Harvard (Metra station)

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Harvard
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Harvard Metra Station, looking northwest
Location 1 North Ayer Street
Harvard, Illinois
Coordinates 42°25′12″N 88°37′03″W / 42.4199°N 88.6175°W / 42.4199; -88.6175Coordinates: 42°25′12″N 88°37′03″W / 42.4199°N 88.6175°W / 42.4199; -88.6175
Owned by Union Pacific
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Connections Local Transit Pace Buses
Construction
Structure type Brick
Parking Parking lot operated by City of Harvard
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone M
History
Opened 1993
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 275 (avg. weekday) [1]
Rank 125 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Terminus Union Pacific Northwest
Harvard Branch
toward Ogilvie

Harvard is a station on Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest Line located in Harvard, Illinois. The station is the terminus of the Northwest Line. It is the only Metra station located in the M zone, and is the farthest Metra station from Chicago at 62.8 miles (101.1 km).[3] The station contains a parking lot operated by the City of Harvard.

Being Chicago's most northwesterly commuter rail station, the Harvard station attracts commuters from the Rockford and Belvidere region of northern Illinois as well as South-Central Wisconsin.

Bus connections[edit]

Pace

  • 808: Crystal Lake-Harvard

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