List of Santa Clara VTA Light Rail Stations

List Of Santa Clara VTA Light Rail Stations

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light rail is a light rail transit system that serves the Santa Clara County in the U.S. state of California. The system has 42.2 miles (67.9 km) of tracks and is operated by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), which oversees public transit services in the county. The system serves over 32,000 passengers a day as of fiscal year 2007.

The initial segment of the VTA light rail between the Civic Center and Old Ironsides stations began service on December 11, 1987. In 1988 and 1990, the system was extended south of Civic Center to Downtown San Jose and Tamien station. Another 9.7 miles (15.6 km) segment to Santa Teresa and Almaden stations was added to the system in April 1991, completing the entire Guadelupé section. In December 1999, the system underwent another extension with the completion of the Tasman West section and began services to Mountain View. The system was extended to I-880/Milpitas in 2001 and to Hostetter station in 2004 as part of the Tasman East extension. In the same year, the Capitol extension to Alum Rock station was also finished. The latest section, the Vasona extension, was completed in 2005, connecting Campbell to Downtown San Jose.

The system currently has 62 stations, of which 38 stations are served by the Mountain View–Winchester line, 36 are served by the Alum Rock–Santa Teresa line, and 3 are served by the Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden line. The majority of stations, 41, are located in San Jose. Seven stations are in Sunnyvale and five are in Mountain View. Campbell, Milpitas, and Santa Clara each have three stations.


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