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Revision as of 23:44, 5 February 2020

Under contract to TransitAmerica Services. Operates between San Francisco and Gilroy, CA. The system features local trains (stops at all station), limited trains (stops at specific stops) and "Baby Bullet" express trains which call at selected principal stations only.

Locomotives

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine
horsepower
Gearing
top speed
HEP generator Notes
500, 501 1959 EMD GP9-R
  • Sold to Motive Power Resources in late 2012, left Caltrain on March 8, 2013.
503, 504 1974 EMD MP15DC
505 1978-1981 Budd SPV-2000
  • Track Geometry Car.
900, 901, 904-906, 908, 909, 911-913, 915-919 Caltrain 913-a.jpg 1985 EMD F40PH-2CAT
  • Overhauled by Alstom in 1999.
  • HEP generators converted to CAT engines.
  • 918-919 started service in 1987.
902, 903, 907, 910, 914 Caltrain 907-a.jpg 1985 EMD F40PH-2 Overhauled by Alstom in 1999; HEP Generators retained to original gear drive from the engine.
920-922 Caltrain 920-a.jpg 1998 MPI F40PH-2C Cummins 920 is the Operation Life Saver unit.
923-928 Caltrain 926-a.jpg 2003 MPI MP36PH-3C 3600hp Caterpillar Originally bought for the baby bullet service, but are commonly seen on local and limited routes.

Passenger cars

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Notes
112-118 2002 Bombardier BiLevel
  • Cab cars
  • Ex-Sounder cars same number's.
119-120 2008 Bombardier BiLevel Cab cars
164-? 1997 Bombardier BiLevel
Generation 2
  • Ex-Metrolink cars same number's; bought in 2015.
  • First units entered service on 5/11/2015. All units are currently in service.
219 2002 Bombardier BiLevel Cab car
220-227, 229-230 Caltrain 230-a.jpg 2002 Bombardier BiLevel Ex-Sounder cars same number's.
231-236 2008 Bombardier BiLevel
3800-3825 Caltrain 3801-a.jpg 1985 Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bilevel
  • Luggage cars
  • Overhauled by Alstom between 2000-2002.
3826-3835 Caltrain 3830-a.jpg 1985 Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bilevel
  • Converted to bike cars in 2011.
  • Overhauled by Alstom between 2000-2002.
3836-3851 Caltrain 3836-a.jpg 1985-1987 Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bilevel Overhauled by Alstom between 2000-2002.
3852-3865 Caltrain 3855-a.jpg 1999-2000 Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bilevel Wheelchair cars
4000-4020 Caltrain 4012-a.jpg 1985 Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bilevel
  • Cab cars/bike cars
  • Overhauled by Alstom between 2000-2002.
4021-4026 Caltrain 4021-a.jpg 2000 Nippon Sharyo Gallery Bilevel Cab cars/bike cars with wheelchair lifts