Cold Spring (Metro-North station)

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Cold Spring
Cold Spring train station.jpg
Southbound Metro-North train arriving at Cold Spring.
Station statistics
Address Market Street
Cold Spring, NY, 10516
Coordinates 41°24′55″N 73°57′31″W / 41.4152°N 73.9585°W / 41.4152; -73.9585Coordinates: 41°24′55″N 73°57′31″W / 41.4152°N 73.9585°W / 41.4152; -73.9585
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit Putnam Transit: Cold Spring Trolley
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 223 spaces
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Fare zone 7
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 122,460 Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
Hudson Line
toward Poughkeepsie
  Former services  
New York Central Railroad
toward Chicago
Water Level Route

Cold Spring is a Metro-North Railroad station that serves the residents of Cold Spring, New York via the Hudson Line. Trains leave for New York City every hour on weekdays, and about every 25 minutes during rush hour. It is 52.5 miles (85 km) from Grand Central Terminal and travel time to Grand Central is approximately one hour and 21 minutes.

The old station, now a local restaurant

The current Cold Spring station is located slightly south of the old one, still standing at the foot of Cold Spring's Main Street. Walkways on both sides of the tracks connect the two. They receive ample use not only from local residents taking the train but from city residents visiting the village, as the station is adjacent to the quaint shops and streets of the Cold Spring Historic District. Hikers can often be seen around the station on warmer weekends, headed to or from the nearby peaks of the Hudson Highlands, since service here is regular while the more convenient Breakneck Ridge is merely a flag stop.

Platform and track configuration[edit]

2 Hudson Line for Grand Central
Empire Service no stop
1 Hudson Line for Poughkeepsie
Empire Service no stop

This station has two high-level side platforms each six cars long. The western platform, adjacent to Track 2, is generally used by southbound trains. The eastern platform, adjacent to Track 1, is generally used by northbound trains. The Hudson Line has two tracks at this location.

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