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Friday, August 22, 2003

Board The Wi-Fi Train

Starting in September, passengers will be able to ride and surf on the Altamont Commuter Express and Capitol Corridor train services in northern California. "'I think I'm going to cry, it's just so beautiful!' Web developer Sasha Akhavi of Oakland wrote on Traintalk, an Internet forum frequented by Capitol Corridor riders, after he heard the news." [Contra Costa Times, "Wi-Fi trial lets train riders log on from comfort of seats;" more from the AP; c | net] According to these reports the service is expected to be free for the first three months, around $10/month thereafter.

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