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TAKE CAPITOL CORRIDOR TO SEE LUKE COMBS AND ROLLING STONES AT LEVI’S® STADIUM 2024!

May 10, 2024

Oakland, CA, May 9, 2024 – The spring and summer concert season at Levi’s® Stadium is just around the corner and Capitol Corridor trains are ready to take concert goers there! Capitol Corridor trains service the Santa Clara-Great America Station (GAC) and will offer an adjusted train schedule to better accommodate fans to watch Luke Combs perform on Friday, May 17, and Saturday May 18, and Rolling Stones on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.  Concert goers can enjoy the train’s onboard amenities that include FREE Wi-Fi, spacious restrooms, comfortable seats, and a Café Car.

While Capitol Corridor has adjusted the return schedule to accommodate concert goers, ticketed passengers will need to allow at least 30 minutes as the crowd leaves the stadium to get to the Santa Clara-Great America Station.

Santa Clara – Great America (GAC) station arrivals and departures

Rolling Stones Special Train Service 7/17/24

Date Show Start Show End (estimated) Westbound Train # and Arrival (to Levi’s Stadium) Eastbound Train # and Departures (to Sacramento)
Wednesday, 7/17/24 7:30pm 11:00pm Train 543 arrives GAC at 5:05PM

Train 547 arrives GAC at 7:49PM

Train 550 departs GAC at 11:30PM

 

PAST CONCERT(S)
Luke Combs Special Train Service 5/17-18/2024

Date Show Start Show End (estimated) Westbound Train # and Arrival (to Levi’s Stadium) Eastbound Train # and Departures (to Sacramento)
Friday, 5/17/24 5:45pm 11:00pm Train 541 arrives GAC at 2:38PM

Train 543 arrives GAC at 5:05PM

Train 550 departs GAC at 11:30PM
Saturday, 5/18/24 5:45pm 11:00pm Train 741 arrives GAC at 3:37PM

Train 743 arrives GAC at 5:37PM

Train 750 departs GAC at 11:PM

For more information about discounts, including Buy One, Get One Free, Family & Friends, Seniors and Student Discounts, visit the Deals & Promotions page. For train updates, sign up for Capitol Corridor service alerts through email/SMS text @RideCCRail.com.

About CCJPA and the Capitol Corridor®
Managed by the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), the Capitol Corridor is an intercity rail service connecting the most economically vibrant urban centers in Northern California – from Sacramento to Silicon Valley, and including San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. With free Wi-i Fi on board, Capitol Corridor trains provide a convenient, reliable, and comfortable alternative to the congested I-80, I-680, and I-880 freeways for more than 700,000 passengers a year. For more information, visit www.capitolcorridor.org.

Contact: Vernaé Graham, Capitol Corridor

CCJPA’S MANAGING DIRECTOR, ROBERT PADGETTE, APPOINTED BY THE SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD TO THE ‘FIRST-EVER’ PASSENGER RAIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

April 3, 2024

Oakland, CA, April 3, 2023 – Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) proudly announces the appointment of its Managing Director, Robert Padgette, to the Surface Transportation Board (STB)’s newly formed Passenger Rail Advisory Committee (PRAC).  

“I am truly honored by this appointment to join a group of esteemed rail industry leaders,” said Padgette. “I look forward to serving alongside them, examining the multifaceted issues impacting passenger rail systems nationwide for years to come.” 

Padgette was selected by Chairman Martin J. Oberman to fill the seat for an At-Large representative, a three-year term through March 2027. 

The PRAC’s activities include providing information, advice, and recommendations to the Board on issues impacting the development and operations of passenger rail services, including: improving efficiency on passenger rail routes; reducing disputes between passenger rail carriers and freight rail hosts regarding the use of freight-owned facilities and infrastructure for passenger service, including passenger on-time performance issues; and improving regulatory processes related to intercity passenger rail to the benefit of the public, the communities served by passenger rail, and the environment. The PRAC meetings will be open to the public. – Surface Transportation Board. 

About CCJPA and the Capitol Corridor®`
Managed by the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), the Capitol Corridor is an intercity rail service connecting the most economically vibrant urban centers in Northern California – from Sacramento to Silicon Valley, and including San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. With free Wi-Fi on board, Capitol Corridor trains provide a convenient, reliable, and comfortable alternative to the congested I-80, I-680, and I-880 freeways for more than 700,000 passengers a year. For more information, visit www.capitolcorridor.org. 

Contact: Vernaé Graham, Capitol Corridor 

TAKE CAPITOL CORRIDOR TRAINS TO 49ER PLAYOFF GAME AT LEVI’S ® STADIUM THIS WEEKEND!

January 17, 2024

THE NFC DIVISIONAL ROUNDS ARE UNDERWAY! TAKE CAPITOL CORRIDOR TRAINS TO 49ER PLAYOFF GAME AT LEVI’S ® STADIUM THIS WEEKEND!  

Oakland, CA, January 17, 2024 – Football fans can take Capitol Corridor to Levi’s Stadium to see the San Francisco 49ers play the Green Bay Packers in the NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at 5:15 p.m.

(see game and train schedules).  

1/20/24  vs. Green Bay Packers  Game Start Time 5:15pm  Game End (Estimated)
8:40pm 
Train 741
arrives
GAC at 
3:37pm 
Train 748
departs
GAC
at 9:18pm
 

Leave the car behind and sit back and start your playoff tailgate celebration on the train. Enjoy the onboard amenities that include FREE Wi-Fi, spacious restrooms, comfortable seats, and a Café Car, with specialty beverages.  

For train updates, sign up for Capitol Corridor service alerts through email/SMS text @RideCCRail.com. 

 

About CCJPA and the Capitol Corridor®`
Managed by the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), the Capitol Corridor is an intercity rail service connecting the most economically vibrant urban centers in Northern California – from Sacramento to Silicon Valley, and including San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. With free Wi-Fi on board, Capitol Corridor trains provide a convenient, reliable, and comfortable alternative to the congested I-80, I-680, and I-880 freeways for more than 700,000 passengers a year. For more information, visit www.capitolcorridor.org 

Contact: Vernaé Graham, Capitol Corridor 

Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority Highlights Achievements and Growth in FY2023 Performance Report

January 16, 2024

Oakland, CA, January 16, 2024 – Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) is pleased to announce the release of its Performance Report for the fiscal year 2023. The report features a year of notable accomplishments, sustained growth, and ongoing commitment to providing exceptional rail service along its entire route.

Key Highlights:

  • Record Ridership: Achieved record-breaking ridership, carried over 921,000 passengers.
  • Revenue: $23 million in revenue, a 30 percent increase from the previous fiscal year.
  • Major Infrastructure Investment: Awarded $42.51 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to complete Phase 1 of the Sacramento to Roseville Third Track project.
  • Sustainability Initiatives: Transitioned our fleet to renewable diesel.

 

The digital FY2023 Performance Report is now available on the Capitol Corridor website. It is also available as a downloadable pdf.

About CCJPA and the Capitol Corridor®
Managed by the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), the Capitol Corridor is an intercity rail service connecting the most economically vibrant urban centers in Northern California – from Sacramento to Silicon Valley, and including San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. With free Wi-Fi on board, Capitol Corridor trains provide a convenient, reliable, and comfortable alternative to the congested I-80, I-680, and I-880 freeways for more than 700,000 passengers a year. For more information, visit www.capitolcorridor.org

 

Contact: Vernaé Graham, Capitol Corridor

NOW WELCOMED! PETS ALLOWED ONBOARD CAPITOL CORRIDOR TRAINS

November 16, 2023

New pet travel policy available for Thanksgiving holiday travel
Oakland, CA, November 16, 2023 – Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Capitol Corridor is excited to announce its new onboard pet policy. Starting today, Capitol Corridor will allow pets (dogs and cats) under 20 pounds to travel onboard in a carrier with their owners every day.  

“We are thrilled to provide this new service on our trains,” said Rob Padgette, Managing Director of Capitol Corridor. “This holiday season will be more enjoyable knowing passengers have the option to bring their furry friends onboard with them along the entire route. We’d like to thank Amtrak for helping us implement this highly requested passenger service. Many Amtrak routes welcome pets on trains across the nation.” 

Pet Travel Policy 

  • $29 per pet (one-way) 
  • Pets under 20 pounds (dogs and cats, only) 
  • One pet per reservation  
  • Pet travel must be booked online in advance 
  • Pet must remain in carrier onboard 
  • Carrier size: 19’Lx14’W x10”H 
  • Pets must remain in carrier onboard with carrier under the seat 
  • Pets allowed in all cars, except the Quiet Car, and the Café car 

To confirm pet eligibility, all customers must read and sign a Pet Release and Indemnification Agreement for each travel segment. For more information about Amtrak’s Pet Policy, visit amtrak.com/pets. 

For additional conditions of the pet travel policy, visit capitolcorridor.org/pets.  

For train updates, sign up for Capitol Corridor service alerts through email/SMS text at RideCCRail.com. 

About CCJPA and the Capitol Corridor®`
Managed by the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA), the Capitol Corridor is an intercity rail service connecting the most economically vibrant urban centers in Northern California – from Sacramento to Silicon Valley, and including San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. With free Wi-Fi on board, Capitol Corridor trains provide a convenient, reliable, and comfortable alternative to the congested I-80, I-680, and I-880 freeways for more than 921,000 passengers a year. For more information, visit www.capitolcorridor.org. 

Contact: Vernaé Graham, Capitol Corridor