California Department of Transportation

Division of Rail

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Charles Okereke
Branch Chief

Oakland Maintenance Facility Oversight Branch

  • Provides oversight of the daily operation of the Oakland Maintenance Facility (OMF)
  • Coordinates with Amtrak to develop plans, specifications and funding justification for routine maintenance, improvements and repairs
  • Performs routine inspections of rail rolling stock for compliance with preventive maintenance requirements
  • Oversees temporary wreck repair work and provides coordination for special projects, on-site visits, audits and other activities at the OMF
  • Maintains records and provides periodic reports on the status of OMF activities