Avon station (Erie Railroad)

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Avon
Avon Station.jpg
The former Avon station in January 2015
Location100 West Main Street (US 20), Avon, New York 14414
Coordinates42°54′51″N 77°44′53″W / 42.914109°N 77.748003°W / 42.914109; -77.748003Coordinates: 42°54′51″N 77°44′53″W / 42.914109°N 77.748003°W / 42.914109; -77.748003
Line(s)Rochester Division
Rochester Branch
Mount Morris Branch
Attica Branch
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Other information
Station code3943[1]
History
Opened1865
Closed1941
Former services
Preceding station Erie Railroad Following station
McQueens Rochester Division Terminus
Meadowwood
toward Rochester
Rochester Branch
Terminus Mount Morris Branch Ashantee
Caledonia
toward Dunkirk
Attica Branch Terminus

Avon is a historic railroad station in Avon, New York. It opened in 1865 and the existing structure was completed in 1879.[2][incomplete short citation] Passenger service was provided by the Erie Railroad and from 1907 until 1941; this included electric passenger trains which traveled to Rochester station.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Station Names and Numbers". Jersey City, New Jersey: Erie Railroad. May 1, 1916. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  2. ^ Seeley 1977, p. 185.
  3. ^ "Avon, New York". Western New York Railroad Archive. Rochester & Genessee Valley Railroad Museum. Retrieved October 27, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Rochester-Mount Morris Electrification". Don Ross Group.

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