Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Capitol Corridor Trains Debut Free Wi-Fi Service

Capitol Corridor trains have launched free wireless Internet access just in time for Cyber Monday shopping.


Capitol Corridor

Amtrak Reports Record Ridership Along California Corridor

Whether it is due to high gas prices, freeway congestion or something else, the Capitol Corridor train from San Jose to Placer County is more popular than ever before, according to new figures from Amtrak California.


Oakland Police on the scene where two Amtrak trains collided near Jack London Square on October 12, 2011. (CBS)

Amtrak Service Restored After Oakland Jack London Square Crash

Service at Oakland’s Jack London Square train station was restored Thursday morning after an Amtrak train crashed into another train that was unloading passengers, injuring 17 people.


Amtrak Train at Crossing

Pedestrian Killed By Amtrak Train In Richmond

A woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak Capitol Corridor train in Richmond Sunday morning.


Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Train Kills Pedestrian In San Leandro

An Amtrak train heading toward Sacramento hit and killed a pedestrian Thursday morning in San Leandro, a San Leandro police lieutenant said.

CBS San Francisco–06/23/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Train Kills Man Near Oakland’s Jack London Square

An unidentified man was struck and killed by a San Jose-bound Amtrak train in Oakland Thursday afternoon, according to Amtrak and the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Amtrak Train Hits Pedestrian Near Oakland Jack London Square

A pedestrian was struck by a San Jose-bound Amtrak train in Oakland Thursday afternoon, an Amtrak spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–06/02/2011

Capitol Corridor

Capitol Corridor Ridership Skyrockets

Capitol Corridor ridership continues to grow and could increase even further if gas prices continue to rise.


Amtrak Train at Crossing

Bay Area, California Commuters Embracing Amtrak

High speed rail is still years away in California, but an increasing number of commuters are already riding the regular rails. New numbers show that ridership levels are surging after a few years of declines.



Bay Area Rail Line Sees Increased Ridership

In what could be an encouraging economic sign, the Capitol Corridor is reporting an increase in ridership on the rail line linking Sacramento and the Bay Area.




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