Sacramento's light rail system consists of two lines.
The Blue Line runs through downtown and out on two long prongs, to the northeast, Watt/I-80, and to
the southeast, last stop at Meadowview. The Gold Line goes from a downtown
terminal next to the Amtrak station, then joins the Blue Line for six common
stations in and near center city, and then out the Folsom Corridor to
Historic Folsom. The system has
reached a length of over 37 miles, with further
In this view a train is turning south from the
transit mall along K
St. onto 7th St., in front of what was then called Downtown Plaza, a major shopping center.
Beyond that the tourist district of Old Sacramento beckons, with one of
the country's most notable railroad museums nearby.