Oak Park (Metra station)

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This article is about a railway station in Illinois. For the Oak Park station in Victoria, Australia, see Oak Park railway station.
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Oak Park
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Station statistics
Address 1115 North Boulevard
Oak Park, Illinois 60301
Coordinates 41°53′14″N 87°48′04″W / 41.8871°N 87.8011°W / 41.8871; -87.8011Coordinates: 41°53′14″N 87°48′04″W / 41.8871°N 87.8011°W / 41.8871; -87.8011
Line(s)
Connections CTA "L" Lines: Local Transit CTA Bus
Local Transit Pace Bus
Platforms 1 island platform, 1 side platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Rebuilt 1999[citation needed]
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Fare zone B
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Elburn
Union Pacific West
some weekday trains
toward Ogilvie
weekends, most weekday trains
Terminus
Chicago 'L'
Terminus Green Line
Transfer at: Harlem/Lake

Oak Park is a Metra commuter railroad station in Oak Park, Illinois, just west of Chicago. It is served by Metra's Union Pacific/West Line, with service east to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago and as far west as Elburn, Illinois. Travel time to Chicago is 16 to 20 minutes. The station is located along North Boulevard between Marion Street and Harlem Avenue, Oak Park's western border with River Forest and Forest Park. The Chicago Transit Authority's Green Line ends at Harlem and is connected directly to this station at Marion Street. Downtown Oak Park, which includes a large shopping district spread over both Oak Park and River Forest, is nearby with many stores centered around Harlem Avenue and Lake Street.

Amenities[edit]

A small convenience store is located on the main concourse.

The north platform, which services inbound trains, is sheltered and has assorted benches. The island platform to the south, which services outbound trains, has benches, though the access ramp from the concourse is sheltered and enclosed.

Bus and rail connections[edit]

CTA Green Line

CTA Buses

  • #N20 Madison (Owl Service)
  • #90 Harlem

Pace Buses

  • #305 Cicero-River Forest
  • #307 Harlem
  • #309 Lake Street
  • #313 St. Charles Road
  • #318 West North Avenue
  • #757 Northwest Connection

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