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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Contact Information

Physical Address:

Department of Transportation
Division of Rail
1120 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing Address:

Please choose one of the following:

(To offices/Individuals providing Rail Support and Equipment)

Caltrans Division of Rail and Mass Transportation
MS 74
P. O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

(To offices/Individuals managing State and Federal Transit Programs)

Caltrans Division of Rail and Mass Transportation
MS 39
P. O. Box 942874
Sacramento, CA 94274-0001

General Information:

Phone 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)
Phone 916-653-3060
Fax 916-653-4565

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