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5/25/2005



Rail News: Rail Industry Trends

Amtrak to offer Oakland Coliseum service via Capitol Corridor


On June 6, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority will begin operating Amtrak service to the Oakland Coliseum.

The authority — which operates Amtrak service between Sacramento, Oakland, San Jose and northern California cities, and the Central Valley — will open a new platform adjacent to the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Oakland Coliseum/Airport station. A ramp connecting the platform to a pedestrian overpass will enable passengers to access the coliseum or BART service.

Passengers also can use the platform to connect to Oakland International Airport via AirBART shuttles.


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