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Arena was the original terminus of the TRAX line that opened in 1999, and served in that purpose until 2008 when the extension to the intermodal station opened. The station was originally called Delta Center, until the naming rights to the arena were changed to EnergySolutions Arena, and the station renamed arena in December 2006. It is a typical downtown Salt Lake City TRAX station with an island platform located in the median of Temple, with entrances to the platforms via cross-walks at both ends of the station. The station's island platform is extra wide probably to accomidate post event crowds, there's a sulpture of a torch that says 2002 Olympics Salt Lake City and has a display on it that current says the time but I assume was a countdown clock when the station opened in 1999. There are wheelchair ramps up to their mini-high platforms at both ends of both tracks for terminating high-level cars. It is right across from the historic Union Pacific Depot

The station become a temperary terminus again on December 9, 2012 with Green Line trains to West Valley Central cut back from their original terminus of Salt Lake Central and using the the block of the Green Line Extension to the Airport in the middle of S 400 W to relay beyond the station. On April 14, 2013 the Airport Extension opened and Green Line trains no longer terminate at Arena with the Blue and Green Lines instead seperating just west of the sation platform. Green Line trains curve north onto S 400 W and Blue Line trains curve south on the original routing of the extension in 2008 to the Intermodal Center from the station

Artwork: Light and Motion by Gordon Huether & Christine Stone; Etched, fused, and dichroic glass wind screens, 1999
Photo 20: 6 February, 2012, 21-26 4 February, 2013

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A two car train for the intermodal station of Ex-Santa Clara VTA UTDC LRVs with #1047B leading curves around the UP Salt Lake City Depot
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UTDC LRV #1047B
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A close up of the Utan Pacific Depot, now with no trains stopping there
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Approaching the Arena Station, a fence prevents passengers from crossing in the middle of the platforms
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The wide platform.
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For your safety only cross at crosswalks
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A monument and rememberance of SLC's Olympics
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UTDC LRV #1045A stops at Arena
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UTDC LRV #1051B
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The other small canopied windscreen.
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3 car train of SD160s led by #1026B
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SD160s #1033B
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