Month: October 2021

Amtrak San Joaquins to restore 6th round-trip

(October 14, Stockton, CA) – Beginning on October 18th, Amtrak San Joaquins will restore the service’s 6th round-trip, which includes train connections between Sacramento and Bakersfield. In addition to implementing reinstated train service between Stockton and Sacramento, Amtrak San Joaquins will also be updating several Thruway Bus routes throughout its network.

New Route 1 Bus Stop at Santa Monica Pier

(October 15, Stockton, CA) – Amtrak San Joaquins is pleased to announce that beginning October 18th, the Santa Monica Pier Thruway Bus stop, located at 1532 2nd Street, will serve as a new stop and terminus for Route 1c. Additionally, the provisions of SB 742 will be implemented on Route 1c, which was authored by Senator Ben Allen of Santa Monica, allowing the service to sell bus-only tickets for bus pairs along the route – including those to/from Santa Monica.

Allensworth: Buffalo Soldier Interview

In advance of the upcoming October 9th Rededication event for the town of Allensworth, the first town to be founded, financed, and governed by African Americans, Amtrak San Joaquins staff had the opportunity to speak with living history Buffalo Soldier reenactor Trooper David Jones.

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