On Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – just four days before Earth Day on April 22 – the Capitol Corridor, along with Siemens USA and the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), unveiled an Earth Day gift to the Northern California megaregion – a new, environmentally-friendly, California-built locomotive. More Earth Day Gift to Our Riders: New Eco-Friendly, Diesel-Electric Locomotives
The stretch of the Capitol Corridor route between Martinez and Davis is one of the prettiest, and just looking out the window it’s easy to see that nature is alive and well here. Most passengers never experience the Suisun Marsh first-hand though as they zip past the Suisun/Fairfield station on the way to Davis and Sacramento to the east, or Bay Area destinations to the west.
Do you live green and sustainably? If so, show us your green lifestyle between Saturday, April 1, and Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, by submitting images with the hashtag #22DaysofGreen that best capture how you, and your friends and family, are helping the environment. It could be a picture from your train commute, your family working in the garden, or a group of friends hiking. You can also share pictures that illustrate new ideas and tips such as recycling or repurposing hacks.
Take the Capitol Corridor and enjoy a weekend full of festivals! Immerse yourself in Asian culture at the Cambodian New Year Festival in Oakland and Children of the Dragon Festival in San Jose, learn all about our food system at the Sacramento Food Film Festival, and shop for artisan goods at the San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair.
Thanksgiving is the busiest travel period for the Capitol Corridor. To ensure that your ride is as comfortable and stress-free as possible, here are some travel tips to keep in mind for the holidays: