California Department of Transportation (CDTX)

Amtrak California (reporting mark CDTX) 2006 is shoving Capitol Corridor Train 542 at Agnew Depot northbound on Tuesday January 29, 2019.
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According to Wikipedia (2019), Amtrak California (reporting mark CDTX) is a brand name used by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Division of Rail on three state-supported Amtrak rail routes within the US State of California, the Capitol Corridor, the Pacific Surfliner, and the San Joaquin. It also includes an extensive network of Thruway Motorcoach bus connections, operated by private companies under contract.

The three lines shared the use of "Amtrak California" branded Thruway buses and trainsets.

Steve Sloan's Trains : Transit Companies : California Department of Transportation (CDTX)

California Department of Transportation (CDTX)

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CDTX 2001 EMD F59PHI

California DOT (CDTX) 2001 is an EMD F59PHI owned by California DOT built in 1994 serial number 926339-1.
CDTX 2001 pulling train 537
On Friday, July 24, 2020, Susie and I did a hike in the Alviso Tide Flats. We photographed Capitol train 537 headed towards San Jose led by California DOT (CDTX) 2001.
CDTX 2001 pushing train 542
On Friday, July 24, 2020, Susie and I did a hike in the Alviso Tide Flats. We photographed Capitol train 542 headed towards Sacramento shoved by California DOT (CDTX) 2001.

CDTX 2003, EMD F59PHI

CDTX 2003 is an EMD F59PHI owned by California DOT serial and frame numbers 926339-3 order number 926339.
Train 537 at College Park
Capitol 537 train is approaching College Park in San Jose, CA at 3:10 p.m. on January 3, 2020. CDTX 2003 is the power for that train.

CDTX 2006, EMD F59PHI

CDTX 2006 is an EMD F59PHI owned by California DOT serial and frame numbers 926339-6 order number 926339.
Photo of CDTX 2006 in San Jose at Agnew
  • Amtrak California (reporting mark CDTX) 2006 is shoving Capitol Corridor Train 542 at Agnew Depot northbound on Tuesday January 29, 2019.
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CDTX 2007, EMD F59PHI

California DOT CDTX 2007, an EMD F59PHI, built as CDTX 2007 was built by EMD in 1994 serial number 926339-7. 2007 was repowered with an EMD 710ECO.
Capitol train 537 passing College Park
At 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2020, a southbound Capitol train 537 is passing by College Park station in San Jose, CA. California Department of Transportation (CDTX) 2007, an EMD F59PHI, was pulling on the front.

CDTX 2012 EMD F59PHI

Reportedly, California DOT (CDTX) 2012 is an EMD F59PHI owned by California DOT built in 2001 serial number 20006227-3.
CDTX 2012 shoving on train 538
On Friday, July 24, 2020, Susie and I did a hike in the Alviso Tide Flats. We photographed Capitol train 538 headed towards Sacramento being shoved by California DOT (CDTX) 2012.

CDTX 2102, Siemens Charger SC-44

California Department of Transportation (CDTX) is a Siemens Charger SC-44. Reportedly CDTX 2102 was built in 2017 by the Siemens as CDTX 2102 in 2017 serial number 02148671-013.
CDTX 2102 shoving on train 538
Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 3:10 p.m. northbound Capitol Corridor Train 538 is being shoved by California Department of Transportation (CDTX) 2102 at College Park in San José, CA.

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