69th Street Transportation Center

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69th Street Transportation Center
SEPTA rapid transit and trolley station
SEPTA69thStreetTerminalExterior2007.jpg
69th Street Transportation Center at 69th and Market Streets
Station statistics
Address Sixty-ninth and Market Streets
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, 19082.
Coordinates 39°57′47″N 75°15′36″W / 39.963076°N 75.259995°W / 39.963076; -75.259995Coordinates: 39°57′47″N 75°15′36″W / 39.963076°N 75.259995°W / 39.963076; -75.259995
Line(s)
Connections City Bus SEPTA City Bus: 21, 30 and 65
Suburban Bus SEPTA Suburban Bus: 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 116, 120, 123 EXPRESS, and 126
Platforms

4 island platforms, 2 side platforms

  • 1 island platform, 1 side platform (Market-Frankford)
  • 2 island platforms, 2 side platform (Route 100)
  • 1 island platform, 1 side platform (Routes 101 & 102)
Tracks

8 total

  • 3 (Market-Frankford)
  • 3 (Route 100)
  • 2 (Route 101 & Route 102)
Parking 182 spaces
Other information
Opened March 4, 1907
Electrified 700 volts DC(MFL)
Third rail(NHSL)
Overhead lines(MSHL)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by SEPTA
Formerly 69th Street Terminal (1907-2011)
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
Terminus Market–Frankford Line
toward Frankford
Norristown High Speed Line
Local
toward Norristown
Norristown High Speed Line
Norristown Express
toward Norristown
Norristown High Speed Line
Hughes Park Express
toward Hughes Park
Norristown High Speed Line
Norristown Limited
toward Norristown
Route 101 Terminus
toward Sharon Hill
Route 102

The 69th Street Transportation Center, also known as the 69th Street Terminal, is a SEPTA terminal in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.

SEPTA runs the following lines out of the 69th Street Transportation Center:

The 69th Street Transportation Center also includes SEPTA sales offices, stores, and eateries. The immediate portion of 69th Street surrounding the center is very popular with area residents, housing numerous bars, restaurants, shops, and the Tower Theater concert venue. A parking lot is adjacent, with street parking, both metered and unmetered, throughout the terminal's neighborhood.

The Norristown High-Speed Line runs entirely on its own right-of-way from the terminal to the northwestern terminus at the Norristown Transportation Center. The Media and Sharon Hill trolley lines run southwest from the terminal in the median of Terminal Square and then on a separate right-of-way after the Fairfield Avenue stop. Two former trolley lines, now bus lines, Routes 103 (Ardmore Trolley Line) and 104 (West Chester Trolley Line) run along the median of Pennsylvania Route 3 as far west as North Keystone Avenue, where the tracks abruptly end.

As far as the SEPTA heavy rail system is concerned, the 69th Street Terminal is one of two stations located outside Philadelphia proper (the other is Millbourne).

The 69th Street Transportation Center celebrated its 100th anniversary in May 2008. It was renamed from 69th Street Terminal in 2011.

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