Almaden station

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Almaden
Santa Clara VTA
VTA light rail station
Almaden VTA 1710 07.JPG
A VTA train at Almaden station
Location Winfield Blvd and Blossom River Way
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°14′42″N 121°52′14″W / 37.24493°N 121.870458°W / 37.24493; -121.870458Coordinates: 37°14′42″N 121°52′14″W / 37.24493°N 121.870458°W / 37.24493; -121.870458
Owned by VTA
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus Route 13, 64
Construction
Parking 189 spaces
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1991
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden Terminus
Location
Almaden station is located in San Jose, California
Almaden station

Almaden is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). This station is the southern Terminus of VTA's Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden line, popularly known as the Almaden Shuttle.

Location

Almaden station is located near Winfield Boulevard and Coleman south of Blossom Hill in southern San Jose, California. It consists of an island platform, but only one of the two tracks are in service.

Station layout

Platform Storage track; No regular service
Island platform, doors will open on the left or right
Northbound toward Ohlone/Chynoweth (Oakridge)

History

This location was once home to a large lumber company and was the southern terminus of the Southern Pacific Railroad's "Lick Branch," which was abandoned in 1981.

Station amenities

Connecting transit

  • VTA Bus Route 13
  • VTA Bus Route 64

VTA Bus Route 65 no longer serves this station due to updates in bus service implemented on January 14, 2008.

External links

  • Media related to Almaden (VTA) at Wikimedia Commons


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