83rd Street (Metra station)

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83rd Street
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83rd Street Metra Station
Station statistics
Address 83rd Street and Exchange Avenue
South Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°44′41″N 87°33′05″W / 41.7447972°N 87.5514129°W / 41.7447972; -87.5514129Coordinates: 41°44′41″N 87°33′05″W / 41.7447972°N 87.5514129°W / 41.7447972; -87.5514129
Line(s)
Connections CTA Bus
Structure type Closed-sheltered platform
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Yes
Other information
Electrified Yes
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Metra
Fare zone B
Services
Ticket vending machines
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Metra Electric District
South Chicago Branch

83rd Street is an electrified commuter rail station along the South Chicago Branch of the Metra Electric Line in the South Side of the city of Chicago. The station is located on 83rd Street at Exchange Aveue near Russell Square Park, and is 11.97 miles (19.26 km) away from the northern terminus, Millennium Station.[1] In Metra's zone-based fare system, 83rd Street is in zone B.

West of this station is another Metra Electric station along 83rd Street known as 83rd Street (Avalon Park) along the Main Branch. Station-side and on-street parking are available next to the 83rd Street railroad crossing. South of the station, the line curves southeast onto another abandoned railroad right-of-way as it heads towards 93rd Street Station.

Bus connections[edit]

CTA

  • #N5 South Shore Night Bus
  • #26 South Shore Express
  • #71 71st-South Shore

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