Caltrain Changes Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday

Caltrain Changes Schedule for Thanksgiving Holiday


Caltrain will operate alternative schedules for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 25, and the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 26, giving consumers more travel options for the busiest shopping day of the year.

Caltrain will operate a weekend schedule for the holiday between the San Francisco, San Jose Diridon and Tamien stations. Caltrain will operate a modified schedule with hourly local service starting in the early morning and one roundtrip train from Gilroy the day after Thanksgiving.

More information about Caltrain’s holiday schedules is available online at

Please note the administrative offices of the San Mateo County Transit District, which manages Caltrain, will be closed on Thanksgiving and the day after. The Transit District Customer Service Call Center will be available on Thanksgiving 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the day after Thanksgiving 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. To reach a representative, please call 1.800.660.4287.


About Caltrain: Owned and operated by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, Caltrain provides commuter rail service from San Francisco to San Jose, with commute service to Gilroy. Caltrain enjoyed more than five years of consecutive monthly ridership increases, surpassing more than 65,000 average weekday riders. While the Joint Powers Board assumed operating responsibilities for the service in 1992, the railroad celebrated 150 years of continuous passenger service in 2014. Planning for the next 150 years of Peninsula rail service, Caltrain is on pace to electrify the system, reduce diesel emissions by 97 percent by 2040 and add more service to more stations.

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