Pittsburg Center station
Westbound train at Pittsburg Center in May 2018
|Location||2099 Railroad Avenue|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Connections||Tri Delta Transit|
|Opened||May 26, 2018|
|Passengers (2019)||1,464 (weekday average)|
Pittsburg Center, also referred to as Railroad Avenue or simply Pittsburg, is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station on the Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line. It is located at the Railroad Avenue overpass of Highway 4 in Pittsburg, California and serves the downtown area of about 1 mile (1.6 km) away via connecting buses provided by Tri Delta Transit. There is no reserved parking available at this station.
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Construction of the station was uncertain at the time of eBART's approval due to lack of available funds.
Funding for the station was secured in early 2015 and was estimated at $11.9 million (equivalent to $13 million in 2018). Construction commenced on July 27, 2015, and was opened with the rest of the line on May 26, 2018.
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- Gartrell, Nate (January 22, 2015). "Pittsburg secures last piece of funding for eBART, expect new station in 2018". Contra Costa Times. Digital First Media. Retrieved April 21, 2016.
- "Pittsburg Center BART Station Groundbreaking" (pdf). BART and Contra Costa Transportation Authority. July 17, 2015. Retrieved April 21, 2016.
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