Caltrain to Operate Regular Weekend Schedule and Maintain Bus-Bridge Service Between South San Francisco, San Bruno and Millbrae Stations on Saturday


Buses to replace Caltrain service following collision in San Bruno; BART to continue accept free transfers at Millbrae Station through at least noon Saturday

Caltrain will be operating on a regular weekend schedule while maintaining bus-bridge service between South San Francisco, San Bruno and Millbrae Stations on Saturday, following Thursday’s collision between a train and on-track equipment in San Bruno. BART will be providing free service for passengers transferring at Millbrae Station through at least noon Saturday and customers can consider other transportation options by visiting

SamTrans buses will carry passengers between the impacted stations throughout the day on Saturday. Passengers traveling to and from those stations should expect service delays as a result of the bus-bridge. For the rest of the system, Caltrain will run its regular 32-train weekend schedule. Bus-bridge service is free to all Caltrain riders.

Just before 10:40 a.m. on Thursday, a Southbound Caltrain train carrying 75 passengers was involved in a collision with on-track equipment. As a result, 13 people were injured, including two Caltrain employees. None of the injuries were life-threatening. 

The National Transportation Safety Board has begun an investigation into the incident, and Caltrain is assisting with that inquiry. As soon as the NTSB releases the incident site in San Bruno, Caltrain will begin work on repairing the tracks and restoring full service.

Passengers can receive all relevant service updates by following @Caltrain Alerts on Twitter and by checking the Caltrain Facebook page and

The agency will release more information on the incident and its subsequent investigation as details become available.

Caltrain thanks its sister transit agencies for their assistance in getting our riders where they need to go. Caltrain also thanks the emergency personnel that responded to yesterday’s incident quickly and effectively.


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. 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 corridor, reduce diesel emissions by 97 percent by 2040 and add more service to more stations.

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