About Caltrain

Caltrain provides commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninusla, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy.

The San Francisco and San Jose Railroad Company began passenger rail service on the Peninsula in 1863. The system we know today as Caltrain had its start in 1992, when the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (PDF Agreement, 1.42MB) took over the operation of the train.

Caltrain Schedules – Everything you need to plan your trip with Caltrain.

News – Read the latest news releases from the Office of Public Affairs.Board of Directors – The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates Caltrain, consists of representatives from San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

History – Passenger service on the peninsula corridor began on Oct. 18, 1863 under the authority of the San Francisco and San Jose Railroad Company.

Contact Caltrain Public Affairs:


Media Hotline: 650.508.7725

Twitter: @Caltrain

Facebook: facebook.com/caltrain


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