2012 Freedom Train
Monday, January 16, 2012 the Freedom Train has four stops. Boarding at the Rod Diridon Train Station in San Jose begins at 9:00am and departs promptly at 9:30am. The following schedule applies to other stations:
2012 Departure Stations &Times:
San Jose 9:30amSunnyvale 9:45am
Palo Alto 9:59amSan Mateo 10:22am
Arrives at San Francisco at 10:55am
Due to limited seating, there will be no refunds.
Day passes, or regular train tickets will not be accepted in place of specially printed Freedom Train Tickets.
TICKET INFORATION and PROCESS
Please note: The cost to ride the Freedom Train is only $10.00 per person. There are no discount tickets for seniors and children. For their safety, and the safety of others, children must have their own seat, and be under the supervision of an adult at all times.
The $10.00 Freedom Train Ticket is a round trip ticket that allows you to take any train back from San Francisco on the day of the Freedom Train only.
Freedom Train Tickets cannot be purchased from the train stations. You may either purchase them on Brown Paper Tickets www.brownpapertickets.com, OR pay by check.
Brown Paper Tickets (Will Call):
Brown Paper Ticket receipts cannot be used in place of specially printed Freedom Train Tickets. You must get your specially printed Freedom Train Tickets at the San Jose Diridon Station from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Association! Other stations will NOT have speciality printed tickets in exchange for your Brown Paper Ticket receipt.
Please bring your Brown Paper Ticket receipt to the train station to receive your specially printed Freedom Train Ticket from the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association at Will Call.
Pay by Check (Mail)
Send a check payable to the MLKSCV Association, with a self addressed stamped envelope and mail it to The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley, P.O. Box 4738, San Jose, Ca. 95150.
Once we receive your check, we will send your ticket/s back to you in your self-addressed stamped envelope, so PLEASE be sure to include your self addressed stamped envelope with your check! The cut off date for mailed ticket requests received by the Association is Monday, January 9, 2012.
Please arrive at the Diridon (San Jose) Station no later than 8:30am, as lines are long.
Please arrive at other stations at least 30 minutes prior to departure time.
Seniors and persons with disabilities will be boarded on the train first.
Bullhorns are not allowed on the train.
Children must have their own ticket.
For more information please call 408-861-5323.
For over 25 years the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley has commemorated the distance WALKED from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama by Dr. King and other Civil Rights Advocates, by offering a train ride from San Jose to San Francisco, California.
San Jose Rod Diridon Station (View)
65 Cahill St
San Jose, CA 95110
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|