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2013 Freedom Train
San Jose Diridon Train Station
San Jose, CA
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Online sales have ended, but on-site ticket sales will be available on a first-come first-serve basis through the MLK Association only at all 4 train stations. Tickets cannot be purchased from Caltrain, and no day passes are allowed.


2013 Freedom Train
Monday, January 21, 2013, 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:
2013 Departure Stations &Times:
San Jose  9:30am   Sunnyvale 9:45am
Palo Alto 9:59am   San Mateo 10:22am
Arrives at San Francisco at 10:55am

To find the address of the 4 stations above please click on this link:
Train Station Locations

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.

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, OR pay by check.
  Brown Paper Tickets (Will Call):  
 Brown Paper Ticket receipts CANNOT be used in place of specially printed Freedom Train Tickets.
 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 Thursday, January 10, 2013.

ALSO Note:
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 over 26 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 Diridon Train Station
65 Cahill Street
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

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Minimum Age: 0
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!



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