Reservations might be required over the Christmas vacation interval on Pacific Surfliner trains that journey between Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties, an Amtrak spokeswoman stated.
Vacationers would require reservations from Wednesday, Dec. 23, by way of Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, to assist handle capability and permit prospects to distance themselves from one another onboard, the spokeswoman stated.
The Rail 2 Rail program might be suspended throughout that interval, with month-to-month Metrolink and COASTER passes not accepted onboard Pacific Surfliner trains.
Amtrak month-to-month and 10-ride passes should still be used, however multiride ticket holders might be required to substantiate every journey — practice and date — by way of the Amtrak RideReserve program on Amtrak.com or the Amtrak app or with an Amtrak agent previous to touring in the course of the reservation interval, the spokeswoman stated.
For extra info, go to pacificsurfliner.com/holiday.
Though Amtrak has carried out various new security and cleansing measures at stations and on trains, firm officers are encouraging prospects to journey just for important functions in compliance with the statewide stay-at-home order meant to gradual the unfold of COVID-19.
Riders ought to plan forward, guide tickets early, make reservations and pay for them on-line, examine practice schedules earlier than arriving on the station, observe security measures and well being orders, journey throughout off-peak intervals and, if crucial, cancel or postpone reservations.
Amtrak has waived all change charges for reservations made by Dec. 31, the spokeswoman stated.
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