Glendale Transportation Center
400 West Cerritos Ave., Glendale, CA
The Historic Glendale Transportation Center (GTC), dedicated to former Glendale Mayor Larry Zarian, is an Amtrak and Metrolink rail station in the City of Glendale, California. This multi/modal center used to be known as Tropico Station.
The GTC serves as a central transportation hub for the City of Glendale. Several public transportation systems including Amtrak, Metrolink, Greyhound, Metro, and the Glendale Beeline utilize the GTC as a transfer point and/or layover. Ten Pacific Surfliner trains serve the station daily and 54 Metrolink trains serve the station each weekday, as well as serving the Antelope Valley Line on Saturdays.
Originally known as the Glendale Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, it was built by the Southern Pacific Railroad in the Mission Revival Style in 1923. It had replaced an older depot dating from 1883, In 1997, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a favorite of train aficionados. It was extensively renovated in 1999.