Jack London Square Oakland, CA 94607 (population, 391,650) Page 2
GPS: N 37.79483, W 122.27560 Google map
Scanner: BNSF 160.650 , UP 161.550 , 160.740 
Railroad: Union Pacific Western Division, Niles Sub, MP 6.5
Description: The tracks running through Jack London Square are used by BNSF Railway, Capitol Corridor, Coast
Starlight, San Joaquin (Amtrak), and Union Pacific Railroad. Mainline railroad runs through the middle of the street,
with the train speed limit set at 15 mph (25 km/h). The trains share the road with automobiles, AC Transit buses,
and pedestrians. The much used tracks leading into Amtrak's Jack London Square Station, as well as the Union Pacific
southbound mainline out of the rail yard and port of Oakland run right through Embarcadero Street.
Approximate # trains per 24 hours: 21 FRA
Photo opportunities: Street Running
Gregariousness quotient: Low to Medium
Local breakfast: Buttercup Grill, 229 Broadway (N 37.79648, W 122.27616)
Local Pub and grub: The Jack London Square area has numerous restaurants and bars.
Printable PDF take along fact sheet: Jack London Square Fact Sheet
Disclaimer: I have not been to this location. Info is from the Internet and TRAINS Magazine. I would welcome
pictures, additions, or corrections to this page. Pictures and new info will be credited on the page. e-mail me at
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