Some Amtrak passengers arrive in Fresno aboard their San Joaquin train while others get ready to board in this 2011 file photo. The San Joaquin service between Bakersfield and Sacramento-Oakland is the fifth-busiest Amtrak corridor in the nation. A new regional consortium is taking over management of the service from the California Department of Transportation.
Some Amtrak passengers arrive in Fresno aboard their San Joaquin train while others get ready to board in this 2011 file photo. The San Joaquin service between Bakersfield and Sacramento-Oakland is the fifth-busiest Amtrak corridor in the nation. A new regional consortium is taking over management of the service from the California Department of Transportation. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee File Photo
Some Amtrak passengers arrive in Fresno aboard their San Joaquin train while others get ready to board in this 2011 file photo. The San Joaquin service between Bakersfield and Sacramento-Oakland is the fifth-busiest Amtrak corridor in the nation. A new regional consortium is taking over management of the service from the California Department of Transportation. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee File Photo

Valley agency takes control of Amtrak San Joaquin trains

June 26, 2015 06:00 AM