Who needs high-speed rail? California already has a slow train to ‘nowhere’

By Carl Nolte, San Francisco Chronicle; June 29, 2019 It has been one of those great California dreams — a…

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Capitol Corridor increases train speeds in California

From Progressive Railroading Magazine; June 18, 2019 A new Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) timetable took effect yesterday, reducing…

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California: Amtrak’s San Joaquin Service Through Valley Expanding

By Jody Murray, GV Wire; May 15, 2019 Amtrak is beefing up its train schedule through the San Joaquin Valley,…

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California Rail Warriors: As more workers commute by train, Amtrak has plans to get them there quicker

By Allen Pierleoni, Comstock’s; April 30, 2019 Without it — and the 200,000-plus miles of track that followed because of…

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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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Sacramento, California to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

By Traci Rockefeller Cusack, Sacramento Press; April 3, 2019 This year, the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation are proud…

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California: How trains under the bay – not high-speed rail – may connect Sacramento and San Francisco

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; February 20, 2019 For decades, train riders from Sacramento to San Francisco have been…

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California’s Capitol Corridor To Expand Train Service To And From Roseville

By Randol White, Capitol Public Radio; January 22, 2019 Commuter train service to and from Placer County is expected to…

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EDITORIAL: High-speed rail in California has become a slow-motion train wreck

An Editorial From The Las Vegas Review-Journal; August 10, 2018 High-speed rail in California has turned into a slow-motion train…

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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: Getting to Sacramento is about to get a lot easier

By Vito Chiesa, The Modesto Bee; April 6, 2018 Making the stressful drive to Sacramento for an early morning meeting…

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California: Tickets for Fresno-Sacramento Amtrak service go on sale

From Staff, The Business Journal; March 8, 2018 Amtrak San Joaquins has announced that riders will now be able to…

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California: Could Amtrak catastrophe happen here in Sacramento? It almost did, leaving some riders scared and angry

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; December 26, 2017 Could last Monday’s Amtrak train crash in Washington happen here? It…

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California: Hackers attack Sacramento transit system and demand $8,000 ransom

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; November 20, 2017 Computer hackers directly attacked the Sacramento Regional Transit system computers this…

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Expensive questions surface with changed passenger car order

California selects Siemens for passenger car order two years after a Nippon-Sharyo prototype failed key test From TRAINS Magazine Newswire;…

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Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley rail service is an old idea whose time has come again

By The Editorial Board, The Sacramento Bee; October 4, 2017 The prospect that new trains could be delivering passengers to…

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Catch an Amtrak toward L.A. from midtown Sacramento? Train officials propose new service.

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee; October 4, 2017 It’s been nearly a half century since the last passenger trains…

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