May 11, 2018 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Offers Late-Night Trains for Concerts

Travel to outdoor venue and enjoy discount train fares 

 WASHINGTON – The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner will offer special train service for customers who travel to/from the FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, Calif., from May 11 and Sept. 30, 2018. Discounted Pacific Surfliner fares will be offered for travel  on select concert dates.

The Pacific Surfliner directly serves the new FivePoint Amphitheatre, which is located adjacent to the Irvine Station.

In addition, customers who present a valid Pacific Surfliner ticket at the gate will receive complimentary Fast Lane access, which allows expedited entry to FivePoint Amphitheatre.

The Pacific Surfliner travels between San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo, connecting nearly 3 million passengers a year to many of Southern California’s top destinations.

“We are proud to support access to live music and are excited to provide a special concert train service in partnership with Live Nation and FivePoint Amphitheatre,” said Bryan MacDonald, chairman of the Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency, which oversees the Pacific Surfliner service. “This service will enhance the experience for concert goers while also improving quality of life for local residents.”

The Pacific Surfliner will provide late-night service from Irvine, Calif., to Los Angeles and San Diego with trains departing approximately 20 minutes after most concerts.

The special northbound Train 597 will depart Irvine, Calif., promptly at 11:20 p.m. en route to Santa Ana, Anaheim, Fullerton and Los Angeles. The final southbound
Train 796 will depart Irvine at 11:19 p.m. en route to San Juan Capistrano, Oceanside, Solana Beach and San Diego. Concert attendees can take any Pacific Surfliner train to the FivePoint Amphitheatre with service from San Diego, Oceanside, Anaheim, Los Angeles and intermediate stops.

For more information, including a full list of concerts, promotional fares and detailed train schedules, please visit www.pacificsurfliner.com/livenation.

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Kimberly Woods

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About the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency

The Los Angeles – San Diego – San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency is a joint powers authority composed of rail owners, operators and planning agencies along the entire LOSSAN rail corridor. In addition to working to improve passenger rail ridership, revenue, on-time performance, operational flexibility, and safety, the LOSSAN Agency assumed management responsibility for the Pacific Surfliner service in July 2015, following the execution of an interagency transfer agreement with the state of California. For more information, visit lossan.org

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