Amtrak’s popular Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego, Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, has been transferred to Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo Rail Corridor Agency (LOSSAN) to provide better local control of one of the busiest rail corridors in the nation. Service was previously under the control of Caltrans.
Transfer of administration of the Pacific Surfliner went into effect July 1, 2015. The Pacific Surfliner is Amtrak’s second busiest rail corridor, behind only Northeast Regional between Washington D.C. and Boston.
The LOSSAN Agency was also awarded a state grant of $1.675 million for the Pacific Surfliner Transit Transfer Pass Program, which will allow Pacific Surfliner passengers to transfer more seamlessly to 12 connecting public transit providers along the LOSSAN rail corridor.
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