Heritage (C-Train)

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Heritage
CTrain Station
Heritage (C-Train) 1.jpg
Station statistics
Address 12 Haddon Road SW
Coordinates 50°58′43″N 114°04′27″W / 50.97861°N 114.07417°W / 50.97861; -114.07417Coordinates: 50°58′43″N 114°04′27″W / 50.97861°N 114.07417°W / 50.97861; -114.07417
Line(s) South Line
Connections 3 Elbow Drive/Sandstone
20 Heritage/Northmount
39 Acadia
79 Acadia/Oakridge
80 Oakridge/Acadia
81 Macleod Trail
182 Mount Royal University South Express
306 BRT Westbrook/Heritage
410 Glenmore Business Park
502 Heritage Park (seasonal)
Structure type At-grade
Platforms Centre-loading platform
Parking 557 spaces
Other information
Opened 1981
Rebuilt 2012
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Calgary Transit
Services
Preceding station   C-Train   Following station
toward Tuscany
Route 201

Heritage is a stop on the South Line (Route 201) of the C-Train light rail system in Calgary, Alberta. The station opened on May 25, 1981 as part of the original South line.

The station, with a large 557 space park-and-ride lot, is located on the exclusive LRT right of way (adjacent to CPR ROW, 7.9 km South of the City Hall Interlocking,west of Macleod Trail, about 2.4 km (1.5 mi) east of the Heritage Park Historical Village (which is connected via a feeder bus). The station serves the large communities of Haysboro and Acadia.

The station consists of a center-loading platform with Mezzanine access on the North end and an at grade access at the South end.

As part of Calgary Transit's plans to operate four-car trains by the end of 2014, all three-car stations will be extended. Construction at Heritage Station to extend the platform to the South started on July 16, 2012 and the new extended platform and ramp access opened on December 10, 2012.

Also located to the south of the Heritage station is the "Haysboro Storage Facility". Some of the C-Trains are stored in this facility.

In 2005, the station registered an average transit of 13,600 boardings per weekday.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Calgary Transit (2005). "LRT Station Ridership". Archived from the original on 2007-06-08. Retrieved 2007-08-24.