Richmond Station (California)


Richmond Station (California)

Infobox Station
name=Richmond Station
type=Rapid transit (BART)
Commuter rail (Capitol Corridor)
logo=
logo_size=



image_size=225
image_caption=The remodeled station entry under construction in December 2006.
address=1700 Nevin Way
Richmond, CA 94801
line=BART
Rail color box|system=BART|line=Orange
other=AC Transit routes 70, 71, 72M, 74, 76, 376, 800 (All Nighter)
Golden Gate Transit route 42
Richmond Medical Center route BART-Kaiser Shuttle
platform=Island
parking=Monthly Reserved, Daily (free), Extended Weekend and Long Term (BART)
limited to 24 Hours (Amtrak)
bicycle=Two Lockers
passengers=
pass_year=
pass_percent=
pass_system=
opened=January 29 1973
rebuilt=
ADA=Yes
code=RIC (Amtrak)
owned=Bay Area Rapid Transit, Amtrak
zone=
mpassengers=rail pass box|system=BART|passengers=3,257 exits/day [ [http://www.bart.gov/docs/station_exits_FY.pdf Yearly Exits] , BART Station Profiles] |pass_year=FY 2007|pass_percent=0.18rail pass box|system=Amtrak|passengers=238,893|pass_year=2006|pass_percent=7.1
services=
:"Richmond Station (Amtrak)" and "Richmond (BART station)" redirect here. For other places, see Richmond Station."

Richmond Station is an at-grade Bay Area Rapid Transit and Amtrak station located in Richmond, California. Each system is served by an island platform. The Capitol Corridor stops here, providing connections to BART. The San Joaquins, another Amtrak route, also has a stop at this station. The station is currently being completely rebuilt. The Richmond Transit Village is adjacent; directly north of the station is a BART rail yard. Richmond serves as the northern terminus for the Richmond Line with the Richmond - Millbrae Line which operates Monday-Saturday during the daytime (although the line does not travel south of Daly City on Saturdays) and the Richmond - Fremont Line which operates at all times during regular BART service. This station has been identified as a very important regional hub in the transportation network for metropolitan and state wide planning. [http://64.233.179.104/scholar?hl=en&lr=&safe=off&q=cache:gyFcAV48y-AJ:www.ltrc.lsu.edu/TRB_82/TRB2003-002020.pdf+hercules+california+amtrak+station Converting a Large Region to a Multi-Modal Pulsed-Hub Public Transport Network] , by Ross M. Maxwell, "Parsons Brinckerhoff" study, August 1, 2002 and November 15, 2002, access date July 18, 2008]

BART service at this station began on January 29 1973. [http://www.bart.gov/docs/BARThistory.pdf BART History] , BART website, access date July 18, 2008]

The station is served by two bus agencies. AC Transit provides a variety of local and regional service. Buses connect the station to various locations such as Contra Costa College, Hilltop Mall, El Cerrito del Norte BART Station, which is a regional bus hub with connecting services to the North Bay, and Richmond Parkway Transit Center. Routes 70, 71, 72M, 74, and 76 provide a mixture or local intra-city service and also feeder service into the BART and Amtrak systems. They link to Richmond neighborhoods and neighboring communities of Marina Bay, Belding Woods, Point Richmond, Atchison Village, Hilltop, El Sobrante, El Cerrito, East Richmond, North Richmond, Rollingwood, and Pinole. Routes 376 and 800 both provide late night service. The former is a late night circulator combing the most popular portions of the local lines running until 2 AM while the 800 runs a route which emulates the BART's Richmond-Daly City line between Richmond and downtown San Francisco during the hours that BART is closed. It is the main route in the All Nighter regional Bay Area network. Route 42 is a link between the Golden Gate Transit service area in Marin County and the AC Transit area in Contra Costa County, the line connects San Rafael Transit Center a major GGT hub in San Rafael with Richmond and El Cerrito del Norte BART stations.

A transit store opened at the station in August 2008, joining other major stations in the system. [http://bart.gov/news/articles/2008/news20080804.aspx Ticket exchange window opens at Richmond BART Station] , BART News, August 4, 2008, accessed August 18, 2008]

On September 16, 2008 a man commited suicide by jumping in front of a San Francisco bound train at the station. [http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_10481048 BART service restored after body found on tracks] , By Roman Gokhman, Contra Costa Times, September 16, 2008 access date 16-09-08] [http://www.cbs47.tv/news/state/story.aspx?content_id=d4847d28-2674-4c77-889f-528ddfd30a2d BART's Richmond station closed] , CBS 47/Associated Press, September 16, 2008 access date 16-09-08] [http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local&id=6395556 40-minute BART delays; person under train] , September 16, 2008 access date 16-09-08] This led to the temporary closure of the station and cutting service on the Richmond line to end at El Cerrito del Norte station.

ee also

*List of Bay Area Rapid Transit stations

References

External links

* [http://www.bart.gov/stations/stationGuide/stationOverview_RICH.asp BART - Richmond Station Overview]
* [http://www.capitolcorridor.org/stations/richmond.php Capitol Corridor - Richmond Station Page]
* [http://www.amtrak.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=Amtrak/am2Station/Station_Page&code=RIC Amtrak Station Information Page]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Richmond Station — The following rail stations are named Richmond:In the United States: *Richmond Station (California), served by Bay Area Rapid Transit and Amtrak *Main Street Station (Richmond) and Richmond Staples Mill Road (Amtrak station) in Virginia, both… …   Wikipedia

  • Point Reyes Station, California — Point Reyes Station   census designated place   State Route 1 runs through Point Reyes Station …   Wikipedia

  • East Richmond Heights, California — Infobox Settlement official name = East Richmond Heights, California settlement type = CDP imagesize = image caption = image imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Location in Contra Costa County and the state of… …   Wikipedia

  • Richmond — may refer to:PeoplePlacesAustralia* Division of Richmond, an electoral district in the Australian House of Representatives, in New South Wales *Richmond, New South Wales ** RAAF Base Richmond *Richmond, Queensland *Richmond, South Australia… …   Wikipedia

  • California and Nevada Railroad — Locale East Bay, California Dates of operation 1884–1903 Track gauge 3 ft  (914 mm) narrow gauge Headquarters 40th Street/San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, California …   Wikipedia

  • Richmond, California — Infobox Settlement official name = City of Richmond, California motto = The City of Pride and Purpose image seal size = 162 mapsize = map caption = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = United States subdivision type1 = State subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Richmond Heights, Richmond, California — For the adjacent unincorporated area, see East Richmond Heights, California. Richmond Heights in 1912. Richmond Heights formerly East Richmond and also known as Richmond View and Mira Vista is a district of eastern Richmond, California in the San …   Wikipedia

  • Richmond-San Rafael Brücke — 37.935327777778 122.447708333337Koordinaten: 37° 56′ 7,2″ N, 122° 26′ 51,7″ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Richmond, California municipal elections, 2006 — The Richmond, California 2006 city election decided the mayor, four council members, and one measure submitted to the voters of Richmond, California on November 7, 2007.[1] The election also elected the first Green Party mayor of this city, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Richmond-San Rafael Bridge — Infobox Bridge bridge name= Richmond San Rafael Bridge caption= The Richmond San Rafael Bridge from its western terminus. official name= John F. McCarthy Memorial Bridge also known as= carries= 4 lanes (2 WB on upper level, 2 EB on lower) of I… …   Wikipedia


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.