Facts and Figures

Operator BART
System Type Metro
 Opened 1972
# of Lines 5
# of Cars 670
Mileage 104 miles
Gauge 1676 mm
Stations 43
Power 3rd Rail
Fare Media Clipper Card
Data Date 2006
1st Visit 10/1992
Last Visit 9/2018
% Rode 98%

California Transit > San Francisco
BART Rail system

San Francisco

BART is a major link for the Bay Area. It proved its worth during the big earthquake several years ago. 

There is debate if BART is a true metro, as I have classified it. It is probably closer to what Germans would call an S-Bahn. S-Bahn's have higher frequency than commuter trains, and often they use mid-city tunnels. This is very close to what BART is. It is a regional rail system serving many cities around the Bay. 

The extension to Warm Springs is now open, Extension into San Jose area are under construction/planning. In 2018, BART opened the eBart extension to Antioch.


  Station Routes Served Photos New
  12th Street - Oakland MR APB RF   10  
  16th St - Mission MR APB DDP DF 8  
  19th Street - Oakland MR APB RF   5  
  24th St - Mission MR APB DDP DF 7  
  Antioch ANT       5  
  Balboa Park MR APB DDP DF 8  
  Bay Fair DF RF DDP   17  
  Castro Valley DDP       12  
  Colesium DR RF DDP OAK 2  
  Colma MR APB     3  
  Concord APB       10  
  Dublin/Pleasanton DDP       4  
  El Cerrito Norte MR RF     2  
  El Cerrito Plaza MR RF     3  
  Embarcadero MR APB DDP DF 8  
  Glen Park MR APB DDP DF 3  
  Fremont DF RF     3  
  Hayward DF RF     12  
  Lafayette APB       1  
  MacArthur MR APB RF   4  
  Millbrae MR APB     10  
  Milpitas         5  
  Montgomery MR APB DDP DF 11  
  North Berkeley MR RF     1  
  Pleasant Hill APB       8  
  Pittsburg / Baypoint APB       7  
  Pittsburg / Baypoint Transfer APB ANT     8  
  Powell MR APB DDP DF 13  
  San Bruno MR APB     5  
  SFO Airport APB       19  
  Union City MR RF     6  
  Walnut Creek APB       2  
  West Dublin DDP       4  
  West Oakland MR APB DDP DF 2  
  Yards         33  
MR = Millbrae (or Daly City) - Richmond line
APB = Airport - Pittsburg/Bay Point Line (Antioch)
ANT = eBART Pittsburg/Bay Point - Antioch
DDP = Daly City - Dublin/Pleasanton Line
DF = Daly City - Warm Spring/South Fremont
RF = Richmond - Warm Spring/South Fremont
OAK = Oakland Airport AirBART

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