Operating on former Southern Pacific and Western Pacific lines between Stockton and San Jose, California, the Altamont Commuter Express carries over 1,400 riders to and from work each day. Join us for a tour through scenic Altamont Pass, wooded Niles Canyon, the marshlands near Alviso, and more!
Every ACE station is included! Filmed in late 2005 and early 2006, this video also includes vintage photos of some of the locations ACE serves and a thoroughly researched historical narrative.
See ACE's F40PH-3C locomotives in action. Witness meets between ACE and Union Pacific trains on this mostly single-track route.
More than just a commute rail video, this action-packed production also includes footage of UP, BNSF, Amtrak California, California Northern, the Niles Canyon Railway, Caltrain, and Santa Clara County's VTA light rail!
Run time: 110 min
DVD version features bonus still photo library with 99 images!
|The rest is optional but appreciated.|
|In your opinion, how was the narration level?
There was no narration.|
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.
|Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)?
A little rough around the edges.
|How would you rate the VALUE of this video?
Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.|
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
|Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others?
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
A "Must Have"!
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