Minnesota’s First Commuter Rail Service
As Minnesota’s first commuter rail service, Northstar trains operate along a 40-mile route between Big Lake and downtown Minneapolis. Stations are located in:
- Big Lake
- Coon Rapids-Riverdale
- Downtown Minneapolis, adjacent to the Minnesota Twins’ ballpark - Target Field
- Elk River
Northstar Commuter Rail is a great addition to communities along the Northstar Corridor, providing commuters and businesses a smart, convenient and safe transportation option.
Anoka’s station is located at the corners of 4th Avenue and Johnson Street and 4th Avenue and Pierce Street - 2718 4th Avenue The Anoka Station has a three-level, 344 space, parking ramp and a pedestrian overpass. The station also has bicycle lockers. Ticket machines are available at the station and take cash, credit or debit.
Special Events Trains
The Northstar also travels to various special events including the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings home games each season. Purchase a Roundtrip Family Pass. For schedules, events, passes, and complete details, visit the MetroTransit website.
Please visit the Metropolitan Council Northstar Commuter Rail page for general information on the Anoka Station.
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