Downtown Campbell (VTA)


Downtown Campbell (VTA)
Downtown Campbell
VTA light rail station
DowntownCampbellVTA030406.jpg
Downtown Campbell Station - looking southwest along the platform
Station statistics
Address 175 Railway Avenue
Campbell, California
Coordinates 37°17′09″N 121°56′36″W / 37.285703°N 121.943208°W / 37.285703; -121.943208Coordinates: 37°17′09″N 121°56′36″W / 37.285703°N 121.943208°W / 37.285703; -121.943208
Lines
  Mountain View–Winchester
Connections Bus Route 26
Other information
Opened 2005
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by VTA
Services
Preceding station   VTA Light Rail   Following station
Mountain View–Winchester
Terminus

Downtown Campbell is a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail station, located in downtown Campbell. Downtown Campbell station contains one island platform, and marks the beginning of a double-track section which continues to the end of line, Winchester station in western Campbell. Currently it is served by Mountain View–Winchester light rail line and bus route 26.

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Location

Address: 175 Railway Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008
Nearest cross-streets: Orchard City Drive and Gilman Avenue
Geographic coordinates: 37° 17' 8.3" North, 121° 56' 35.4" West

Architecture/public art

The station's platform shelter is architecturally unique as compared with the other shelters used in the system. The shelter features a brick facade and a roofline that blends more naturally with the surrounding buildings. This is one the many VTA Light Rail stations that only fits 2 cars.

There is no public art currently on display at this station.

History

The Downtown Campbell station was constructed as part of the Vasona Extension.[1] It was dedicated August 12, 2005, but was not opened for revenue service until October 1, 2005, due to the delay in obtaining waiver from Federal Railroad Administration.

Nearby points of interest

Connecting transit

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