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An Important Update Regarding COVID-19

Amtrak Requires Facial Coverings as Added Measure of Protection   STOCKTON – As part of Amtrak and Amtrak San Joaquins ongoing commitment to protect customers and front-line employees in response to the coronavirus pandemic, beginning on May 11 Amtrak and Amtrak San Joaquins is requiring that all customers in stations, on trains and thruway buses wear facial coverings. This …

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Sound the Horn event on April 16th at noon PST

#SoundTheHorn to Honor All Essential Workers

Amtrak San Joaquins to Join Transportation Partners Across the Country to #SoundTheHorn to Honor All Essential Workers Coalition of transportation agencies join in solidarity to honor heroic workers across the country by giving two horn blasts at Noon PST on Thursday, April 16 (STOCKTON, Calif.) – April 16, 2020. The San Joaquins Joint Powers Authority …

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Amtrak San Joaquins COVID-19 Service Adjustments

  Amtrak San Joaquins COVID-19 Service Adjustments (STOCKTON, Calif.) – March 23, 2020 –  The San Joaquins Joint Powers Authority (SJJPA) and Amtrak are working closely with local, state, and federal public health agencies to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely. Following severe travel restrictions along the corridor, Amtrak San Joaquins is reducing service due …

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Important Coronavirus Update: Emeryville to/from San Francisco (Route 99) Suspension

Important Coronavirus Update: Emeryville to/from San Francisco (Route 99) Suspension   The San Joaquins Joint Powers Authority (SJJPA), Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) and Amtrak are working closely with local, state, and federal public health agencies to monitor the Coronavirus situation closely. Following severe travel restrictions along the corridor, especially in the Bay Area, …

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Statement on Amtrak San Joaquins’ Precautions Against Coronavirus

Statement on Amtrak San Joaquins’ Precautions Against Coronavirus  (STOCKTON, Calif.) – March 13, 2020 – The health and safety of Amtrak San Joaquins passengers and staff is the number one priority of the San Joaquin Joint Powers Authority (SJJPA). As such, SJJPA staff is closely monitoring the status of coronavirus (COVID-19) and is working closely …

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Ride the Amtrak San Joaquins to Allensworth

Allensworth Black History Month Celebration! Allensworth is the only town in California that was founded, funded, built, and governed exclusively by African Americans.   Its leading spirit, Lt. Col. Allen Allensworth, escaped slavery in Kentucky, served in the Union Army during the Civil War, and migrated West after Emancipation.  Settling in Los Angeles, he built a …

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