U.S., California: Amtrak San Joaquins to reopen temporarily closed stations, beginning Monday

From A Contributed Report, The Sentinel; October 1, 2020 STOCKTON —  Beginning Monday, station lobbies serving the Amtrak San Joaquins…

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U.S., California: Report details plan to greatly increase passenger trains from Modesto to Sacramento

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; April 21, 2020 Modesto-area residents yearning for better passenger rail to Sacramento might want…

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California: Forty trains a day through Altamont at up to 125 mph? It could happen, weary drivers

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; September 1, 2019 Passenger rail service could increase 10-fold over Altamont Pass – enticing…

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California: Amtrak added a train to Sacramento for commuters in Modesto area. What went wrong?

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; April 5, 2019 Low ridership is forcing Amtrak to suspend a train that gets…

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California: Why new train schedule will make a huge difference for some Modesto commuters

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; May 7, 2018 Amtrak on Monday launched a new train that gets San Joaquin…

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California: Expanded train service coming to Modesto, Merced; what it means for commuters

By John Holland, The Modesto Bee; April 27, 2018 The state Thursday put another $500.5 million into expanding passenger rail…

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