Caltrain is an American network offering commuter rail services in the state of California, United States. The Peninsula Corridor Joint Power Board owns the network. They serve in the area of San Francisco Peninsula and Santa Clara Valley. The main headquarters of this authority is situated in San Carlos, California, United States. The network of this commuter line consists of one line and 32 stations. Their fleet includes 134 passenger cars and 29 locomotives.
The estimated revenue of this authority is US$ 46.8 million. There are 29 regular stops in their networks along with two weekend-only stops and one football only stop. According to August 2018 records, they run 32 Sunday, 36 Saturday, and 92 Weekday trains. This rail service was started by the San Francisco and San Jose Railroad Company in 1863, whereas the present line started in 1992 after the operation of the train come under the control of Peninsula Corridor Joints Powers Board.
Caltrain Important Information
There is a proof-of-purchase system implemented by the company where the passengers have to buy a ticket before entering the train. The passengers have to show the tickets to the inspector if requested by them. All the stations have ticket machines. Also, the majority of stations has both parking as well as bicycle access. Their network is divided into a great variety of parts that include zone 1, zone 2, zone 3, zone 4, zone 5, and zone 6.
All the information about the fares and tickets are available on the official website of the company. They have added required details about the process to buy tickets and codified tariff details.