Southgate station (Edmonton)

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Edmonton LRT station
Southgate TC 5233559744.jpg
Coordinates 53°29′8″N 113°31′0″W / 53.48556°N 113.51667°W / 53.48556; -113.51667Coordinates: 53°29′8″N 113°31′0″W / 53.48556°N 113.51667°W / 53.48556; -113.51667
Owned by City of Edmonton
Platforms Centre
Tracks 2
Structure type Surface
Parking No
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Website Southgate LRT Station
Opened 2010
Passengers (2015)
(typical weekday)
9,225 board
9,803 alight
19,028 Total[1]
Preceding station   Edmonton Transit System   Following station
toward Clareview
Capital Line
toward NAIT
Metro Line
Route map

Southgate LRT Station is an Edmonton Light Rail Transit station in Edmonton, Alberta. It is served by the Capital Line and the Metro Line during peak hours. It is a ground-level station located next to the Southgate Centre shopping mall and the Southgate Transit Centre at 51 Avenue and 111 Street.

The station was officially opened on April 24, 2010, with regular service commencing on April 25, 2010.[2]

Southgate LRT Station provides an important transit connection between southwest Edmonton neighbourhoods, the University of Alberta and downtown Edmonton.

Station layout[edit]

The station has a 123 metre long centre loading platform that can accommodate two trains at the same time, one on each side of the platform. The platform is exactly nine metres wide.[3] It also has a grade separated pedestrian overpass connecting the station to Southgate Centre and the Southgate Transit Centre to the east and the Malmo Plains neighbourhood to the west.

"Immense Mode"

The transit centre features two twenty-foot brick boots, titled "Immense Mode", a public art piece by Dawn Detarando and Bryan McArthur.[4]

Around the station[edit]

Southgate Transit Centre[edit]

Southgate Transit Centre
Platforms 18 bus bays
Parking No
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Website Southgate Transit Centre

The Southgate Transit Centre is located on the east side of 111 Street, adjacent to the LRT Station. It is connected to the station by an elevator-equipped pedestrian overpass which also crosses to the west side of 111 Street and the Malmo Plains neighbourhood.

The following bus routes serve the transit centre:[5]

Destination Routes
Blackburne 338
Capilano Transit Centre 80
Century Park Transit Centre 17, 41, 42, 45, 301
Downtown/Strathcona 52
Eaux Claires Transit Centre 9
Leger Transit Centre 31, 34, 38, 336
Meadows Transit Centre 33
Mill Woods Transit Centre 6, 73, 74
Snow Valley Ski Club 599
Southpark 304
South Campus/Fort Edmonton Transit Centre 32, 50, 53, 55
Twin Brooks 44
University of Alberta 599
West Edmonton Mall Transit Centre 33
Yellowbird 40


  1. ^ "2015 LRT Passenger Count Report" (PDF). Edmonton Transit System. April 2016. Retrieved March 5, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Opens Two New LRT Stations". City of Edmonton. April 24, 2010. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ City of Edmonton (July 2011). "LRT Design Guidelines 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. p. 700. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Immense Mode". City of Edmonton Public Art Collection. Edmonton Arts Council. Retrieved July 19, 2016. 
  5. ^ "ETS Transit Centre Map - Southgate" (PDF). Edmonton Transit Service. September 1, 2013. Retrieved July 19, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Southgate LRT Station and Southgate Transit Centre at Wikimedia Commons