South San Francisco (Caltrain Station)
South San Francisco station is a Caltrain station in South San Francisco, California. It serves Local and Limited-Stop trains. The station is on the east side of Highway 101 beneath E. Grand Ave; downtown South San Francisco is across the freeway.
The station suffers from a poor location and poor amenities; the southbound platform is not ADA-compliant, and riders for northbound trains cross the (usually) southbound track to a narrow platform between the tracks, thus requiring a "hold out" rule at the station—if a train is stopped for passengers a train on the other track must wait. The station must be accessed via Dubuque Ave., and a tall pedestrian staircase is provided to access Grand Ave., above the station. The poor location precludes buses from connecting to the station. Although numerous Samtrans routes run near the station on Airport Blvd., the hills and tight turns make it difficult for buses to reach the station.
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