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California Zephyr On-Time Performance

We know that on-time performance is an important ingredient in fulfilling Amtrak's quest for providing quality customer service. As many of you know, the tracks Amtrak trains travel outside of the Northeast Corridor are owned by various freight railroads. We offer this information as an opportunity for you to follow along as we work with those railroads on the path to improvement and to assist you in planning your trip.

Chicago - Denver - Glenwood Springs - Emeryville (San Francisco)

Endpoint On-Time Performance
June 2016Last 12 Months
31.7% 65.3%
View Performance by Train

Glossary of Terms

Primary Cause of Delays
June 2016
Track and Signals: 34.2%
  • 56.9% on BNSF Railway Company
  • 42.7% on Union Pacific
  • 0.4% on Amtrak
Train Interference: 25.6%
  • 56.9% on Union Pacific
  • 39.6% on BNSF Railway Company
  • 3.5% on Amtrak
Equipment: 12.9%
  • 59.8% on Union Pacific
  • 40.0% on BNSF Railway Company
  • 0.2% on Amtrak
Top three causes of delays, in % of delay minutes, may not add up to 100%.
Route Display
  • BNSF Railway Company (Chicago, IL - Denver, CO)
  • Union Pacific (Denver, CO - Emeryville, CA)