Franklin (C-Train)

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Franklin
CTrain Station (Northeast Line)
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Station statistics
Address 2826 Memorial Drive SE
Coordinates 51°02′50″N 113°59′40″W / 51.04722°N 113.99444°W / 51.04722; -113.99444Coordinates: 51°02′50″N 113°59′40″W / 51.04722°N 113.99444°W / 51.04722; -113.99444
Connections 26 Dover
440 Chateau Estates
Structure type At-grade
Platforms Centre-loading platform
Parking 578 spaces
Other information
Opened 1985
Rebuilt 2013
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Calgary Transit
Services
Preceding station   C-Train   Following station
Route 202
toward Saddletowne

Franklin is a stop on the Northeast Line (Route 202) of the C-Train light rail system in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The station opened on April 27, 1985 as part of the original Northeast line.

The station is located in the median of Memorial Drive, just West of the intersection with 28 Street SE. The station is 4.7 km from the City Hall Interlocking. Pedestrian bridges connect the station to either side of Memorial Drive. Stairs, escalators, as well as an elevator provide access down to the center-loading platform. The station serves residential neighbourhoods to the south (Albert Park/Radisson Heights) and industrial areas to the north. 578 parking spaces are available for commuters.

As part of Calgary Transit's plan to operate 4-car trains by the end of 2014, all 3-car platforms are being extended. Franklin station also had new furnishings installed, in addition to a platform extension. Construction was completed in the late Summer/Fall of 2013.[1]

In 2005, the station registered and average transit of 4,700 boardings per weekday.[2]

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