Washington Street station (San Diego Trolley)

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Washington Street
MTS Trolley icon.svg
San Diego Trolley station
Washington ST Station.jpg
Siemens-Duewag U2 approaching towards OLD TOWN TRANSIT
Location 2136 West Washington Street
San Diego, CA
Coordinates 32°44′30″N 117°11′01″W / 32.741725°N 117.183504°W / 32.741725; -117.183504Coordinates: 32°44′30″N 117°11′01″W / 32.741725°N 117.183504°W / 32.741725; -117.183504
Owned by San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
Connections Bus Route 10
Disabled access Yes
Opened 1996
Rebuilt 2011
Preceding station   San Diego Trolley   Following station
Green Line
  Future services  
Blue Line
toward University Towne Center

Washington Street is a station of the Green Line on the San Diego Trolley. It is located in an industrial corridor along the edge of San Diego International Airport. The stop also serves a crowded residential area in the Mission Hills neighborhood, which includes a variety of medium-density housing within blocks of the station. This station opened in June 1996 as part of the Blue Line (then called the North/South Line) extension to the Old Town Transit Center.[1]

On July 2, 2011, the station was closed to undergo renovations[2][3] as part of the Trolley Renewal Project.[4] It was originally supposed to be reopened by early September,[2] but numerous construction issues pushed the reopening back into the Fall.[5] After numerous delays, the station was reopened on November 24, 2011.[6]

On September 2, 2012, service to this station was replaced by the Green Line, when the Blue Line's northern terminus was truncated to the America Plaza station as part of a system redesign.[7] Blue Line service at this station will resume when the Mid-Coast Trolley extension is completed by 2018.[8]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

Trolley Northbound  Green Line toward Santee Town Center (Old Town Transit Center)
Trolley Southbound  Green Line toward 12th & Imperial Transit Center (Middletown)
Amtrak/Coaster  Pacific Surfliner No stops
 Coaster No stops

See also[edit]