CC Rail Mail – October 3, 2013

Priscilla Kalugdan News Archive

It’s fall, and football season is in full swing! Plus, it’s baseball playoff time, as well as prime season for music festivals and street fairs in the SF Bay Area! We hope you’re able to make time to get out and enjoy the gorgeous weather. See you on board!


Cal vs. Washington State

Cal hosts Washington State this Saturday in its Pac-12 home-opener, 1pm, Memorial Stadium. If you’re headed to the game, take along friends for just $5 each with our Take 5 offer, or if you’re traveling alone and meeting friends there, you can get 25% off using code V342. GO BEARS!

Terms and Conditions: This offer is valid for 25pct off the regular (full) adult rail fare. This fare is valid for sale between 13Aug13- 09Dec13 and valid for travel on the following dates only: 31Aug13, 07Sep13, 14Sep13, 05Oct13, 19Oct13, 02Nov13, 09Nov13, 07Dec13, 08Dec13, and 09Dec13. Up to 2 children (ages 2-15) may accompany each adult at half the regular (full) adult rail fare. This offer is valid for travel to Berkeley and Richmond, California and return only. This offer is valid for coach travel on the Capitol Corridor and associated thruways; except not valid on the 7000-8999 thruway series. This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer. In addition to the discount restrictions; this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts, and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are permitted. Other restrictions may apply. Please refer to discount code V342. Amtrak is a registered service mark of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. Capitol Corridor is a registered service mark of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority.

Congratulations Oakland A’s!

Congratulations to the Oakland A’s in clinching the AL West title–We’ll be rooting for them this weekend against the Tigers!

Go Raiders!

We’ll also be rooting for the Oakland Raiders as the face the Chargers this Sunday evening—Oakland Coliseum is going to be busy this weekend! If you’re planning ahead for the Steelers game on the 27th, plan on skipping the traffic and hop on the Capitol Corridor for a comfortable and convenient ride to the game. We stop right at the Coliseum, so you’ll be dropped off at the front door. Save 25% on travel to home games when you book now until December 29, 2013.

Amtrak Guest Rewards Double Days

Double Days Program Extended through November 22!
Double Days are here! Amtrak Guest Rewards members earn Double Points on Capitol Corridor travel September 9-November 22, 2013. If you’re already an Amtrak Guest Rewards member, register for Double Days at Not a member? Join today at Terms and conditions apply. 


Double Points Terms and conditions: Earn double points on qualifying Amtrak travel from September 9, 2013 12:00:00am CT through November 22, 2013 11:59:59pm CT. Must be an Amtrak Guest Rewards member and register for this offer online at to participate. Not a member? Join today at Members must include their membership number when making reservations for travel to qualify. Limit of two qualifying one-way trips per day. Amtrak Guest Rewards points will not be awarded for cancelled or refunded reservations or tickets. Other terms and conditions may apply.


Be Track Smart!

Did you know that every September is Rail Safety Month in California? September may be gone, but rail safety is a year-round issue. We teamed up with our partners, Amtrak California, Amtrak and Operation Lifesaver to produce TV spots to spread the word about rail safety. Please share them with your loved ones! Be Track Smart, and remember, trains can’t swerve!

Fairs & Festivals

October is a busy month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are a couple of links to give you an idea of what there is to do this month…check them out!

SF Travel’s Festival/Special Events List’s list of events this weekend