Santa Clara – Great America station

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Santa Clara – Great America
Amtrak and ACE commuter rail station
Great America – Santa Clara Station 2243 10.JPG
Station seen from Tasman Drive looking south
Location5099 Stars & Stripes Drive
Santa Clara CA 95054
Coordinates37°24′24″N 121°58′01″W / 37.406645°N 121.96688°W / 37.406645; -121.96688Coordinates: 37°24′24″N 121°58′01″W / 37.406645°N 121.96688°W / 37.406645; -121.96688
Line(s)
  ACE
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
ConnectionsVTA Buses & Light Rail
Construction
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
Station codeGAC
History
OpenedMay 21, 1993
Traffic
Passengers (2017)167,475[1]Increase 10.3% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak California   Following station
toward San Jose
Capitol Corridor
toward Auburn
Altamont Corridor Express
toward San Jose
ACE
toward Stockton
Location
Location of the Santa Clara – Great American Train Station.
Location of the Santa Clara – Great American Train Station.
Location within Santa Clara

Santa Clara – Great America (called Great America by ACE) is a train station in Santa Clara, California. It hosts Amtrak's Capitol Corridor trains and Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) trains. The station is close to Levi's Stadium and California's Great America. Amtrak service to Santa Clara began on May 21, 1993.[2]

Of the 74 California stations served by Amtrak, Great America was the 25th-busiest in FY2012, boarding or detraining an average of about 332 passengers daily.[3]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Main track  ACE toward Stockton (Fremont)
 ACE toward San Jose (Santa Clara)
 Capitol Corridor toward Auburn (Fremont)
 Capitol Corridor toward San Jose (Santa Clara)
 Coast Starlight No stops

Transit connections[edit]

VTA provides connecting shuttles to various cities and employers in the area[4][5]. In addition, the station is near the Lick Mill light rail stop 1000 feet east. The light rail station named Great America is located at the theme park California's Great America 2000 feet to the west.

Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach line 6 stops here between San Jose and Stockton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  2. ^ National Association of Railroad Passengers (June 11, 1993). "Hotline #777". Archived from the original on December 12, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
  3. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2012, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  4. ^ "VTA - Routes by type".
  5. ^ "Great America - ACE".

External links[edit]

Media related to Santa Clara – Great America station at Wikimedia Commons