The Gregarious Railfan
Chatsworth, CA  91311  (population, 41,255 (2000))                          

GPS:   N 34.25247, W 118.59931       Google map

Scanner:   Metrolink  160.545 [29]

Railroads:   Metrolink (Southern California Regional Rail Authority), Amtrak, UP locals

Description:   Chatsworth is a neighborhood in the northwestern San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles.  It has
traditionally been a favorite train watching spot in the region, situated on the former SP “Coast Line” between Los
Angeles and San Francisco. The Line is now owned by Metrolink with faily heavy commuter traffic, frequent Amtrak
“Pacific Surfliners”  and several UP Local movements.  All total, close to 50 trains move through Chatsworh in 24
hours on weekdays.

Approximate # trains per 24 hours:   50

Breakfast:   IHOP 21103 Devonshire St,  N 34.25735, W 118.59334

Fast Food:   McDonald's 20932 Devonshire St,  N 34.25721, W 118.58964

Ice Cream:    Baskin Robbins 20445 Devonshire St,  N 34.25739, W 118.57905

Pub and Grub:   The Rabbit Hole 22105 Roscoe Blvd, West Hills, CA (2.3 mi south), N 34.21968, W 118.60859
    (Trippy, Campy, Alice in Wonderland themed dive bar, NOT for everyone...)
    The Star Bar 21340 Devonshire St,  N 34.25699, W 118.59644 (More standard dive bar.)

TRAINS Article:   TRAINS Hot Spots, Aug 2015

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