FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 29, 2015
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Joel Zlotnik (714) 560-5713, Eric Carpenter (714) 560-5697
Local Control Coming to Pacific Surfliner Rail Service
LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency to take over management of popular Amtrak route from state
ORANGE – The Pacific Surfliner rail service, the nation’s second busiest Amtrak route, will transition to local control beginning on July 1, following the signing of an interagency transfer agreement with the state of California on Monday.
The Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, with management and staffing provided by the Orange County Transportation Authority, will take over day-to-day administrative duties for the Pacific Surfliner service that day, including management of the operating contract with Amtrak, which operates the service. Continue reading