46th Street station (SEPTA)

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46th Street
SEPTA rapid transit station
SEPTA 46th Street MFL Main Station House 2017.JPG
Location Farragut Street & Market Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′31″N 75°12′51″W / 39.9585°N 75.2141°W / 39.9585; -75.2141
Owned by Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms (Market-Frankford)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus routes 31, 64
Construction
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened March 4, 1907
Rebuilt April 14, 2008
Electrified 700 volts DC
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward 69th Street
Market–Frankford Line
toward Frankford
Market–Frankford Line
 A 
Market–Frankford Line
 B 

46th Street station is a SEPTA station in Philadelphia. It is located above the intersection of Farragut and Market Street in the Mill Creek neighborhood, and serves the Market-Frankford Line.

46th Street station is one of the original Market-Frankford elevated stations built by the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company in 1907. Immediately east of the station, the trains go underground into the Market Street Subway. A stub from when the elevated section used to continue along Market Street was once present, but was removed when the structure was replaced during renovations.[1] 46th Street Station was closed in June 2006 as part of SEPTA's reconstruction of the Market Street Elevated line. The station reopened on April 14, 2016.[2] The station runs along the south side of the 1926-built Provident Mutual Life Insurance building, which was converted into a Philadelphia Police Command Center in 2012.[3]

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Market–Frankford Line toward 69th Street (52nd Street)
Eastbound Market–Frankford Line toward Frankford (40th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, fare control
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

SEPTA City Bus Connections[edit]

  • Routes 31 and 64

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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