Branchville (Metro-North station)
Station house from the platform, April 19, 2012
|Location||47 US Hwy 7 & 787 Branchville Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Connections||Norwalk Transit District: Route 7 Link|
The station has 168 parking spaces, all owned by the state.
The station does not have a staffed ticket office and does not have ticket machines. Tickets may be purchased on board trains without a surcharge. The station building was built in 1905 by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, and is currently occupied by the Whistle Stop Bakery.
Platform and track configuration
|1||■ Danbury Branch||for South Norwalk or Grand Central|
|■ Danbury Branch||for Danbury|
This station has one three-car-long high-level side platform to the west of the track. The Danbury Branch has one through track at this location, but at the station house a switch leads to a 1,500-foot (460 m) passing loop that extends north well past the platform and station area before rejoining the line.
- Connecticut Rail Commuter Council is the official state advocate for commuters and brings station problems to the attention of officials.
- Ridgefield Rail Trail
- "Task 2: Technical Memorandum parking Inventory and Utilization: Final Report" submitted by Urbitran Associates Inc. to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, "Table 1: New haven Line Parking Capacity and Utilization", page 6, July 2003
Media related to Branchville (Metro-North station) at Wikimedia Commons
- Metro-North Railroad - Branchville
- Connecticut Department of Transportation, "Condition Inspection Branchville Station" report, September 2002
- Tour of the New Haven Line - Branchville
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