Four inbound ACE commuter trains arrive in San Jose about hourly, beginning at 6:32 a.m., and then depart hourly, beginning at 3:35 p.m.
Amtrak California’s blue-and-gold fleet of bilevel cars sustains seven daily Capitol Corridor round trips to Sacramento, one about every 2 hours. But to see the queen, Amtrak’s Coast Starlight, you must be there at 9:55 a.m. for the southbound No. 11 and 8:11 p.m. for northbound No. 14.
An irregular pattern of Union Pacific freight trains, including the late-night rock job from the Logan Quarry near Watsonville and intermodals, passes through on the Coast Line. An occasional Permanente Local to the quarry in Cupertino works the Vasona Industrial Lead that parallels the light rail to Campbell.