Leadership / 03.14.19
Train Service From L.A. Planned for Next Year's Coachella
Transportation officials are planning to utilize Amtrak train service to help fans traveling to and from the annual Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals in Southern California. The Riverside County Transportation Commission says funding has been allocated for a $8.6-million temporary train platform at the city of Indio Transit Center, which could be operational for next year's events. Included in that outlay is $5.9 million from the state and an additional $2.7 million from the commission. Patrons would board special trains at Union Station in Los Angeles, travel about 130 miles east to the Coachella Valley, and then get ferried to the concert grounds by shuttles.
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