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For immediate release / August 30, 2022
SANTA FE 3751 TO ATTEND AMTRAK TRACK SAFETY COMMUNITY EVENT
Fullerton, CA – The San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society’s (SBRHS) restored, 1927-built steam locomotive, Santa Fe 3751, will return to operation for the first time since 2017 as it travels from its home base in Los Angeles, Calif. to Fullerton, Calif., to participate in Amtrak’s Track Safety Community Event, taking place on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the Fullerton Transportation Center.
Open to the public between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday the 24th and 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday the 25th, the Track Safety Community Event, hosted by Amtrak, is being presented in partnership with Operation Lifesaver (OLI) during “Rail Safety Week” as OLI celebrates the organization’s 50th Anniversary. The free rail safety event will offer fun activities for the entire family ranging from the chance to meet railroad workers, tour train equipment and learn important railroad safety tips.
Train equipment on display at the Fullerton Transportation Center during this event will include:
Steam Locomotive - Santa Fe 3751
Pacific Surfliner Cab Car
Amtrak Superliner Coach
Operation Lifesaver Locomotive
Positive Train Control Expertise
Zero Emission Locomotive Technology Expertise