3 Street Southwest station

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3rd Street SW
CTrain station
3 Street Southwest (C-Train) 1.jpg
Location 333C - 7 Avenue SW
Coordinates 51°02′47.8″N 114°04′09″W / 51.046611°N 114.06917°W / 51.046611; -114.06917
Owned by Calgary Transit
Platforms Single side-loading platform
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1981
Rebuilt 2010
Services
Preceding station   CTrain   Following station
One-way operation
Red Line
eastbound
Blue Line
eastbound
toward Saddletowne

The 3 Street Southwest station is a CTrain light rail station in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The 3 Street Southwest platform is used by eastbound trains, with the nearest stations serving westbound trains being and the 4 Street Southwest station and the 1 Street Southwest station. The platforms is located on the south side of 7 Avenue South and is located within the free-fare zone serving both Routes 201 and 202.

The 3 Street W station, located between 3 Street & 2 Street SW and adjacent to TD Square (shopping center) opened on May 25, 1981, as part of Calgary's original LRT line from 8 Street W to Anderson. The original station was closed on April 20, 2009, and demolished immediately with the new station constructed in its place. The new station opened on March 12, 2010.[1][2]

Like all refurbished 7 Avenue platforms, the entire sidewalk slopes up to the station at both ends and the platform can handle 4-car trains.

The station registered an average of 16,300 daily boardings in 2005.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "7 Avenue LRT Refurbishment Project" (PDF). City of Calgary Transportation Infrastructure. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 2, 2010. Retrieved December 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "7 Avenue Refurbishment". April 5, 2010. Retrieved April 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ Calgary Transit (2005). "LRT Station Ridership". Archived from the original on June 8, 2007. Retrieved August 24, 2007.