San Bruno station (Caltrain)

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San Bruno
San Bruno Caltrain station platform, June 2018.JPG
Northbound platform at San Bruno station in 2018
Location 833 San Mateo Avenue
San Bruno, California
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) Peninsula Subdivision[1]
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport SamTrans: 49, 140, 141, 398, 399
Bus transport Bayhill San Bruno Caltrain Shuttle
Construction
Parking 171 spaces
Bicycle facilities 8 bike racks/16 lockers
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone Fare Zone 1
History
Opened 1962
Rebuilt 2000-2003
October 2010-April 1, 2014
Traffic
Passengers (2017) 704 per weekday[2]
Services
Preceding station   Caltrain roundel.svg Caltrain   Following station
Local
toward Tamien
Gilroy during peak hours
Limited-stop

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

History[edit]

The 2003-reopened station in 2007

The first Southern Pacific Railroad station in San Bruno was located off Huntington Avenue (which parallels the railroad) at Euclid Avenue. It was moved one block south to San Bruno Avenue and expanded in 1916.[3] The second story was removed in 1953. A new station with small concrete and wood shelters opened further south at Sylvan Avenue in 1963, and the old depot was demolished that September.[3]

The construction of the BART extension to San Francisco International Airport and Millbrae required the construction of a BART tunnel under downtown San Bruno. The 1963-opened station was demolished in 1998; in April 1999, the Caltrain stop was moved to a temporary location under the I-380 overpass near the Tanforan Shopping Center to the north. A rebuilt station opened at the Sylvan Avenue site in 2003.[3]

In 2010, construction began on the San Bruno Grade Separation Project, which included new elevated tracks and a new elevated station at San Bruno Avenue. In October 2010, trains began stopping at a temporary station at Georgia Avenue.[4] Trains began using the new elevated tracks on May 26, 2013, and the new station opened on April 1, 2014.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SMA Rail Consulting (April 2016). "California Passenger Rail NETWORK SCHEMATICS" (PDF). California Department of Transportation. p. 13. 
  2. ^ Caltrain. "2017 Annual Count Key Findings Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-01-29. 
  3. ^ a b c Duncan, Mark (2005). The San Francisco Peninsula Railroad Commute Service: Past, Present, and Future (PDF). Askmar. pp. 54–56. 
  4. ^ "San Bruno Grade Separation". Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board. 
  5. ^ "San Bruno Grade Separation Project" (PDF). Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board. 

External links[edit]

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