Posts Tagged ‘BNSF track work’

Track Work Disrupts San Joaquin Trains June 11, 12

June 8, 2020

BNSF track work will affect San Joaquin service trains on June 11 and 12.

Trains 701, 702, 703, 704, 714 and 717 and their Thruway Bus connections are canceled. Also canceled on those days will be Thruway buses 3512 and 3519 between Bakersfield and Las Vegas are canceled.

On June 11, Train 718 will terminate at Wasco, California, with passengers provided alternative transportation to all missed intermediate stops by Thruway Bus 5818 to Bakersfield.

On June 12, Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Thruway Bus 5811 will provide alternate transportation from Bakersfield to Wasco.

Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

BNSF Track Work to Disrupt San Joaquins

May 17, 2020

BNSF track work will result in changes in the operations of the San Joaquins on May 29 and 30.

On May 29, Train 718 will terminate at Wasco, California.

Thruway Bus 5818 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

On May 30, Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Thruway Bus 5811 will provide alternate transportation from Bakersfield to Wasco and will depart from all stations from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

Track Work Disrupts Empire Builder

May 15, 2020

Track work being performed by BNSF is disrupting operations of the Empire Builder through May 27.

On Monday through Friday No. 7 will terminate in Spokane, Washington, with alternate transportation being provided to the missed intermediate stations of Edmonds, Everett, Leavenworth, Wenatchee and Ephrata.

Thruway Bus 3007 will operate from Spokane to Seattle connecting from No. 7 at Spokane.

Train No. 8 will originate at Spokane with alternate transportation being  provided to Ephrata, Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Everett and Edmonds.

Bus 3008 will operate from Seattle to Spokane connecting with Train 8 at Spokane.

There will be no track work on Saturdays, Sundays or May 25 (Memorial Day).

Track Work to Disrupt San Joaquins

March 2, 2020

On March 6 Train 704 will terminate at Wasco, California. Thruway Bus 5804 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

Also on that day, Train 718, will terminate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5818 originating in Wasco and providing alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

On March 7, Train 711 will originate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5811 providing alternate transportation between Bakersfield and Wasco. Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

Track Work to Affect San Joaquins on Feb. 23

February 19, 2020

Trains 704, 712, 714, 716 and 718 will terminate at Stockton. Passengers will be provided bus service via Buses 4304, 4312, 4314, 4316 and 4318 between Stockton and Merced, making intermediate stops at Modesto and Turlock-Denair.

At Merced, passengers can board their respective 1700-series train to Bakersfield and intermediate stations.

Trains 703, 713, 715, 717 and 719 will originate at Stockton. At Bakersfield, passengers can board their respective 1700-series train to Merced and intermediate stations.

Passengers will be provided bus service via Buses 4303, 4313, 4315, 4317 and 4319 between Merced and Stockton, making intermediate stops at Turlock-Denair and Modesto.

At Stockton, passengers can board their respective 700-series train.

Train and bus schedules from Merced to Bakersfield, Stockton to Sacramento and Stockton to Oakland have been adjusted to depart up to 60-minutes later than normal times.

Track Work to Disrupt San Joaquins in January

December 24, 2019

Track work being performed by BNSF will result in service disruptions to some San Joaquin Service between Jan. 10 and 11, and 17 and 18.

On Jan. 18 and 17, Train 704 will terminate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5804 originating in Wasco and providing alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield. Train 718 will also terminate at Wasco with Thruway Bus 5818 originating in Wasco and providing alternate transportation between Wasco and Bakersfield.

On Jan. 11 and 18 Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Thruway Bus 5811 will operate through to Wasco, providing alternate transportation between Bakersfield and Wasco.

Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

Track Work to Affect San Joaquins

November 17, 2019

On Nov. 22, Train 704, will terminate at Wasco. Amtrak Thruway Bus 5804 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation from Wasco to Bakersfield.

Also on that date, Train 718, will terminate at Wasco. Amtrak Thruway Bus 5818 will originate at Wasco and provide alternate transportation from Wasco and Bakersfield.

On Nov. 23, Train 711 will originate at Wasco. Amtrak Thruway Bus 5811 will operate through to Wasco, providing alternate transportation from  Bakersfield to Wasco.

Bus 5811 will depart all station stops from San Diego to Bakersfield 15 minutes earlier than normally scheduled.

BNSF Track Work to Disrupt Carl Sandsburgs

November 16, 2019

Train 381 will terminate at Macomb, Illinois, with alternate transportation being provided between from Macomb to Quincy.

Train 382 will originate at Macomb with alternate transportation provided from Quincy to Macomb.

Eastbound Bus 3382 will depart Quincy at 4:30 p.m. and operate 60 minutes earlier than the normal train schedule.

Track Work to Affect San Joaquins

August 17, 2019

Track work being conducted by BNSF will affect the operation of some San Joaquin trains on Aug. 21-24 and 26-29.

On Aug 21-23 and 26-28, Train 718 will operate from Oakland to Merced with Bus 1718 operating from Merced to Bakersfield, making station stops at Fresno and Hanford.

No alternate service will be provided for Madera, Corcoran or Wasco.

Bus 5818 will wait at Bakersfield for connecting passengers from Bus 1718.

On Aug. 22-24 and 27-29, Train 713 will operate from Merced to Oakland with Bus 1713 operating 60 minutes earlier from Bakersfield to Merced, making the station stops at Fresno and Hanford. No alternate service will be provided for Corcoran, Wasco or Madera.

Bus 5413 from San Bernardino, Bus 5713 from Los Angeles and Bus 5813 from Santa Ana will operate 60 minutes earlier at all stops to Bakersfield.

Track Work to Affect Some Cascades

August 15, 2019

On Aug. 20, Train 517, will operate between Seattle and Portland with alternate transportation provided, by Bus 3517 to missed stops at Seattle, Edmonds, Everett, Stanwood, Mount Vernon, Bellingham and Vancouver.

Trains  516 and 519 will be cancelled and alternate transportation will be provided on Bus 4519 to missed stops at Seattle, Edmonds, Everett, Stanwood, Mount Vernon, Bellingham and Vancouver.