CC Rail Mail: Great America Giveaway, Take 5 for $5 on Weekends, James Taylor & Bonnie Raitt Concert at AT&T Park, and Upcoming Track Work

Philip Krayna CC Rail Mail & Newsletters

We’re Giving Away Passes to California’s Great America!

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Thinking about taking your family or group of friends to an amusement park this summer? We’re giving away two sets of five passes to California’s Great America for the 2017 season! For your chance to win, let us know what your favorite rollercoaster ride or water park attraction is at California’s Great America or at any other amusement park by commenting on our pinned Facebook post. We must receive your entry by 5pm on Thursday, July 20, and we’ll randomly select two winners on Friday, July 21. Read completeTerms & Conditions.

Take 5 for $5 on Weekends

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The Take 5 Weekend fare deal is back, just in time for summer and is good for travel through January 1, 2018. When you buy one full-fare ticket, you’ll be able to bring along up to five companions for just $5 per person, each way, on weekends and holiday Mondays. Think of all the amazing places you can visit along the Capitol Corridor route, and the money you’ll save on travel. The Take 5 fare discount is available online only and must be purchased at least one day in advance. Find out more about where you can go with Take 5 and book travel for you and up to five companions today!

James Taylor & Bonnie Raitt Concert at AT&T Park

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AT&T Park isn’t just for San Francisco Giants games – it hosts shows and concerts too! On Saturday, July 29, starting at 7pm, legendary musician James Taylor will perform with his band, along with special guest Bonnie Raitt. Join Giants Enterprises and explore the ballpark before the show starts! If you’re making a weekend of it and staying overnight in San Francisco, you can take the Capitol Corridor to AT&T Park. Ride the train to the Richmond Station or the Oakland Coliseum Station and connect to BART for travel to San Francisco, or take our dedicated bus from the Emeryville Station to the Transbay Temporary Terminal. For details, check out the Capitol Corridor schedule page. For more information about the show, visit the Giants Enterprises page.

Rider Tip: Save Time by Purchasing Capitol Corridor Tickets Online

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Booking travel on the Capitol Corridor is a breeze when you purchase your tickets online from our website. You’ll receive an eTicket by email as an attached PDF to print out, or from your email on a mobile device. You can also buy your ticket directly on the Amtrak mobile app to pull up and show to the conductor. Happy traveling!

Union Pacific Railroad Track Maintenance Work on July 26

Tie Replacement Work

On Wednesday, July 26, the Union Pacific Railroad will be performing track work west of the Davis station. This work, which will take place between approximately 7:30am to 5pm, is necessary to maintain the rail lines. We do not expect any major delays to our trains, but minor delays are possible. Thank you for your patience.