Eco train travel to Truckee

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Amtrak offers an eco-friendly train travel option to reach Truckee, CA. Travel by train, by car or on commercial airlines to nearby commercial airports helps to prevent ecological damage to the fragile environment of the Truckee Tahoe region. Responsible travel and tourism using the least environmentally damaging modes of transportation also help the local economy.

Amtrak Train at Truckee, CA Station, Oct. 15,2014

Amtrak Train at Truckee, CA Station, Oct. 15,2014

Leaving Truckee for Chicago

Leaving Truckee for Chicago

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Truckee is an Amtrak train station in Truckee, California.

It is currently served by one daily passenger train in each direction, the California Zephyr. The westbound train arrives in the morning from Chicago and Denver heading for Sacramento and Emeryville with the eastbound train calling in mid-afternoon. Truckee is also served by Amtrak's "thruway motorcoaches" which run three round trips a day between Sparks and connect to trains at Sacramento.

In FY2012 Truckee was the 61st-busiest of the 74 Amtrak stations in California, boarding or detraining an average of about 26 passengers daily.[3]

Bus service

The station is served by daily Greyhound buses,[4] and local Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART),.[5]

Platforms and tracks

1  California Zephyr toward Emeryville (Colfax)
 California Zephyr toward Chicago (Reno)
2-3  Bypass/Freight line No passenger service


  1. ^ Amtrak Thruway Bus Route 20a: Sacramento - Reno/Sparks, Nevada (Amtrak California) Archived 2014-09-03 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2017, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. Retrieved 6 January cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output .citation q{quotes:"\"""\"""'""'"}.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-ws-icon a{background:url("//")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-maint{display:none;color:#33aa33;margin-left:0.3em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
  3. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2012, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-11. External link in |publisher= (help)
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