Santa Clara – Great America Station

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Santa Clara–Great America
Amtrak and ACE commuter rail station
Great America – Santa Clara Station 2243 10.JPG
Station seen from Tasman Drive looking south
Station statistics
Address 5099 Stars & Stripes Drive
Santa Clara CA 95054
Coordinates 37°24′24″N 121°58′01″W / 37.406645°N 121.96688°W / 37.406645; -121.96688Coordinates: 37°24′24″N 121°58′01″W / 37.406645°N 121.96688°W / 37.406645; -121.96688
Line(s)
  ACE
Connections VTA Buses & Light Rail
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened May 21, 1993
Station code GAC
Traffic
Passengers (2012) 121,246[1] Increase 4.53% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak California   Following station
toward San Jose
Capitol Corridor
toward Auburn
Altamont Corridor Express
toward San Jose
ACE
toward Stockton
Location
Location of the Santa Clara – Great American Train Station.
Location of the Santa Clara – Great American Train Station.
Location within Santa Clara

Santa Clara – Great America (called Great America by ACE) is a train station in Santa Clara, California. It hosts Amtrak's Capitol Corridor trains and Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) trains. The station is close to Levi's Stadium and California's Great America. VTA's Lick Mill light rail stop is several blocks east of the station, on Tasman Drive; Great America is one stop west on the Mountain View – Winchester line. Amtrak service to Santa Clara began on May 21, 1993.[2]

Of the 74 California stations served by Amtrak, Great America was the 25th-busiest in FY2012, boarding or detraining an average of about 332 passengers daily.[1]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Main track ACE toward Stockton (Fremont)
ACE toward San Jose (Santa Clara)
Capitol Corridor toward Auburn (Fremont)
Capitol Corridor toward San Jose (Santa Clara)
Coast Starlight No stops

Transit connections[edit]

The Great America station is served by VTA buses:

Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach line 6 stops here between San Jose and Stockton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2012, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-11. 
  2. ^ National Association of Railroad Passengers (June 11, 1993). "Hotline #777". Retrieved 2012-07-31. 

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