Almaden (VTA)

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Almaden
VTA light rail station
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A VTA train at Almaden Station
Station statistics
Address Winfield Blvd and Blossom River Way
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°14′42″N 121°52′14″W / 37.24493°N 121.870458°W / 37.24493; -121.870458Coordinates: 37°14′42″N 121°52′14″W / 37.24493°N 121.870458°W / 37.24493; -121.870458
Line(s)
Connections Bus Route 13, 64
Parking 189 spaces
Other information
Opened 1991
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by VTA
Services
Preceding station   Santa Clara VTA logo.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden Terminus
Location
Almaden (VTA) is located in San Jose, California
Almaden (VTA)

Almaden is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). This station is the southern Terminus of VTA's Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden line, popularly known as the Almaden Shuttle.

Location[edit]

Almaden station is located near Winfield Boulevard and Coleman south of Blossom Hill in southern San Jose, California. It consists of an island platform, but only one of the two tracks are in service.

Station layout[edit]

East platform Storage track No regular service
West platform Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden toward Ohlone/Chynoweth (Oakridge)

History[edit]

This location was once home to a large lumber company and was the southern terminus of the Southern Pacific Railroad's "Lick Branch," which was abandoned in 1981.

Station amenities[edit]

Connecting transit[edit]

VTA Bus Route 65 no longer serves this station due to updates in bus service implemented on January 14, 2008.

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