Track Work begins January 17th

Linsey Ettlin CC Rail Mail & Newsletters

Effective January 17th, Capitol Corridor trains will experience a temporary service disruption. Union Pacific will be upgrading track infrastructure (primarily railroad ties & bridges) between Richmond and the north side of the Martinez-Benicia drawbridge, installing approximately 40,000 new wood ties at their own expense. This is the first installment of a multi-year track upgrade project between Oakland and Sacramento, which …

Message to Riders: Service Update

Linsey Ettlin CC Rail Mail & Newsletters

Dear Riders: Well the best-laid plans have run amok. We have been working for two months to plan a reduced train schedule to accommodate an enormous tie renewal project between Pinole (north of Richmond) and Benicia (just over the north side of the Martinez Drawbridge). That temporary schedule was supposed to go into effect January 22. Then the bottom fell …