147th Street (Sibley Boulevard) (Metra station)

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147th Street
Sibley Boulevard
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Station statistics
Address 147th Street & Clinton Street
Harvey, Illinois
Coordinates 41°37′24″N 87°38′09″W / 41.6232°N 87.6358°W / 41.6232; -87.6358Coordinates: 41°37′24″N 87°38′09″W / 41.6232°N 87.6358°W / 41.6232; -87.6358
Line(s)
Connections Pace Buses
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Yes
Other information
Electrified Yes
Fare zone D
Services
Ticket Vending Machines
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Metra Electric District
Main Line

147th Street (Sibley Boulevard) Station (also known as Kensington/147th Street (Sibley Boulevard) Station) is one of two Metra Electric stations located on its Main Branch in Harvey, Illinois. The station is located on 147th Street (IL 83, also known as Sibley Boulevard), and Clinton Street, and is 18.98 miles (30.55 km) away from the northern terminus at Randolph Street Station.[1] In Metra's zone-based fare system, 147th Street-Sibley Boulevard Station is in zone D.

The station is named after both of the names for Illinois Route 83 in Harvey; Sibley Boulevard, and 147th Street. The only other station to be given two street names in one is 211th Street (Lincoln Highway) (Metra). The bridge over Route 83 has a clearance of 13'10", and part of the waiting room is built underneath the north side of the bridge. A large parking lot exists on the east side of the tracks between 147th Street and the Little Calumet River. A smaller parking lot exists on the southwest corner of Clinton and 146th Streets on the west side of the tracks.

Metra Police Officer Thomas A. Cook was shot and killed on September 27th, 2006, while sitting in his patrol car across the street from the Metra Electric Line station at 147th and Clinton Streets in Harvey, Illinois.

Bus connections[edit]

Pace

  • 350: Sibley
  • 352: Halsted

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