September 18, 2013 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Adds Four New stops

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More options for passengers in North San Diego County beginning Oct.7 s

OAKLAND – Passengers will have more choices when Pacific Surfliner trains begin stopping at four new station stops between Oceanside and San Diego (Carlsbad Village, Carlsbad Poinsettia, Encinitas and Sorrento Valley), currently served only by COASTER.

Starting Monday, Oct. 7, under an agreement between Amtrak, Caltrans and the North County Transit District (NCTD), three northbound and three southbound Pacific Surfliner trains will now stop at all eight San Diego County stations, every day of the week.

“We are pleased that we were able to work with our partners at Caltrans and NCTD to provide all our passengers with more travel options,” Jay Commer, Amtrak General Manager State Corridor Services.

Tickets can be purchased at www.AmtrakCalifornia.com, www.Amtrak.com, through the Amtrak mobile app, at a Quik-Trak ticket kiosk or any staffed Amtrak station. For complete COASTER schedule information, including these six, select Pacific Surfliner trains, visit www.gonctd.com/coaster

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