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Caltrain has 33 stations from San Francisco to Gilroy. Seven of them (Millbrae, Burlingame, San Carlos, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, San Jose) are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Number of locomotives 5 - F40PH-2 3200 HP locomotives
15 - F40PH-2CAT 3200 HP locomotives
3 - F40PH-2C 3200 HP locomotives
6 - MP36PH-3C 3600 HP locomotives
Number of cars 93 Gallery cars, including 27 cab cars
17 Bombardier bi-level cars, including 7 cab cars
Miles of track77 (San Francisco to Gilroy)
Weight of train (a consist)750,000 pounds/375 tons
(locomotive and four passenger cars)
Top speed of train79 miles per hour
Stopping distancevariable, including speed and weather (generally 1/2 mile)
Grade crossings 45 between San Francisco and San Jose,
another 28 between San Jose and Gilroy
Crossing armsactivated an average of 20 seconds
before a train enters the intersection

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