San Bruno station (Caltrain)

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San Bruno
Commuter rail
San Bruno Caltrain.JPG
Northbound train #197 arriving at the San Bruno station.
Location 833 San Mateo Avenue
San Bruno, CA 94066
Coordinates 37°37′50″N 122°24′42″W / 37.63056°N 122.41167°W / 37.63056; -122.41167Coordinates: 37°37′50″N 122°24′42″W / 37.63056°N 122.41167°W / 37.63056; -122.41167
Owned by Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board
Line(s) Caltrain
  Local service
  Limited-stop service
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 171 spaces
Bicycle facilities 8 bike racks/16 lockers
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone Fare Zone 1
Opened 1962 (original location)
Rebuilt 2003
1 April 2014 (New Location)
Passengers (2014 average weekday) 532[1]Increase 20.8%
Preceding station   Caltrain logo.svg Caltrain   Following station
Local service
toward Tamien
Gilroy during peak hours
Limited-stop service
toward Tamien
Gilroy during peak hours
San Bruno station (Caltrain) is located in San Francisco
San Bruno station (Caltrain)

San Bruno is a Caltrain station in San Bruno, California. It is just northeast of downtown San Bruno, above the intersection of San Mateo and San Bruno Avenues, next to Artichoke Joe's Casino.

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Northbound  Local service toward San Francisco (South San Francisco)
 Limited-stop service toward San Francisco (South San Francisco)
 Baby Bullet No stops
Southbound  Local service toward Gilroy (Millbrae)
 Limited-stop service toward Tamien, Gilroy during peak hours (Millbrae)
 Baby Bullet No stops


  • Caltrain ticket machines
  • 8-Ride ticket validators
  • Public telephone
  • Bicycle parking


San Bruno station was on the north side of San Bruno Ave until 1962 when it moved to near the corner of Huntington and Sylvan. In 2000, to allow construction of the BART extension to SFO the station moved north, under I-380 on Herman Street, just off Huntington Ave. near Tanforan Shopping Center and the current San Bruno BART station. This allowed construction of the BART subway beneath the Caltrain tracks to the airport. The temporary station was open from 2000 to 2003, and a new Caltrain station at the 1962 location reopened in 2003 shortly before completion of the BART extension.

In 2010 construction began on the San Bruno Grade Separation Project, building elevated tracks over San Bruno, San Mateo, and Angus Avenues in downtown San Bruno, and a new station above the intersection of San Mateo and San Bruno Avenues. Starting in October 2010, for the duration of the construction, the San Bruno Caltrain station was moved to a temporary location two blocks south of the 1962 station, at Huntington and Georgia Avenues.[2] Trains began using the elevated tracks on May 26, 2013, and the elevated station opened on April 1, 2014.[3]


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