Malverne (LIRR station)

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Malverne
Malverne Station from Parking Lot.jpg
Malverne Station from the parking lot
Station statistics
Address Hempstead Avenue and Utterby Road
Malverne, New York
Coordinates 40°40′32″N 73°40′07″W / 40.67556°N 73.66861°W / 40.67556; -73.66861Coordinates: 40°40′32″N 73°40′07″W / 40.67556°N 73.66861°W / 40.67556; -73.66861
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit Nassau Inter-County Express: n31/n32
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking Yes, Metered; Village of Malverne
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened 1909 or February 1913
Electrified October 19, 1926
750V (DC) third rail
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by MTA
Fare zone 4
Formerly Norwood
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 235[1]
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg LIRR   Following station
West Hempstead Branch

Malverne is a historic railroad station along the West Hempstead Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is officially located at Hempstead Avenue and Utterby Road, in Malverne, New York, and is also parallel to Church Street near Malverne Village Hall. Parking is primarily for those with residential and non-residential permits, but metered parking is available.

Depending on the source, the station was built in either 1909[2] or February 1913.[3] The station was originally named "Norwood" until it, and the community it serves were renamed Malverne, in order to alleviate confusion with another Norwood, New York in St. Lawrence County. "Norwood" was also the name of a station on the former Southern Hempstead Branch of the South Side Railroad of Long Island. Though not officially considered a historic landmark, it is the oldest surviving station along the West Hempstead Branch.

Platform and track[edit]

1 West Hempstead Branch toward New York (Westwood)
West Hempstead Branch toward West Hempstead (Lakeview)

This station has one four-car-long side platform on the east side of the single track.

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