Caltrans GIS Data

AmtrkBus and Stations

Amtrak Thruway Routes and Stations in California

California Amtrak Thruway Bus system has two GIS layers: Amtrak thruway routes line feature class and Amtrak stations in point feature class.

Publication Date: October 31, 2013


The Amtrak Thruway Bus system operates in conjunction with the three Amtrak (Capitol Corridor, San Joaquin, and Pacific Surfliner) train routes in California. A passenger must travel on a train segment in order to use the feeder bus system. Bus routes follow major highways between stations however the actual route taken is subject or the driver has the discretion to change due to road conditions.

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Tags: Transportation, Railroad, Stations, Commuter, Amtrak Bus, Passenger
Credits: California Department of Transportation
File: Zipped shapefiles:
  • The routes of Amtrak Thruway Bus system: , size 1.75 MB;
  • The stations of Amtrak Thruway Bus system: , size 0.03 MB
  • Extent: California statewide
    References: 2013 California State Rail Plan in PDF file is available at website: