Division of Rail

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Division of Rail Overview

The Division of Rail is responsible for:

  • Equipment design, maintenance and procurement (rail cars and locomotives)
  • Infrastructure (track work, signals, railroad crossings, and structures)
  • Contract management
  • Rail safety education

Caltrans contracts with the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) to provide daily operation and maintenance of Amtrak California service.

To plan a trip, view schedules or purchase tickets, visit Amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245).

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