Watt/I-80 West station

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Watt/I-80 West
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Sacramento RT light rail station
LocationI-80 at Longview Drive
North Highlands, California
United States
Coordinates 38°38′34″N121°23′40″W / 38.64278°N 121.39444°W / 38.64278; -121.39444 Coordinates: 38°38′34″N121°23′40″W / 38.64278°N 121.39444°W / 38.64278; -121.39444
Owned bySacramento RT
Line(s) Sacramento Regional Transit District (Sacramento RT):
Platforms1 side platform
Construction
Structure typeat-grade
Parking248 spaces
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedMarch 12, 1987 (1987-03-12) [1]
Services
Preceding station  Sacramento RT Light Rail  Following station
Terminus
Blue Line
Location
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Location in Sacramento
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Watt/I-80 West is a side platformed Sacramento RT Light Rail station in North Highlands, California, United States. The station was opened on March 12, 1987, and is operated by the Sacramento Regional Transit District. The station is served by the Blue Line, and is located in the median of Interstate 80 at Longview Drive.

Side platform platform which only has one side facing a track at a railway station, tram stop, or transitway

A side platform is a platform positioned to the side of a pair of tracks at a railway station, tram stop, or transitway. Dual side platform stations, one for each direction of travel, is the basic station design used for double-track railway lines. Side platforms may result in a wider overall footprint for the station compared with an island platform where a single width of platform can be shared by riders using either track.

Sacramento RT Light Rail

The Sacramento RT Light Rail system is a 42.9 mi (69.0 km) light rail system, consisting of three rail lines, 54 stations, and 76 vehicles. It is operated by the Sacramento Regional Transit District.

North Highlands, California Census-designated place in California, United States

North Highlands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 42,694 at the 2010 census, down from 44,187 at the 2000 census.

The station includes a park-and-ride that utilizes right-of-way from an abandoned freeway project. This station makes use of the former freeway corridor and serves solely as a commuter facility.

Platforms and tracks

Side platform  Blue Line toward Watt/I-80 (Terminus)
  Blue Line toward Cosumnes River College (Roseville Road)

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References

  1. Walker, Bill (March 13, 1987). "Pride runneth over in city 'On the move'". The Sacramento Bee. p. A1.