Caltrans GIS Data

Railroad routes

California Rail Network

The Rail line feature class represents all rail alignments segmented by milepost as listed in the California Regional Timetable 20.

Data Created: Feb.14, 2013
Last Modified: Oct. 31, 2013


Description

The purpose of the data is to represent the rail network using available reference data and information contained in the California Region Timetable 20. The Rail feature class contains alignment for passenger and freight railroad lines, including commuter rail and heavy rail. The Rail feature class allows for the selection of all passenger, commuter, recreational, freight, and shortline rail alignment in California with the exception of BART.


Use limitations

This Rail Database is public domain and available to share with Caltrans partners. The Rail Database is intended for high level planning purposes and is a point in time reporting of estimated current conditions and forecast of future conditions. While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of reported data, the Database is not intended for detailed service or facility planning. Such planning requires in-depth site analysis and field confirmation of actual conditions.


Disclaimer

The maps and data are made available to the public solely for informational purposes. Information provided in the Caltrans GIS Data Library is accurate to the best of our knowledge and is subject to change on a regular basis, without notice. While the GIS Data Management Branch makes every effort to provide useful and accurate information, we do not warrant the information to be authoritative, complete, factual, or timely. Information is provided on an "as is" and an "as available" basis. The Department of Transportation is not liable to any party for any cost or damages, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the access or use of, or the inability to access or use, the Site or any of the Materials or Services described herein.


Properties

Tags: Transportation, Rail network, California Region Timetable 20
Credits: California Department of Transportation
File: Zipped shapefile: Rail_13.zip , size 1.11 MB
Extent: California statewide
References: 2013 California State Rail Plan in PDF file is available at website: http://californiastaterailplan.dot.ca.gov/