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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DIY Papel Picado with Amtrak San Joaquins

DIY Papel Picado with Amtrak San Joaquins Oct 7, 2020 Papel Picado is a Mexican folk art made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. The designs can be cut with small mallets and chisels from as many as 40-50 pieces of colored paper stacked together or made by folding single sheets of […]

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2020 Capitol Beer Fest!

Take the Amtrak San Joaquins to the Capitol Beer Fest on March 7, 2020!   It is almost that time of year again in Sacramento. The days are getting longer, the trees are beginning to bud again, and the Capitol Beer Fest is just around the corner!  On March 7th, grab a few friends and […]

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Valentine’s Day 2020

Valentine’s Day 2020   Welcome aboard the love train as we take a journey to your Valentine’s Day destination. Invite your special someone and hop on Amtrak San Joaquins to some of these lovely events and V-day ideas in the Bay Area. Add a cruise to your romantic train ride by celebrating your love on […]

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