Champion station

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Champion
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Champion Station platform, 2012
Location175 Tasman Drive
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°24′33″N121°57′08″W / 37.40917°N 121.95222°W / 37.40917; -121.95222 Coordinates: 37°24′33″N121°57′08″W / 37.40917°N 121.95222°W / 37.40917; -121.95222
Owned by VTA
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsAiga bus trans.svg ACE Shuttle: Brown, Purple
Construction
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedMarch 24, 1997 [1]
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail Following station
Lick Mill Orange Line Baypointe
toward Alum Rock
Lick Mill Green Line Tasman
toward Winchester
Location
Champion station

Champion station is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in San Jose, California. Champion is served by the Green and Orange light rail lines. The station is decorated with a number of icons commonly used to depict routers, switches and other networking devices on network maps as a nod to Cisco Systems, whose San Jose campus surrounds the station.

Contents

Location

The stations two side platforms are located in the median of Tasman Drive just east of Champion Court.

Station layout

The station features public artworks, including the sculpture EcoTech completed in 1997 by eco artist Deborah Kennedy for the city of San Jose. [2]

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References

  1. Barnacle, Betty (March 24, 1997). "Light Rail Opens New Stop; First Station on Tasman Line to Serve North S.J. High-Tech Firms". San Jose Mercury News. Sec B:1.
  2. Sanders, Patricia B. (November 1999). "A conversation with Deborah Kennedy", in Artweek, San Jose, California, pp. 13–14.