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Amtrak - Bakersfield, CA (BFD)



BAKERSFIELD
CALIFORNIA
(BFD)

 

Station Information:

Address

601 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Location

35.37N, 119.02W

Elevation

122m / 400ft

Population

347,483 (Census 2010)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hour

4:30am - 10:30pm Daily

Building

Built in 2000

Ridership

476,767 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

SAN JOAQUINS

[ Oakland, CA / Sacramento, CA - Stockton, CA - Bakersfield, CA ]



Visited in August 2012

Photo 01 Photo 02

Station Building (North Side)
8 / 16 / 2012

Station Building (North Side)
8 / 16 / 2012

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Station Building (West Side)
8 / 16 / 2012

Station Name Plate
8 / 16 / 2012

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Platform Side
8 / 16 / 2012

Platform Side
8 / 16 / 2012

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Waiting Area
8 / 16 / 2012

Waiting Area
8 / 16 / 2012

Photo 09 Photo 10

Platform (Looking West)
8 / 16 / 2012

Amtrak Bus Terminal
8 / 16 / 2012

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Amtrak Train
8 / 16 / 2012

Amtrak Train
8 / 16 / 2012

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Looking toward East
8 / 16 / 2012

Looking West (Oakland, Sacramento)
8 / 16 / 2012

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Truxtun Avenue near the station
8 / 16 / 2012

Chester Avenue (Looking North)
8 / 16 / 2012

Visited in December 2001

Photo 1 Photo 2

Station Building
12 / 15 / 2001

Station Building
12 / 15 / 2001

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West Side View
12 / 15 / 2001

 Platform Side
12 / 15 / 2001

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Waiting Area
12 / 15 / 2001

San Joaquins Train Set
12 / 15 / 2001

Photo 7 Photo 8

Looking toward East
12 / 15 / 2001

Looking toward West (Sacrament)
12 / 14 / 2001

Photo 9 Photo 10

Former Station Building (1501 F Street)
12 / 15 / 2001

Looking toward West (at Former Station)
12 / 15 / 2001

The old Southern Pacific depot at Bakersfield
    (Photo and Caption Courtesy of Mr. Jeff Weber)

Bakersfield Southern Pacific Depot

The old Southern Pacific depot at Bakersfield, which is now a Union Pacific freight office.  The depot is located at:

Baker Street at Sumner Street
Bakersfield, CA 93305

It is northeast from the main downtown and northeast from Amtrak.  1.3 miles from Amtrak, so likely 2 miles from downtown.



Amtrak Train at Bakersfield Station (March 1974)

Amtrak Train at Bakersfield Station (May 1974)

Amtrak Train at Bakersfield Station (July 1974)

Amtrak Train at Bakersfield Station (January 1975)




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