Vasco Road (ACE station)

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Vasco Road
ACE commuter rail station
Vasco Road station 2520 10.JPG
The Vasco Road Station platform
Station statistics
Address 575 South Vasco Road
Livermore, CA 94550
Coordinates 37°41′48.85″N 121°43′6.7″W / 37.6969028°N 121.718528°W / 37.6969028; -121.718528Coordinates: 37°41′48.85″N 121°43′6.7″W / 37.6969028°N 121.718528°W / 37.6969028; -121.718528
Line(s)
  ACE
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking free
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code VAS
Services
Preceding station   Altamont Corridor Express   Following station
toward San Jose
ACE
toward Stockton

Vasco Road Station is an ACE station on Vasco Road in eastern Livermore, California.

Service[edit]

The station mainly serves the workers of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratory and the surrounding industrial and office parks in eastern Livermore in addition to commuters from Livermore headed to job centers in the Silicon Valley to the southwest.

The station is served by commuter Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) trains between San Jose Diridon Station and Stockton. Tri-Valley WHEELS lines 11, 16, and 20X [1] currently serve this location. In the future, express commuter buses ( RTD, MAX, Manteca Transit, Tri-Delta Transit, Stanislaus Transit, and Tracer) currently serving the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station may stop at, be truncated to, or extend services to this station.

BART has approved an alignment for its Livermore extension to run along I-580 then tunnel underneath Isabel Avenue to the Livermore ACE station and then continue along the right-of-way to Vasco Road station to serve as its final terminal. However, in July 2011, the Livermore City Council reversed its position in response to a petition requesting that the alignment stay within or nearby the Interstate 580 right-of-way, and now favors stations be built at the Interstate 580 interchanges with Isabel Avenue and Greenville Road.[2]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Main track ACE toward Stockton (Tracy)
ACE toward San Jose (Livermore)

References[edit]

  1. ^ WHEELS system map
  2. ^ Courtney, Jennifer (12 July 2011). "City Council OKs Initiative to Keep BART on I-580". Livermore Patch. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 

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