Clareview station

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Clareview
Edmonton LRT station
LRT Station Clareview 10.jpg
Coordinates 53°36′06″N 113°24′41″W / 53.60167°N 113.41139°W / 53.60167; -113.41139Coordinates: 53°36′06″N 113°24′41″W / 53.60167°N 113.41139°W / 53.60167; -113.41139
Owned by City of Edmonton
Platforms Centre
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Surface
Parking 1372 Stalls
Bicycle facilities yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Website Clareview LRT Station
History
Opened 1981
Rebuilt 2001
Electrified 600 V DC[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)
(typical weekday)
8,434 board
8,143 alight
16,577 Total[2]
Services
Preceding station   Edmonton Transit Service   Following station
TerminusCapital Line
toward Century Park

Clareview station is an Edmonton Light Rail Transit station in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It serves the Capital Line and is currently the northern terminus of the line. It is a ground-level station located near 42 Street and 139 Avenue, and is named for the northeast Edmonton district of Clareview.

As of 2018, it is the northernmost rail transit station in North America, being at approximately the same latitude as Dublin, Ireland, Manchester, England, and Hamburg, Germany.

History[edit]

The station was opened on April 26, 1981.

Major renovations to the station were completed on March 4, 2001. These renovations included a new covered station platform, two bus terminals, the addition of wheelchair ramps at station entrances, and a pedestrian underpass connecting the station to both bus terminals.[3]

Station layout[edit]

The station has a 123 metre long centre loading platform that can accommodate two five-car LRT trains at the same time, with one train on each side of the platform. The platform is just over nine metres wide.[4]

Clareview Station has a park and ride facility with 1372 parking spaces.[3]

Public art[edit]

Clareview Station is decorated with a piece entitled "One Long Autumn", a gel transfer onto plexiglass imitating sepia prints.[5]

Around the station[edit]

Clareview Transit Centre[edit]

Clareview Transit Centre
Platforms 16 bus bays (10 West, 6 East)[6]
Construction
Structure type Covered shelter
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Website Clareview Transit Centre
History
Opened 2001

The Clareview Transit Centre is located on the east (known as "East Clareview") and west (known as "West Clareview") sides of the LRT station. The sides are connected to the station by a pedestrian underpass, that also connects to the LRT station. This transit centre features many amenities including park and ride, bike racks, passenger drop off area, large shelter and pay phone.[7] The LRT station adjacent includes a snack shop and washrooms.[8]

The following bus routes serve the transit centre:[9]

West:

Destination Routes
Belvedere Transit Centre 181, 512
Brintnell 192, 193
Coliseum Transit Centre 512
Downtown 2, 512
Eaux Claires Transit Centre 149, 188, 190
Evergreen 184
Fort Saskatchewan 580
Hollick-Kenyon 381
Highlands 2
Kernohan 188
Lessard 2
Londonderry 181, 188, 190
Lake District 149
McConachie 195
Northgate Transit Centre 137
North-West Industrial 137
Ozerna 190
Pilot Sound 149
Stadium Transit Centre 512
West Edmonton Mall Transit Centre 2, 137

East:

Destination Routes
Abbottsfield Transit Centre 183, 185
Archbishop O'Leary 11
Belvedere Transit Centre 10, 186
Coliseum Transit Centre 10
Eaux Claires Transit Centre 187
Evergreen 302
Fraser 182, 186
Kernohan 187
Londonderry 187
Northgate Transit Centre 11, 182, 186

The above list does not include LRT services from the adjacent LRT station.
School special routes that arrive/depart from Clareview Transit Centre include routes: 603, 844, 845, 849 and 903.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD160 Light Rail Vehicle" (PDF). Siemens Transportation Systems, Inc. August 1, 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2010. Retrieved August 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2017 LRT Passenger Count Report" (PDF). Edmonton Transit System. March 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "LRT Brochure" (PDF). November 15, 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 4, 2007. Retrieved November 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ City of Edmonton (July 2011). "LRT Design Guidelines 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. p. 700. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 1, 2012. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-04. Retrieved 2013-08-08. 
  6. ^ "Clareview Transit Centre Map" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2017-09-28. 
  7. ^ "Clareview Transit Centre". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2017-09-28. 
  8. ^ "Clareview LRT Station". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2017-09-28. 
  9. ^ "Brochures in PDF". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2017-09-28. 
  10. ^ "School Service: ETS Trip Planner". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2017-09-28. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Clareview LRT Station at Wikimedia Commons