Capitol station (VTA)

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Capitol
BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg
VTA light rail station
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A VTA train at Capitol Station
LocationCapitol Expressway at Highway 87
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°16′28″N121°51′47″W / 37.274557°N 121.863098°W / 37.274557; -121.863098 Coordinates: 37°16′28″N121°51′47″W / 37.274557°N 121.863098°W / 37.274557; -121.863098
Owned by VTA
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsAiga bus trans.svg VTA Bus: 37, 71
Construction
Parking951 spaces
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened1987
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail Following station
Curtner
toward Baypointe
Blue Line Branham
toward Santa Teresa
Location
Capitol station (VTA)

Capitol is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). Capitol station is served by the Blue Line of the VTA Light Rail system. The Capitol is located in the median of State Route 87, near the intersection with Capitol Expressway in San Jose, California.

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If and when light rail is extended down the median of the Capitol Expressway from Alum Rock in what is known as the Downtown East Valley transit project, the new line will terminate around Capitol station, or possibly share tracks of the current station.

Station layout

PlatformNorthbound     Blue Line toward Baypointe (Curtner)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound     Blue Line toward Santa Teresa (Branham)

Station amenities

Connecting transit

The station is also served by VTA's special service to home games of the San Francisco 49ers.

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