lines. The Draft Regional Rail Plan will identify potential rail passenger and rail freight improvements […]