Although Amtrak will not be sponsoring National Train Day this year RailPAC, together with a number of local groups, is continuing the tradition at Santa Barbara. Train Day will take place Saturday May 9th at the historic depot. County Supervisor Salud Carbajal will emcee the event and State Senator Jackson and Mayor Helene Schneider are confirmed attendees.
The day will start for those wanting a train ride with train 774 to Carpinteria, returning on 1761. Events and ceremonies will begin upon arrival of 1761 at about 10.30 am.