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Amtrak today announced that fiscal year 2013, which ended on September 30, saw record ridership for the railroad: Amtrak carried a record 31.6 million passengers in fiscal-year 2013, which marked the railroad’s 10th ridership record in the past 11 fiscal years. During FY2013, which ended Sept. 30, Amtrak’s state-supported corridor services logged a new record […]

Oct 14th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Passenger rail is quickly becoming a major travel choice between the Los Angeles area and San Diego. It makes sense, given the regular traffic jams on Interstate 5 and the reliable, comfortable service on the Pacific Surfliner. On days where freeway traffic is bad, the Surfliner is often faster than the car when going from […]

Jul 8th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Nobody rides trains in America, except of course when they do so in record numbers: In what is rapidly becoming a post-Thanksgiving tradition, Amtrak has announced that a record-breaking number of riders boarded its trains during the holiday travel week. Amtrak announced that 737,537 passengers used its trains between Tuesday, Nov. 20, and Monday, Nov. […]

Dec 10th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Service changes on the LOSSAN corridor are apparently afoot. Dana Gabbard at Streetsblog LA has the scoop on the possibility that Metrolink is looking at service to San Diego – a corridor that is already served by the Pacific Surfliners. According to Gabbard: The report presented at the Oct. 17th Planning and programming Committee contains […]

Oct 24th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized