Old Greenwich (Metro-North station)

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Old Greenwich
GreenwichCTOldGreenwichRRstaEaSide09092007.jpg
East side of the station house
Station statistics
Address 1 Sound Beach Avenue,
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit CT Transit Stamford
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2 + 2 bypass
Parking 578 spaces
Other information
Opened 1892
Electrified 12,500V (AC) overhead catenary
Fare zone 15
Formerly Sound Beach Railroad Station (1892-1931)
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 222,040[1] Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
New Haven Line
Sound Beach Railroad Station
Old Greenwich (Metro-North station) is located in Connecticut
Old Greenwich (Metro-North station)
Location Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Coordinates 41°02′00″N 73°34′04″W / 41.03333°N 73.56778°W / 41.03333; -73.56778Coordinates: 41°02′00″N 73°34′04″W / 41.03333°N 73.56778°W / 41.03333; -73.56778
Architectural style Stick/Eastlake
NRHP Reference # 89000929
Added to NRHP 1989

The Old Greenwich Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the Old Greenwich section of Greenwich, Connecticut via the New Haven Line.

The station is 31.2 miles (50.2 km) from Grand Central Terminal. The station has 578 parking spaces, 397 owned by the state.[2] Lot 3, with 181 spaces and across the street from the station, is owned by the town of Greenwich, which also owns the street parking north of Lot 1.[3]

The station house, built in 1892, was moved to its present location three years later. The station was originally called the "Sound Beach Railroad Station", but its name was changed in 1931 to "Old Greenwich". The building was later placed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Platform and track configuration[edit]

3 New Haven Line for Grand Central
1 New Haven Line no stop
Northeast Corridor no stop
2 New Haven Line no stop
Northeast Corridor no stop
4 New Haven Line for New Haven – State Street

This station has two slightly offset high-level side platforms, each six cars long. The northern platform, adjacent to Track 3, is generally used by westbound trains. The southern platform, adjacent to Track 4, is generally used by eastbound trains.

The New Haven Line has four tracks at this location. The two inner tracks, not adjacent to either platform, are used only by express trains.

Connections[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Using 260 weekdays in a year multiplied by number of weekday passengers (854)
  2. ^ [1]"Task 2: Technical Memorandum parking Inventory and Utilization: Final Report" submitted by Urbitran Associates Inc. to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, "Table 1: New haven Line Parking Capacity and Utilization", page 6, July 2003
  3. ^ [2]"Individual Station Report: Old Greenwich" submitted to the Connecticut Department of Transportation by Urbitran Associates, dated July 2003, accessed March 18, 2007
  4. ^ Plaque in front of station building.

External links[edit]

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