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Here is what ACE is doing to address on time performance (OTP)

This past December, ACE completed the last phase of installing (PTC) Positive Train Control on ACE equipment which is a federally mandated safety system. With the implementation of PTC there have been some technical issues that have caused delays to the service. ACE and its partners have been working to resolve these issues and we …

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Change Request Form for Changes to the ACE PTC System

Change Request Form The Change Request (CR) Form is  used to notify the ACE technical Change Control Board (CCB) of any changes to the ACE PTC system. Everyone, including host railroad, operations supervisor, maintenance supervisor, and contractor personnel, are required to notify the CCB in writing of all planned and implemented changes that directly affect …

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Here is what ACE is doing to address the WiFi issues

ACE has seen an increase of over 100,000 riders from 2017 to 2018, which is one of the largest passenger growth of any rail system in California. Due to that, there have been some strains put on the ACE WiFi system. To address and resolve the issue, ACE is upgrading antennas for the system that …

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Message to our Riders

This past December ACE completed our last phase of installing (PTC) Positive Train Control on ACE equipment. PTC is a federally mandated safety system. With the implementation of PTC we have been having some technical issues that have caused delays to the service. ACE and our partners have been working to resolve these issues and …

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Two Central Valley Rail Agencies Receive $12.3 Million Dollars in SB 1 Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Chris Kay TITLE: Manager of Marketing and Outreach PHONE: (209) 944-6242 Two Central Valley Rail Agencies Receive $12.3 Million Dollars in SB 1 Funding Stockton (CA) – The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) has awarded an additional $12.3 million dollars in SB 1 funding through the State Rail Assistance (SRA), of …

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ACE® Train Fare Increase – January 2019

On August 3, 2018 the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission Board adopted a fare increase of 6% effective 1/2/19. Please be aware of the following information: • New ACE Fares are rounded UP to the next $.25. • Current ACE train tickets will be accepted through 3/29/19. • Passengers must have new fare tickets on …

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Valley Rail Project Receives Major Grant Funding Today By State

Grant will Fund Series of New Stations and Track Improvements to Increase Connectivity and Frequency of Passenger Rail Service to Sacramento (April 26, 2018, Sacramento, CA) – Today the California State Transportation Agency announced a series of grant awards under the Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP), and selected the Valley Rail Project as a major …

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SB 1 Funds to Help ACE Start Saturday Service

The Altamont Corridor Express® (ACE) Passenger Rail Service Receives Grant to Begin Saturday Service The Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) passenger rail service was awarded a grant through the State Rail Assistance (SRA) fund by the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA). These funds will go to support a brand new Saturday service on the main line …

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Valley Rail and SB 1 Funding

Why is Valley Rail important to California? Valley Rail improves geographic equity by connecting key locations in the Central Valley including Sacramento, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, and Fresno Counties to each other and beyond to the Bay Area and the greater California rail network via three future high-speed rail (HSR) connections in Madera, Merced, …

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$75 Gas Card for Passengers Who Park at Lathrop / Manteca or Tracy Stations

HOW TO GET STARTED: Register with Dibs @ DibsTrips.com (or scroll up to where it says “sign-up” at the top of the page) Sign in & log your trip, making sure to select the mode “ACE-pool”! Click here for a quick trip-logging run-through! Make sure your carpool bud does the same! HOW TO COLLECT YOUR HARD-EARNED DOLLARS: …

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