Wawona and 46th Avenue station

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Wawona and 46th Avenue
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L Taraval train at Wawona and 46th Avenue, June 2018.JPG
An L Taraval train at the stop in June 2018
LocationWawona Street at 46th Avenue
San Francisco, California
Coordinates 37°44′10″N122°30′15″W / 37.73618°N 122.50421°W / 37.73618; -122.50421 Coordinates: 37°44′10″N122°30′15″W / 37.73618°N 122.50421°W / 37.73618; -122.50421
Owned by Muni
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1 (balloon loop)
Connections Aiga bus trans.svg Muni: 18, L Owl
Construction
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedSeptember 15, 1937 [1]
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO SFmuni.svg Muni Following station
Terminus L Taraval 46th Avenue and Vicente
towards Embarcadero

Wawona and 46th Avenue is a light rail stop on the Muni Metro L Taraval line, located in the Parkside neighborhood of San Francisco, California. The stop opened as the terminus of an extension of the line to the San Francisco Zoo on September 15, 1937. It has a single side platform (part of the sidewalk) serving a single-track loop.

Muni Metro light rail system in San Francisco, California

The Muni Metro is a light rail system serving San Francisco, California, United States, operated by the San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni), a division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). With an average weekday ridership of 162,500 passengers as of the fourth quarter of 2017, Muni Metro is the United States' third busiest light rail system. Muni Metro operates a fleet of 151 Breda light rail vehicles (LRVs), which are being supplemented and replaced by Siemens S200 SF LRVs.

L Taraval San Francisco light rail line

The L Taraval is a Muni Metro line in San Francisco, California, mainly serving the Parkside District.

San Francisco Zoo zoo in San Francisco

The San Francisco Zoo is a 100-acre (40 ha) zoo located in the southwestern corner of San Francisco, California, between Lake Merced and the Pacific Ocean along the Great Highway. As of 2016, the zoo housed more than one thousand individual animals, representing more than 250 species. It is noted as the birthplace of Koko the gorilla, and, since 1974, the home of Elly, the oldest black rhinoceros in North America.

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References

  1. Perles, Anthony (1981). The People's Railway: The History of the Municipal Railway of San Francisco. Interurban Press. p. 104. ISBN   0916374424.

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