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Simi Valley station is a passenger rail station in the city of Simi Valley, California. It is served by Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner (San Luis Obispo-San Diego) and Coast Starlight (Los Angeles Union Station-Seattle), and Metrolink's Ventura County Line (Los Angeles Union Station-East Ventura).

Simi Valley
Simi valley train station at dusk from tracks.jpg
Location5050 Los Angeles Ave
Simi Valley, CA 93063
United States
Coordinates34°16′13″N 118°41′43″W / 34.27028°N 118.69528°W / 34.27028; -118.69528Coordinates: 34°16′13″N 118°41′43″W / 34.27028°N 118.69528°W / 34.27028; -118.69528
Owned byCity of Simi Valley
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
ConnectionsSimi Valley Transit
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
Station codeAmtrak code: SIM
History
Opened18 October 1982 (1982-10-18) (CalTrain)
October 26, 1986 (1986-10-26) (Amtrak)
Traffic
Passengers (2017)52,064[1]Increase 1.99% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Seattle
Coast Starlight
toward Los Angeles
(limited service)
Pacific Surfliner
Metrolink icon.svg Metrolink
toward East Ventura
Ventura County Line
Location
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Simi Valley
Location near Los Angeles
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Simi Valley
Location in Southern California
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Simi Valley
Location in California
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Location of Simi Valley station on a map of the Los Angeles area
Simi Valley
Location in United States

The station opened with the inauguration of CalTrain in 1982,[2] though this service was extremely short lived.

Ten Pacific Surfliner trains serve the station daily and 16 Metrolink trains serve the station each weekday. The Coast Starlight operates one train daily in each direction.[3] Service to Simi Valley began on October 26, 1986, when the Coast Starlight began stopping there.[4]

Of the 74 California stations served by Amtrak, Simi Valley was the 37th-busiest in FY2012, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 111 passengers daily.[5]

Platforms and tracksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 California Report" (PDF). Amtrak. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  2. ^ "IT'S HERE. The start of the line". The Press-Courier. 25 October 1982. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Train Web: Simi Valley".
  4. ^ Rail Passenger Development Plan: 1988-93 Fiscal Years. Sacramento, CA: Division of Mass Transportation, Caltrans. 1988. p. 37. OCLC 18113227.
  5. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2012, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2012. Retrieved 2013-05-11.

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