Newhall (Metrolink station)

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Newhall
Metrolink commuter rail station
Santa Clarita Newhall station.jpg
Exterior of the Newhall Station
Location 24300 Railroad Avenue
Santa Clarita, CA 91321
Coordinates 34°22′44″N 118°31′37″W / 34.37889°N 118.52694°W / 34.37889; -118.52694Coordinates: 34°22′44″N 118°31′37″W / 34.37889°N 118.52694°W / 34.37889; -118.52694
Owned by City of Santa Clarita
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platform
Tracks 2
Connections City of Santa Clarita Transit: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 14, 757, 795, 796, 797, 799
Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach
North County TRANSporter
Acton & Agua Dulce Shuttle
Construction
Parking 324 "Park and Ride" lot spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code NHL
History
Opened March 18, 2000
Traffic
Passengers (December 2012) 334 per day Increase 7.6% (Metrolink)
Services
Preceding station   Metrolink   Following station
toward Lancaster
Antelope Valley Line

Newhall is a rail station in the city of Santa Clarita, California. The station is served by Metrolink's Antelope Valley Line operating between Los Angeles Union Station and Lancaster and Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach buses to Bakersfield.

Newhall was built as an infill station on the busy Antelope Valley Line and opened on March 18, 2000. The official name of the station is Jan Heidt Newhall Metrolink Station after Santa Clarita's first Mayor Pro-tem.

Services[edit]

Metrolink[edit]

The station is served by 28 Metrolink trains each weekday running primarily at peak hours in the peak direction of travel while weekend departures and arrivals are fairly evenly spaced throughout the day. Weekend service consists of 12 trains on both Saturday and Sunday.

Bus and coach services[edit]

City of Santa Clarita Transit[edit]

The station serves as a major transfer station for City of Santa Clarita Transit routes:

  • Local: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 14
  • Commuter Express: 757, 795, 796, 797, 799

Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach[edit]

Amtrak California operates routes under the Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach brand from the Newhall station. Connections to San Joaquin trains to Oakland and Sacramento are provided through route 1C and 1A buses that travel to and from the Bakersfield Amtrak Station. When San Joaquin trains aren't running during the overnight hours a route 1B bus provides service to Fresno and select intermediate stations for passengers who are traveling on on a round-trip ticket.

  • Route 1C: Torrance - Bakersfield
  • Route 1A: San Diego - Los Angeles - Bakersfield (limited late night service)
  • Route 1A: Santa Ana - Los Angeles - Bakersfield (limited late night service)
  • Route 1B: Los Angeles - Bakersfield - Fresno (limited late night service, northbound only)

North County TRANSporter[edit]

Newhall serves as the connection point to the North County TRANSporter which allows Metrolink passengers on mid-day trains (that only go as far as the Santa Clarita Valley) to travel to the Palmdale station.

Acton & Agua Dulce Shuttle[edit]

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works operates the Acton & Agua Dulce Shuttle between Santa Clarita and the communities of Acton and Agua Dulce. The shuttle operates on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and makes a round-trip in the morning and in the evening.

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Northbound  Antelope Valley Line toward Lancaster (Santa Clarita)
Southbound  Antelope Valley Line toward L.A. Union Station (Sylmar/San Fernando)

See also[edit]

Santa Clara River Trail

References[edit]

External links[edit]