SMART Train Offering Preview Rides Starting This Week

SMART Train will be offering preview rides to the public starting this week.
This comes after thousands of potential riders gave their feedback over social media on when and where they would like preview rides.

On Thursday, June 29, SMART will offer roundtrip public preview rides between its Rohnert Park and Marin Civic Center stations:

  • Trains will depart southbound from SMART’s Rohnert Park Station at 8 a.m.; 10 a.m.; 12 p.m.; and 2 p.m.
  • Trains will depart northbound from Marin Civic Center at 4 p.m.; 6 p.m.; and 8 p.m.

On Saturday, July 1 and Tuesday July 4, SMART will run a train on each day from the Sonoma County Airport Station to the Marin Civic Center for the Marin County Fair. Here is a list of departure times and stations for the Marin County Fair train for both days, with an arrival at the Marin Civic Center Station at 6:01 p.m.:

  • 5:00 p.m. depart Sonoma County Airport Station
  • 5:07 p.m. Santa Rosa North Station
  • 5:12 p.m. Santa Rosa Downtown Station
  • 5:19 p.m. Rohnert Park Station
  • 5:23 p.m. Cotati Station
  • 5:36 p.m. Petaluma Downtown Station
  • 5:47 p.m. Novato San Marin
  • 5:55 p.m. Novato Hamilton
  • 6:01 p.m. arrival at Marin Civic Center

On the return, the train will depart Marin Civic Center on both days after the fireworks celebration at 10:36 p.m. Here is a list of arrival times and stations for the Marin County Fair train, with the train departing the Marin Civic Center at 10:36 p.m.:

  • 10:36 p.m. depart from Marin Civic Center Station
  • 10:42 p.m. Novato Hamilton Station
  • 10:50 p.m. Novato San Marin Station
  • 11:01 p.m. Petaluma Downtown Station
  • 11:14 p.m. Cotati Station
  • 11:18 p.m. Rohnert Park Station
  • 11:25 p.m. Santa Rosa Downtown Station
  • 11:30 p.m. Santa Rosa North Station
  • 11:37 p.m. arrival Sonoma County Airport Station

Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis and all trains depart promptly so please arrive at stations early. More preview rides are expected to be announced later this week.