THE GS TRAM SITE

SAN JOSE

CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

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San José LRT San José LRT

San José tram map


LIGHT RAIL ROUTES

Operator: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)

900 Almaden Shuttle Ohlone – Almaden
901 Alum Rock – Santa Teresa Alum Rock – Milpitas – Tasman – Convention Center – Tamien – Ohlone – Santa Teresa
902 Mountain View – Winchester Mountain View – Lick Mill Station – Tasman – Convention Center – Diridon Station – Winchester

Note: The route numbers are almost never used in practice: the routes are almost always referred to by their names.



CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Light rail lines: 68 km.


HISTORY

  • Streetcars: 1890 - 1938
  • Light rail: 10 Dec. 1987 - today.

GAUGE

  • Light rail: 1435 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Gillham, J.C. & Ballinger, M.V. "Light Rail years ahead", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, May 1988 (51:605), p.166-177.
  • Simons, V. "The low-down on San Jose", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2016 (79:945), p.340-343.
  • Wolinsky, J. "San Jose report", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Mar. 1987 (50:591), p.84-86.

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