18th & California and 18th & Stout stations

18th & California station and 18th & Stout station are a pair of RTD light rail stations in Downtown Denver, Colorado, United States. Operating as part of the D, F, H, and L lines, the stations were opened on October 8, 1994, and are operated by the Regional Transportation District.[3][4] These stations have one track each, and are one city block apart.[5] 18th & California is served only by northbound trains and 18th & Stout is served only by southbound trains.[5] This is a transfer point for any passenger traveling to stops north of this station along Welton Street towards the 30th & Downing station. The L Line serves these stops.

18th & California
18th & Stout
 D   F   H   L 
L Line (RTD).JPG
Northbound L Line train at 18th & California station
General information
Location1776 California Street
1816 Stout Street
Denver, Colorado
Coordinates39°44′51″N 104°59′25″W / 39.747369°N 104.990208°W / 39.747369; -104.990208Coordinates: 39°44′51″N 104°59′25″W / 39.747369°N 104.990208°W / 39.747369; -104.990208
Owned byRegional Transportation District
Line(s)Central Corridor[1]
Platforms1 side platform at each
Tracks1 at each
ConnectionsTheRide buses
Structure typeBoth at-grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneA
OpenedOctober 8, 1994
20148,957 (avg weekday)[2] (combined) Increase 42.5%
Rank5 out of 44[2] (combined)
Preceding station RTD Following station
At 18th & California
18th & Stout D Line 16th & California
One-way operation
18th & Stout
toward Lincoln
F Line
18th & Stout
toward Florida
H Line
20th & Welton L Line
At 18th & Stout
18th & California
One-way operation
D Line 16th & Stout
F Line
16th & Stout
H Line 16th & Stout
toward Florida
20th & Welton
One-way operation
L Line 16th & Stout



  1. ^ "Central Corridor Light Rail Line". Regional Transportation District. March 2020. Retrieved 2022-02-27.
  2. ^ a b "Rail Station Activity Analyzed" (PDF). RTD Denver. January 3, 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 20, 2015.
  3. ^ Roberts, Jeffrey A. (October 9, 1994). "100,000 give light rail a heavy workout". The Denver Post. p. C1.
  4. ^ "RTD: Central Corridor Light Rail Line" (PDF). Regional Transportation District. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 15, 2011. Retrieved September 27, 2010.
  5. ^ a b "Light rail system map". Regional Transportation District. Archived from the original on 22 September 2010. Retrieved September 26, 2010.