Downtown Mountain View station

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Downtown Mountain View
Mountainviewcentennialplaza.jpg
Centennial Plaza at the Downtown Mountain View station. The station building can be seen on the left.
Location600 West Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street
Mountain View, California
Coordinates 37°23′40″N122°04′33″W / 37.394394°N 122.075872°W / 37.394394; -122.075872 Coordinates: 37°23′40″N122°04′33″W / 37.394394°N 122.075872°W / 37.394394; -122.075872
Line(s) Peninsula Subdivision [1]
Platforms2 side platforms (Caltrain)
1 island platform (VTA Light Rail)
Tracks2 (Caltrain)
2 (VTA Light Rail)
ConnectionsAiga bus trans.svg VTA Bus: 21, 40, 51, 52
Aiga bus trans.svg Mountain View Shuttle: Grey Route, Red Route
Aiga bus trans.svg MVgo Shuttle: East Bayshore, West Bayshore
Aiga bus trans.svg Caltrain Shuttle: Duane Avenue
Construction
Parking338 spaces
Bicycle facilitiesLockers available
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneFare Zone 3 (Caltrain)
History
OpenedDecember 20, 1999 (VTA Light Rail) [2]
Rebuilt1987 (Caltrain)
Passengers
20184,810 per weekday [3] Increase2.svg 0.8%
Services
Preceding station Caltrain roundel.svg Caltrain Following station
San Antonio Local Sunnyvale
Limited
Palo Alto Baby Bullet
Pattern A
San Jose Diridon
Terminus
Preceding station BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail Following station
Terminus Orange Line Whisman
toward Alum Rock
Location
Downtown Mountain View station

Downtown Mountain View station is an intermodal transit station located in Mountain View, California. The station is served by Caltrain regional rail service, Santa Clara VTA light rail service, VTA local buses, and local shuttles. Downtown Mountain View is the western terminus of the Orange Line light rail route. The station has one island platform serving the two light rail tracks and two side platforms serving the two Caltrain tracks.

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The station building was constructed in 2000 to replicate the demolished 1888-built Southern Pacific Railroad station. [4] [5] Two pieces of public art were added during the construction of the light rail line. [6]

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References

  1. SMA Rail Consulting (April 2016). "California Passenger Rail Network Schematics" (PDF). California Department of Transportation. p. 13.
  2. "VTA Facts: Light Rail System" (PDF). Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. November 30, 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 20, 2009. Retrieved January 10, 2020.
  3. "2018 Annual Count Key Findings Report" (PDF). Caltrain. 2018.
  4. Sheck, Justin (April 20, 2001). "Old Southern Pacific station house to be installed at transit plaza". Mountain View Voice. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  5. "City of Mountain View - City Centennial". Archived from the original on 2006-11-17. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  6. "The Tasman West Light Rail Project: Art and Aesthetics Program" (PDF). Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. October 26, 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 29, 2008.

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