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Charging Station Site Number 95616_1

Status as of 1/30/2011: In service.

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Davis Amtrak Station

2nd and G Sts.
Davis, California 95616

Site ID:  95616_1      Thomas Bros. Maps Page and Grid™:   376-D1

Charging facilities at this site:
  1 - Small paddle
  1 - Avcon
Nominal supply voltage for this site:  240V

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Lat:  38.54430 (N 38°32.658') (N 38°32'39.5")   (WGS 84 datum)
Lon:-121.73803 (W121°44.282') (W121°44'16.9")
(V: Determined by GPS site visit.)

5/08: SPI repaired, back in service.
7/10/07: SPI charger damaged again, and our of service. Click here for photos. Copnductive charger is also damaged, but might be usable.
9/3/06: Damaged SPI charger has been replaced with new Toyota charger. 120V receptacle removed.
2/25/06: Temporary repairs have succeeded in getting the SPI working again.
12/18/05: The Avcon charging station is powered on and working, although it still does not talk. The 120V outlet has no power. We are working with the City of Davis to repair the SPI and repower the 120V outlet.
12/17/05: City of Davis has turned off the power to the SPI and wrapped the charger with yellow caution tape.
12/14/05: SPI has been vandalized. Paddle handle is broken. Charger still works, but needs special care to insert paddle.
2/21/05: SPI reported OK now.
11/7/04: SPI charger has power, but is down with E6 DELAY error. Reported to CFCI for repair.
4/15/04: Darell Dickey reports that power here goes off periodically, and is reset by the City electrician. Off one week, on the next. Investigating. It's on at present.
11/5/03: the Davis train station charger is back working. -- Eugen Dunlap
11/03/03: I noticed last week that there seems to be no power to the chargers at the train station. Reported to City of Davis. --Eugen Dunlap
8/29/03: Speaker on EVII Avcon box is inoperative, but the unit is working.
7/1/03: circuit breaker for inductive charger was tripped, and was reset by City of Davis electrician.
6/03: Darell Dickey and Eugen Dunlap report that ICEing is now rare.
1/19/03: Darell Dickey: EV parking spots are almost always blocked by conventional vehicles during normal business hours. Darell is working on enforcement of the EV only parking signs.
11/22/02: The small paddle charger was vandalized. It has since been repaired.

Also known as Southern Pacific Depot lot.
120V receptacle removed 9/06 due to code problem (no 20A breaker.)
120 VAC receptacle mounted on the pedestal for the SPI and AVCON chargers. -Rob Josephson 7/4/03.

Driving directions:
From I 80, take the Richards Blvd. Exit north. Get into the center lane -- avoid the right turn only lane. Take a slight right at the end of Richards Blvd. onto E Street, then right on 2nd Street. Continue on 2nd Street into the Amtrak parking lot. Cross the tracks, then turn left. Charger is on your left, against the block wall.
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How to find the charging station location once you have found the site:
To your left as you enter the lot.

Nearby charging locations:
4th and G Garage

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Things to do:
There are many, many restaurants, banks, and shops (including Tower Records) in the immediate vicinity, along G Street, F Street, and 2nd Street. There is a theater at 4th and G. While I was charging here, I got my hair cut. Charger supply voltage appears to be 240. Great location. Davis City Parking Garage, 4th and G, another charging location, is quite nearby. -- Tom Dowling 3/20/99

Contact information:
Public Works Dept. 530-757-5685 Butch Breault Bbreault@ci.davis.ca.us

4  Raters:
Arthur Jones 12/02(5); Darell Dickey 4/04 (3); Ed Huestis 4/04 (4)

Adopt-a-Charger sponsor info:
Darell Dickey, 4/04

Equipment model and serial number info:
TIC SN S0604010 Cable 000209 installed 9/2/06

by Tom Dowling

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Generated on Sunday, 1/30/2011, at 10:46:56 PM PT from evcnall.fp7.

Revision History:
7/8/09: Added comment.
4/30/09: Added charger location note.
6/2/08: SPI paddle and cable assembly replaced by City of Davis.
7/12/2007: Added "I Was There" report.
12/28/2006: Added "I Was There" report.
9/15/2006: Added "I Was There" report.
9/2/06: Added new serial number, updated status and comments.
2/27/2006: Added "I Was There" report.
2/27/06: Changed status to OK. See status comments.
12/18/05: Updated status.
12/17/05: Changed status to SPI DOWN.
12/14/05: Changed status to SPI PROB.
2/21/2005: Added "I Was There" report.
2/21/05: Changed status to ok.
11/17/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
11/7/04: Changed status to SPI DOWN.
8/6/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/16/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/3/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/1/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
11/20/03: Updated IWT.
11/5/03: Updated status to OK.
11/03/03: Updated status to down.
10/29/03: added new map, photo, to-do, driving directions. Deleted EV1 Club link.
9/1/03: updated status, added rating.
7/5/03: added OC 5-15
6/5/03: removed problem status
5/5/02: Added note per RCC Group msg 4/29/02/
5/2/02: Updated per TDdb.
4/21/02: SPI=1 verified per Magnecharge list dated 02/01/27.
4/21/02: Imported from EV1 Club db.
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