Richmond–Warm Springs/South Fremont line
The Richmond–Warm Springs/South Fremont line (formerly the Richmond–Fremont line) is a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) line in the San Francisco Bay Area that runs from Richmond to Warm Springs station in Fremont. It has 19 stations, and goes through the cities of Richmond, El Cerrito, Berkeley, Oakland, San Leandro, Hayward, Union City, and Fremont, and is the only BART line that does not go to San Francisco. It shares all of its tracks with other BART lines on weekdays and Saturdays before 7pm.
BART colors this line orange on maps but does not refer to it by color. As BART's only line that does not cross the San Francisco Bay (through the Transbay Tube), it is alternatively called the East Bay line or Land line.
This line was the first of BART's five lines to open. Service from MacArthur to Fremont began on September 11, 1972, the first day of BART operation. The line was extended to Richmond on January 29, 1973. Initial fares were $1.00 for Fremont to MacArthur and $1.10 for Fremont to Richmond. The line was extended to Warm Springs/South Fremont station on March 25, 2017 as part of BART's Warm Springs extension project and the first phase of the Silicon Valley extension project; service to Warm Springs is limited to weeknights after 6pm and weekends.
|Richmond||Richmond||Contra Costa||January 29, 1973|
|El Cerrito del Norte||El Cerrito|
|El Cerrito Plaza|
|MacArthur||Oakland||September 11, 1972|
|19th Street Oakland|
|12th Street Oakland City Center|
|San Leandro||San Leandro|
|Union City||Union City|
|Warm Springs/South Fremont||March 25, 2017|
- "Celebrating 40 Years of Service 1972 • 2012 Forty BART Achievements Over the Years" (PDF). Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). 2012. Retrieved 2013-11-30.