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Burbank Airport–North station

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Burbank Airport–North station is a future Metrolink rail station in the city of Burbank, California. Passengers on the Antelope Valley Line, which travels between Lancaster, California and Union Station in downtown Los Angeles, can connect with the Hollywood Burbank Airport here. When completed the station will be located near the intersection of San Fernando Boulevard and Hollywood Way and a free shuttle bus will take passengers to the terminal located one-mile (1.6 km) from the station site.[1] A planned California High Speed Rail station will be located a short walk away. The train will operate between Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC), and the Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco.[2]

Burbank Airport–North station
Airport interchange Metrolink (Southern California)
Future Metrolink station
Location San Fernando Boulevard & Hollywood Way, Burbank, California 91505
Coordinates 34°12′23″N 118°21′0″W / 34.20639°N 118.35000°W / 34.20639; -118.35000Coordinates: 34°12′23″N 118°21′0″W / 34.20639°N 118.35000°W / 34.20639; -118.35000
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Construction
Parking no
Disabled access Yes
History
Opening June 2018 (2018-06)
Services
  Future service  
Preceding station   Metrolink icon.svg Metrolink   Following station
toward Lancaster
Antelope Valley Line
Future
California High-Speed Rail
Palmdale
toward Merced or San Francisco
  Phase I
(planned)
  Union Station
toward Anaheim

In 2013, an environmental study was conducted as a prerequisite before construction could begin.[3] Groundbreaking for the station was held on June 21, 2013.[4] A metro.net factsheet dated April 2, 2015, said that construction was scheduled to begin in July 2015 with operations in April 2016.[5] By March 2017, construction had begun on the station with a new completion date of June 2018.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sharp, Steven (March 22, 2018). "Progress Report for Metrolinks New Burbank Airport Station". Urbanize LA. Retrieved 14 April 2018. 
  2. ^ Siegal, Daniel (June 21, 2013). "Metro breaks ground on new Bob Hope Airport-Hollywood Way Metrolink Station". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (June 21, 2013). "Event held to celebrate Metrolink platform that will serve Bob Hope Airport in Burbank". 
  4. ^ Metrolink (June 21, 2013). "Metrolink, Metro and the Bob Hope Airport hold groundbreaking event for the Bob Hope Airport-Hollywood Way Metrolink Station". The new Bob Hope Airport-Hollywood Way Metrolink Station will be located on e mile from the airport terminals. Once this station is operational, in early 2015, the airport authority plans to operate a free shuttle bus service linking the terminal to this station. 
  5. ^ http://media.metro.net/projects_studies/rr/factsheet_bobhopeairport_2015-0402.pdf
  6. ^ "Metrolink's new $15-million Burbank station is expected to be completed Spring 2018". Los Angeles Times. 18 March 2017. Retrieved 29 March 2017.