How the System on the Train Works

The system on the train is provided by access points located in each car (“intermediate cars”) that are wirelessly meshed to a central “brain” car which houses a server/router with multiple cellular data cards and antennas to communicate with the cellular network along the route. The cellular cards are the limiting factor in the system connecting to the wide area …

Which of your trains have Wi-Fi?

CCJPA was a pioneer in launching complimentary Wi-Fi access onboard the Capitol Corridor trains since 2011. In 2020, the service was upgraded for more bandwidth and ongoing, we will do periodic hardware and system updates to maintain speeds at as near maximum as feasible given the technical variations in cellular backhaul and customer network use.

I am having trouble connecting. Who can I call?

We do not offer technical support for passengers experiencing difficulty with the network. If you feel there has been a network outage, please report this to the onboard staff. While our Conductors are unable to troubleshoot your connectivity issues, they can report the possibility of an onboard outage to an offsite monitoring service.