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.
After 30 years, the last of America’s ‘Freedom Trains’ will take its final voyage down the rails on Monday.
Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with these Bay Area celebrations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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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.