Orchard (VTA)

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Santa Clara VTA
VTA light rail station
Orchard VTA 2196 04.JPG
A view of Orchard Station from across the intersection of N 1st St and Orchard Pkwy
Location 1st Street and Orchard Parkway
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°23′41″N 121°56′04″W / 37.394850°N 121.934440°W / 37.394850; -121.934440Coordinates: 37°23′41″N 121°56′04″W / 37.394850°N 121.934440°W / 37.394850; -121.934440
Owned by VTA
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus Route 321
Disabled access Yes
Opened 1987
Preceding station   Santa Clara VTA logo.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
toward Alum Rock
Alum Rock–Santa Teresa
toward Santa Teresa
Mountain View–Winchester
toward Winchester
Orchard (VTA) is located in San Jose, California
Orchard (VTA)

Orchard is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. The station is in San Jose, California in the center median of 1st Street near Orchard Parkway. The station's street address is 3060 N. First Street.

Orchard has a split platform. The northbound platform is just north of Orchard Parkway, the southbound platform is just south of Orchard Parkway. Orchard is served by both the Alum Rock–Santa Teresa and Mountain View–Winchester light rail lines.

Station layout[edit]

Northbound  Alum Rock–Santa Teresa toward Alum Rock (River Oaks)
 Mountain View–Winchester toward Mountain View (River Oaks)
Southbound  Alum Rock–Santa Teresa toward Santa Teresa (Bonaventura)
 Mountain View–Winchester toward Winchester (Bonaventura)

Connecting transit[edit]

VTA Bus Route 44, which previously served this station, was discontinued on January 14, 2008 as a result of updates to VTA bus service.

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