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#1 Twin Star Rocket

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 09:20 PM

One of the best beach destinations that is accessible by Amtrak California trains is the station at Surf.

Check it out!


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Posted 04 July 2018 - 10:39 PM

Nice beach but, "out of town"! On the edge of Vandenburg AFB. I've driven there several times but by train, only passed through there on the Pacific Surfliner and Coast Starlight.

 

https://flic.kr/p/rpy9mZ

 

 


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Posted 04 July 2018 - 10:41 PM

Here's a web page with photos about Surf Beach

https://www.californ...vandenberg-afb/


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29,076 miles on the Coast Starlight, Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle, Southwest Chief, Empire Builder, California Zephyr and Capitol Limited.

5540 miles booked for this fall on the Sunset Limited, City of New Orleans, Illini/Saluki, Southwest Chief.

More miles on the Pacific Surfliner, Metrolink, White Pass and Yukon Route, Grand Canyon Railway, Napa Valley Wine Train, Fillmore and Western and private railcars with LARail.com

Photos: http://www.flickr.co...rensicpic/sets/





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