Branchville (Metro-North station)

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Branchville
Branchville Station house 006.JPG
Station house from the platform, April 19, 2012
Location 47 US Hwy 7 & 787 Branchville Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Coordinates 41°16′00″N 73°26′27″W / 41.2667°N 73.4409°W / 41.2667; -73.4409Coordinates: 41°16′00″N 73°26′27″W / 41.2667°N 73.4409°W / 41.2667; -73.4409
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Local Transit Norwalk Transit District: Route 7 Link
Construction
Parking 168
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 42
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
Danbury Branch
toward Danbury

The Branchville Metro-North Railroad station serves residents of the Branchville area of Ridgefield, Connecticut via the Danbury Branch of the New Haven Line.

The station is 54.0 miles to Grand Central Terminal and the average travel time from there is 1 hour, 38 minutes regardless of through trains or transfers at Stamford or South Norwalk.

The station has 168 parking spaces, all owned by the state.[1]

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.[2] 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.[3]

Platform and track configuration[edit]

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.

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