Orchard station (VTA)

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Orchard
Santa Clara VTA
VTA light rail station
Orchard VTA 2196 04.JPG
A view of Orchard Station from across the intersection of N 1st St and Orchard Pkwy
Location 1st Street and Orchard Parkway
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°23′41″N 121°56′04″W / 37.394850°N 121.934440°W / 37.394850; -121.934440Coordinates: 37°23′41″N 121°56′04″W / 37.394850°N 121.934440°W / 37.394850; -121.934440
Owned by VTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus Route 321
Construction
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1987
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
toward Alum Rock
Alum Rock–Santa Teresa
toward Santa Teresa
Mountain View–Winchester
toward Winchester
Location
Orchard station (VTA) is located in San Jose, California
Orchard station (VTA)

Orchard is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. The station is in San Jose, California, in the center median of 1st Street near Orchard Parkway, the station's street address is 3060 N. First Street.

Orchard has a split platform, the northbound platform is just north of Orchard Parkway, the southbound platform is just south of Orchard Parkway. Orchard is served by both the Alum Rock–Santa Teresa and Mountain View–Winchester light rail lines.

Station layout[edit]

Platform Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound toward Mountain View (River Oaks)
toward Alum Rock (River Oaks)
Southbound toward Winchester (Bonaventura)
toward Santa Teresa (Bonaventura)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Connecting transit[edit]

VTA Bus Route 44, which previously served this station, was discontinued on January 14, 2008, as a result of updates to VTA bus service.

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