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Lone Remaining Freedom Train Sells Out All Seats On Final MLK Day Ride From San Jose To SF

Tickets for all 1,400 seats available on the Caltrain train were sold even though it was announced that this excursion would be the last run of the Freedom Train in the Bay Area.

01/19/2015

Passengers board the MLK Jr. 'Freedom Train' at San Jose Diridon train station, January 20, 2014. (CBS)

Caltrain’s ‘Freedom Train’ Makes Its Last Voyage On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

After 30 years, the last of America’s ‘Freedom Trains’ will take its final voyage down the rails on Monday.

01/17/2015

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In The Bay Area, Including Final Freedom Train Ride

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with these Bay Area celebrations.

01/12/2015

Passengers board the MLK Jr. 'Freedom Train' at San Jose Diridon train station, January 20, 2014. (CBS)

‘Freedom Train’ Gains Last-Minute Riders, Will Run Again

The Freedom Train will likely run again next year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day after last-minute ticket sales for the commemorative ride from San Jose and San Francisco skyrocketed.

01/21/2014

US civil rights leader Martin Luther King,Jr. waves to supporters 28 August 1963 from the Lincoln Memorial on the Mall in Washington DC during the 'March on Washington'. (AFP/Getty Images)

Freedom Train, Bay Area Events Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Marches, rallies and festivals were under way in San Francisco and elsewhere in the Bay Area Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

01/20/2014

Passengers board the MLK Jr. 'Freedom Train' at San Jose Diridon train station, January 20, 2014. (CBS)

Bay Area MLK Freedom Train Will Ride At Least One More Year

The “Freedom Train” from San Jose to San Francisco commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and a civil rights march will ride again next year as enough people came forward at the last minute to purchase tickets.

01/20/2014

Freedom Train Riders

Slow Ticket Sales Spell Trouble For MLK Day Freedom Train

The organizers of the Bay Area’s annual Freedom Train event to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are hoping to keep the dream alive as tickets sales trickle in for Monday’s annual trip from San Jose to San Francisco.

01/17/2014

Passengers board the Freedom Train in San Jose.

Caltrain ‘Freedom Train’ Rolls From SJ To SF To Honor MLK Jr.

After singing a rendition of “We Shall Overcome” at Caltrain’s San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday by boarding the 2012 “Freedom Train.”

01/16/2012

Rembering Martin Luther King

Best Bay Area Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrations For The Family

Reflective, educational, uplifting or physical—here are the best ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Bay Area this year

01/13/2012

Passengers board the Freedom Train in San Jose.

San Jose Freedom Train Celebrates Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

Bay Area riders had many reasons for boarding Caltrain’s “Freedom Train,” which ran from San Jose to San Francisco Monday morning in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, but most seemed to enjoy the experience.

CBS San Francisco–01/17/2011

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