Downers Grove – Main Street (Metra station)

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Downers Grove
Main Street
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Station statistics
Address 5001 Main Street
Downers Grove, Illinois
Coordinates 41°47′43″N 88°00′36″W / 41.7954°N 88.0099°W / 41.7954; -88.0099Coordinates: 41°47′43″N 88°00′36″W / 41.7954°N 88.0099°W / 41.7954; -88.0099
Line(s)
Connections Pace
Grove Commuter Shuttle
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Parking Yes
Other information
Opened 1911
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Village of Downers Grove
Fare zone E
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Aurora
BNSF Railway
  Former services  
Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad
toward Denver
Main Line

Downers Grove-Main Street Station (also known as Downers Grove Station and Main Street Station) is one of three railroad stations on Metra's BNSF Railway Line in Downers Grove, Illinois. The station is at Main Street, 21.1 miles (34.0 km) from Union Station, the east end of the line.[1] The local police department is nearby. Parking lots are managed by the Village of Downers Grove.

The station has connections to both Pace Buses, and the Village's own Grove Commuter Shuttle.

This station was the site of the 1947 Zephyr train wreck that killed 3 and injured more than 30.

Bus connections[edit]

Pace Bus

  • #834 Joliet-Downers Grove

Grove Commuter Shuttle

  • North Route
  • Southwest Route
  • Southeast Route

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