Capitol station (VTA)

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Santa Clara VTA
VTA light rail station
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A VTA train at Capitol Station
Location Capitol Expressway at Highway 87
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°16′28″N 121°51′47″W / 37.274557°N 121.863098°W / 37.274557; -121.863098Coordinates: 37°16′28″N 121°51′47″W / 37.274557°N 121.863098°W / 37.274557; -121.863098
Owned by VTA
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus Routes 37, 70
Parking 951 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Opened 1987
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
toward Alum Rock
Alum Rock–Santa Teresa
toward Santa Teresa
Capitol station (VTA) is located in San Jose, California
Capitol station (VTA)

Capitol is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). This station is served by VTA's Alum Rock–Santa Teresa line. If and when light rail is extended down the median of the Capitol Expressway from Alum Rock in what is known as the Downtown East Valley transit project, the new line will terminate around Capitol station, or possibly share tracks of the current station. [1]


Capitol station is located in the median of State Route 87, near the intersection with Capitol Expressway in San Jose, California.

Station layout[edit]

Platform Eastbound toward Alum Rock (Curtner)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Westbound toward Santa Teresa (Branham)

Station amenities[edit]

Connecting transit[edit]


  • The station is also served by VTA's special service to home games of the San Francisco 49ers.

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