Sprinter (light rail)

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The Sprinter (usually spelled like SPRINTER) is a diesel multiple unit light rail[1] train system that goes from Oceanside and Escondido, San Diego County, California, United States.[2] The train system used a 22 miles (35 km) train track.[2] The track was previously built, and 15 stations were built around them. Currently 4 cities have the Sprinter train in them: Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos and Escondido.[3]

Stations[change | change source]

Station City # of platforms
Oceanside Transit Center Oceanside 1
Coast Highway 1
Crouch Street 1
El Camino Real 2
Rancho Del Oro 2
College Boulevard 2
Melrose Drive 1
Vista Transit Center Vista 2
Civic Center-Vista 2
Buena Creek San Diego County 1
Palomar College San Marcos 2
San Marcos Civic Center 2
Cal State San Marcos 1
Nordahl Road Escondido 1
Escondido Transit Center 1
Sprinter at Oceanside.jpg

References[change | change source]

  1. Trains, Sprinter reaches the finish line, June 2008, p. 28: "North County Transit District's 22-mile Sprinter diesel light rail line"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Steve Schmidt (19 July 2009). "Train's horn has locals sounding off". The San Diego Union-Tribune, LLC. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  3. "SPRINTER System Map". GoNCTD. Retrieved 6 August 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]

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