Petaluma Downtown station

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Petaluma Downtown
Southbound train at Petaluma Downtown station, December 2019.JPG
A southbound train at Petaluma Downtown station in 2019
Location220 Lakeville Street, Petaluma, California
United States
Coordinates 38°14′15″N122°38′06″W / 38.2374°N 122.6351°W / 38.2374; -122.6351 Coordinates: 38°14′15″N122°38′06″W / 38.2374°N 122.6351°W / 38.2374; -122.6351
Line(s)SMART Mainline Subdivision [1]
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1 (with gauntlet track)
ConnectionsAiga bus trans.svg Sonoma County Transit [2]
Aiga bus trans.svg Petaluma Transit
Construction
Parking50 spaces [3]
Bicycle facilities13 racks
12 secure spaces [3]
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codePET
Fare zone3
History
Opened1914 (NWP)
June 29, 2017 (2017-06-29) (SMART preview) [4]
August 25, 2017 (2017-08-25) (full service)
Closedc.1958
Previous namesPetaluma
Services
Preceding station Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit logo.svg SMART Following station
Cotati SMART Novato San Marin
toward Larkspur
Petaluma North
toward Windsor
Future service
Former services
Preceding station Northwestern Pacific Railroad Following station
Cotati
toward Eureka
Main Line Novato
toward Sausalito
Location
Petaluma Downtown station

Petaluma Downtown station is a Sonoma–Marin Area Rail Transit station in Petaluma. It opened to preview service on June 29, 2017; [4] [5] full commuter service commenced on August 25, 2017. A new platform and facilities were constructed adjacent to the historic Northwestern Pacific Railroad station building, [6] which opened in 1914. [7] It is the system's first station to open in the city, with Petaluma North station set to open later.

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References

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  2. Moore, Derek (14 July 2017). "Sonoma County adds bus routes designed to serve SMART train users". The Press Democrat. Retrieved 19 July 2017.
  3. 1 2 Brown, Matt (12 January 2017). "SMART to add parking at downtown Petaluma rail station". Argus Courier. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  4. 1 2 Prado, Mark (26 June 2017). "SMART offers free 'preview' service starting Thursday". Marin Independent Journal. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  5. "SMART PREVIEW: TAKE A RIDE WITH US". SMART. SMART. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  6. Brown, Matt (23 September 2014). "SMART platform designs generate little fanfare". Sonoma Media Investments. The Press Democrat. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
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