The northern terminus of the high-speed rail system in San Francisco will be the Salesforce Transit Center (STC). The center is managed by the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) and opened to the public in 2018.

Salesforce Transit Center (STC)

The STC will serve 11 transportation systems, including high-speed rail. The existing building includes all of the bus facilities, a rooftop park, retail, and the basement-level trainbox where high-speed rail and Caltrain trains will arrive. The Authority is working with partners in San Francisco to advance the Downtown Extension project, which is a 1-mile tunnel between the existing rail corridor and the trainbox in the Salesforce Transit Center.

Prior to completion of the Downtown Extension, high-speed rail will stop at the existing Caltrain station at 4th and King in downtown San Francisco.

STATION COMMUNITY DETAILS

Project Section

This station community is part of the San Francisco to San José project section.

Location

425 Mission Street between Beale and 2nd Streets. 

Status

The Salesforce Transit Center was completed in 2018 and the Downtown Extension (DTX) project has been environmentally cleared by the TJPA. In 2020, the Authority, TJPA, and other partners in San Francisco entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance the DTX toward construction. Once constructed, DTX will provide a tunnel to link the new STC to the existing terminus of the Caltrain commuter rail line at 4th and King Streets. Until the completion of DTX, the environmental analysis is studying the Caltrain station at 4th and King in downtown San Francisco as an interim station.

Salesforce Transit Center Cutaway View

RELATED PROJECT SECTIONS

Visit: San Francisco to San José 

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Screenshot of animated video describing station community concepts.

This video is a conceptual representation of how a Station Community could can grow over time, and is not intended to depict how the actual stations will look. The concept represents plans for sustainability, functionality, and the use of best practices at each of the high-speed rail stops.

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