Cornwells Heights (SEPTA station)

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Cornwells Heights
Amtrak station
SEPTA Regional Rail commuter rail station
SEPTA Silverliner IV 402 on the R7.jpg
Philadelphia-bound SEPTA train entering Cornwells Heights Station
Station statistics
Address 700 Station Avenue
Cornwells Heights, Pennsylvania 19020
Coordinates 40°04′22″N 74°57′07″W / 40.0729°N 74.9520°W / 40.0729; -74.9520Coordinates: 40°04′22″N 74°57′07″W / 40.0729°N 74.9520°W / 40.0729; -74.9520
Line(s) Amtrak: SEPTA:
Connections Suburban Bus SEPTA Suburban Bus: 129, 304
City Bus SEPTA City Bus: 78 (night only)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Parking 1929 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code CWH
Fare zone 3 (SEPTA only)
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2014) 2,093[1] Decrease 34.9% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Harrisburg
Keystone Service
Northeast Regional
SEPTA.svg SEPTA
toward Trenton
Trenton Line
  Former services  
Pennsylvania Railroad
toward Chicago
Main Line
Trenton Line
toward Trenton

Cornwells Heights Station is a commuter rail station in the northeast suburbs of Philadelphia on Station Avenue near Bristol Pike in Bensalem Township, Pennsylvania, 16.9 miles from upper level 30th St Station. Its name derives from the surrounding CDP of Cornwells Heights.

It is served by Amtrak's Northeast Regional and Keystone Service and SEPTA Trenton Line commuter trains. The station has a waiting room.

In 2004, Cornwells Heights saw 1,104 boardings on an average weekday. The station has a large park and ride facility, with direct access to and from Interstate 95 and Pennsylvania Route 63. The parking lot was built by PennDOT in anticipation of construction on I-95 and opened in 1997.[2] It has 1,600 parking spaces, making it by far the largest parking lot in the SEPTA system.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2014, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014. 
  2. ^ dot.state.pa.us

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