Thorndale (SEPTA station)

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Thorndale
SEPTA Regional Rail commuter rail station
Thorndale R5.JPG
Location 3112 East Lincoln Highway
and South Bailey Road
Thorndale, PA 19320
Coordinates 39°59′33″N 75°45′45″W / 39.9926°N 75.7626°W / 39.9926; -75.7626Coordinates: 39°59′33″N 75°45′45″W / 39.9926°N 75.7626°W / 39.9926; -75.7626
Owned by Amtrak[1]
Operated by SEPTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Connections local transit Krapf's Transit Route A
Construction
Parking 447 spaces (300 daily, 147 permit)
Bicycle facilities 2 racks (6 spaces)
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 5
Traffic
Passengers (2011) 473[2] (weekday boardings)
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
Terminus Paoli/Thorndale Line
  Former services  
Pennsylvania Railroad
toward Chicago
Main Line

Thorndale Station is a commuter rail station located on South Bailey Road and East Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) in Thorndale, Pennsylvania.[3] It is served by SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Line. While Thorndale station is the terminus of SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Line service, the tracks continue (with service by Amtrak), to points west, including Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, and beyond.

There is no ticket office at this station. There are 447 parking spaces at the station for daily parking as well as SEPTA permit parking.

This station is wheelchair-accessible with short lengths of high-level platforms on both sides of the tracks. The platforms have bridge plates which allow a wheelchair to cross the gap between the platform and the train when it is stopped at the platform.

This station is 35.2 track miles from Philadelphia's Suburban Station. In 2011, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 473, and the average total weekday alightings was 440.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transportation Planning for the Philadelphia–Harrisburg “Keystone” Railroad Corridor" (PDF). Federal Railroad Administration. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. p. 71-72. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Google Map of Thorndale Station and Vicinity

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