56th Street station (SEPTA)

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56th Street
SEPTA56ndStreetStationExterior2007.jpg
56th Street station as seen from 56th Street
Location Fifty-sixth & Market Streets
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′39″N 75°13′59″W / 39.9608°N 75.2330°W / 39.9608; -75.2330Coordinates: 39°57′39″N 75°13′59″W / 39.9608°N 75.2330°W / 39.9608; -75.2330
Owned by Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms (Market-Frankford)
Tracks 2
Connections Bus routes 31 and G
Construction
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened March 4, 1907
Rebuilt 2005
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 

56th Street station is an elevated stop on the Market-Frankford Line, above the intersection of 56th Street and Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Haddington neighborhood lies to the north, and the Cobbs Creek neighborhood to the south.

The SEPTA bus routes serving 56th Street are routes 31 and G.

56th Street station was built in 1907 by the Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company and reconstructed in 2005 as part of SEPTA's reconstruction of the Market Street Elevated line.[1]


Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Market–Frankford Line toward 69th Street (60th Street)
Eastbound Market–Frankford Line toward Frankford (52nd Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, fare control
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

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