An Altamont Commuter Express train readies for departure from Diridon Station in San Jose, Calif., on Aug. 10, 2012.
An Altamont Commuter Express train readies for departure from Diridon Station in San Jose, Calif., on Aug. 10, 2012. Curtis Tate McClatchy
An Altamont Commuter Express train readies for departure from Diridon Station in San Jose, Calif., on Aug. 10, 2012. Curtis Tate McClatchy

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