Bay Area Rapid Transit District

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Bay Area Rapid Transit or BART is a rapid transit, heavy rail system serving the San Francisco Bay Area. It links San Francisco with surrounding municipalities in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties.

Historical timeline

1970s

  • September 11, 1972 - Operations begin
  • November 9, 1972 - Opened Orange line from McArthur to Fremont.
  • January 29, 1973 - Orange line extended from MacArthur to Richmond.
  • May 21, 1973 - Opened Yellow line from Concord to 12th St.
  • November 3, 1973 - Opened Montgomery St.-Daly City on Yellow line (shuttle)
  • June 16, 1974 - Yellow line thru route from Concord to Daly City (opened Transbay Tunnel)
  • September 16, 1974 - Began Green line Monday-Saturday daytime service from Fremont-Daly City.
  • April 19, 1976 - Began Red line service Monday-Friday rush hour from Richmond-Daly City.
  • June 7, 1976 - Added Red line service Monday-Friday midday and Saturday daytime from Richmond-Daly City.

1990s

  • July 10, 1995 - Began Blue line Monday-Friday rush hour service from Concord-Bay Fair.
  • July 24, 1995 - Extended Blue service from Bay Fair to South Hayward
  • December 16, 1995 - Yellow line extended from Concord to Martinez and also with Blue line service during Monday-Friday rush hour.
  • February 24, 1996 - Yellow line extended from Daly City to Colma and also with Red line service during Monday-Friday rush hour.
  • December 7, 1996 - Yellow line extended from Martinez to Pittsburg also with Blue line service during Monday-Friday rush hour.
  • May 9, 1997 - Replaced Monday-Friday rush hour Blue line service from Pittsburg to South Hayward with a new route, Dublin to Daly City

2000s

  • June 22, 2003
    • Blue line extended from Daly City to San Francisco Airport.
    • Yellow line extended from Daly City to Millbrae.
    • Began Purple line from Millbrae to San Francisco Airport Shuttle.
    • Red line cut back from Colma to Daly City during Monday-Friday rush hour.
  • February 9, 2004
    • Yellow line rerouted to San Francisco Airport and extended to Millbrae on Monday-Friday midday, evening and weekends.
    • Red line extended from Daly City to San Francisco Airport via Millbrae during Monday-Friday rush hour only.
    • Blue line cut back from San Francisco Airport to Daly City.
    • Purple line eliminated.
  • September 13, 2004
    • Yellow line extended from San Francisco Airport to Millbrae during Monday-Friday rush hour.
    • Rerouted Red line during Monday-Friday rush hour to Millbrae via San Francisco Airport.
  • September 12, 2005
    • Yellow and Red lines cut back to Daly City.
    • Blue line extended from Daly City to Millbrae via San Francisco Airport.
  • September 22, 2005
    • Extended Red line from Daly City to Colma during Monday-Friday rush hour.
  • January 1, 2008
    • Re-extended Yellow line from Daly City to San Francisco Airport.
    • Red line extended from Daly City/Colma during daytime and to Millbrae direct during rush hour.
    • Blue line cut back from Millbrae to Daly City during daytime, with evenings and weekends to Millbrae direct.
  • September 14, 2009
    • Yellow line extended from San Francisco Airport to Millbrae during evenings and weekends.
    • Blue line cut back from Millbrae to Daly City during evenings and weekends.

2010's

  • November 21, 2014
    • Automated guideway opened from Coliseum BART Station to Oakland International Airport.
  • March 25th, 2017
    • Warm Springs/South Fremont Station Opens
  • May 26, 2018
    • eBART opened from Antioch–Pittsburg station to Antioch station

2020's

  • June 13th, 2020
    • BART Extends into Santa Clara County with 2 new stops at Milpitas and Berryessa/North San Jose.

Fares

Current

Lines/Stations

System Map

  • Blue - Dublin/Pleasanton - Daly City (Monday-Sunday), On Some Sundays, Trains terminate at Montgomery Street.
  • Green - Berryessa/North San Jose - Daly City (Monday-Saturday daytime)
  • Orange - Berryessa/North San Jose - Richmond (Monday-Sunday)
  • Red - Richmond-Daly City (Monday-Saturday daytime), extended to Millbrae (Monday-Friday daytime)
  • Yellow - Antioch - San Francisco Int'l Airport (Monday-Sunday), extended to Millbrae (Evenings & weekends). Transfer from eBART to regular BART at the Pittsburg/Bay Point Transfer Platform.

AirBART

AirBART is a shuttle bus service that operates between Oakland International Airport and Coliseum/Oakland Airport station. The wheelchair accessible buses serve Terminal 1 and 2 and stops on San Leandro Boulevard at the BART station.

Retired Fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
2009 ElDorado National Axess CNG 5 units, fleet numbers unknown.

Rail fleet

AGT fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Notes
1.3-4.3 2014 DCC Doppelmayr Cable Car Cable Car

Diesel Multiple Unit Fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motors Notes
101-109 2016 Stadler Rail GTW
  • Used for eBART services

Regular Fleet

Fleet number(s) Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Motors Notes
101-250 1971-1973 Rohr A-1
  • 35 A cars rebuilt to B cars by ? in 1978-83, renumbered 801-835 and re-classed as B-2.
  • 164, 195, 203-206, 208, 210, 212, 218-220, 223, 225-236, 238-239, 241-245, 247-250 were rebuilt by Bombardier in 1998-2002, renumbered by retaining original number and adding 1000. In addition, 66 A cars were rebuilt by Bombardier to B cars, renumbered 1838-1913.
  • 191 & 246 rebuilt by Delaware Car Works in 1993 and renumbered 836-837.
  • 101, 103, 152, 184 are scrapped.
251-276 1975 Rohr A-2
  • 35 A cars rebuilt to B cars by ? in 1978-83, renumbered 801-835 and re-classed as B-2.
  • 251-267, 269-270, 272, 274-276 rebuilt by Bombardier in 1998-2002, renumbered by retaining original number and adding 1000. In addition, 66 A cars were rebuilt by Bombardier to B cars, renumbered 1838-1913.
301-450 Bay Area Rapid Transit 355-a.jpg 1987-1990 Alstom C-1
501-774 1971-1975 Rohr B-1
  • 501-510, 512-546, 548-580, 582-607, 609-645, 647-675, 677-682, 684-774 rebuilt by Bombardier in 1998-2002, renumbered by retaining original number and adding 1000.
  • 511, 547, 581, 608, 646, 676, 683 are scrapped.
801-835 1978-1983 Rohr B-2
  • Rebuilt A-1/A-2 cars
  • Rebuilt again by Bombardier and renumbered 1801-1835.
836-837 1971-1973 Rohr A-1
  • Ex-191 & 246
  • Rebuilt again by Bombardier and renumbered 1836-1837.
1164,
1195, 1203-1206,
1208, 1210, 1212,
1218-1220, 1223,
1225-1236,
1238-1239,
1241-1245,
1247-1250
1971-1973 Rohr A-1
  • Ex 164, 195, 203-206, 208, 210, 212, 218-220, 223, 225-236, 238-239, 241-245, 247-250.
1251-1267,
1269-1270, 1272,
1274-1276
1975 Rohr A-2
  • Ex 251-267, 269-270, 272, 274-276.
1501-1510,
1512-1546,
1548-1580,
1582-1607,
1609-1645,
1647-1675,
1677-1682,
1684-1774
1971-1975 Rohr B-1
  • Ex 501-510, 512-546, 548-580, 582-607, 609-645, 647-675, 677-682, 684-774.
1801-1835 1978-1983 Rohr B-2
  • Ex 801-835.
1836-1837 1971-1973 Rohr A-1
  • Ex 836-837
1838-1913 1998-2002 Rohr B-2
  • Rebuilt A-1/A-2 cars.
2501-2580 1995-1996 Morrison-Knudsen C-2 2528 was decommissioned and sold to Schnitzer Steel for scrap on 11/8/2019. It was the 1st of 10 cars to be replaced by the Fleet of the Future D Cars.[1]
3001-3310 Bay Area Rapid Transit new train car mock-up-a.jpg 2015-2022 Bombardier D Cab cars
4001-4465 2015-2022 Bombardier E Non-cab cars

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