Renaun Erickson

Created

21 September 2011

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Intermediate

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What is Caltrain Times? The Caltrain Times application is a train schedule viewer for the Caltrain commuter rail system in California. Caltrain provides a commuter rail service along the San Francisco Peninsula, through the South Bay to San Jose and Gilroy.
 
Read the accompanying article that describes how the application was developed.
 
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Easy one page navigation allows you to select the "From" and "To" stations, allowing you to quickly see the train times. Selecting just the "From" station provides a quick view of the next northbound and southbound train times.
 
With Caltrain Times you can
 
  • Find nearest station with GPS integration
  • Get alerts from @caltrain and @bikecar twitter accounts for the trains included in your selection
  • See full schedule details with fare amounts
  • See times for routes that require a transfer
  • Select between weekend and weekday—app knows which day it is by default
  • Reverse stations by double clicking the station bar
  • See changes to train times for holidays