Bryn Mawr station (SEPTA Regional Rail)

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SEPTA.svg Bryn Mawr
SEPTA regional rail
Bryn Mawr, PA SEPTA Station (2011).jpg
Bryn Mawr SEPTA Regional Rail station
Location77 Morris Avenue & Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Coordinates40°01′19″N 75°18′57″W / 40.02194°N 75.31583°W / 40.02194; -75.31583Coordinates: 40°01′19″N 75°18′57″W / 40.02194°N 75.31583°W / 40.02194; -75.31583
Owned byAmtrak[1]
Operated bySEPTA
Line(s)Keystone Corridor (Main Line)
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks4
ConnectionsBus transport SEPTA Suburban Bus: 105, 106 (on Lancaster Avenue)
Construction
Parking254 spaces (45 daily, 153 permit, 55 municipal meters)
Bicycle facilities9 racks (24 spaces)
Other information
Fare zone3
History
Opened1869[2]
Rebuilt1963
ElectrifiedSeptember 11, 1915[3]
Traffic
Passengers (2011)831[4] (weekday boardings)
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward Thorndale
Paoli/​Thorndale Line
Former services
Preceding station   Pennsylvania Railroad   Following station
toward Chicago
Main Line
toward Paoli
Paoli Line

Bryn Mawr station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. It is located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia at Morris and Bryn Mawr Avenues.[5] It is served by most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains with the exception of a few "limited" and express trains.

The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 6:05 a.m. to 6:05 p.m. excluding holidays. There are 254 parking spaces at the station. This station is in fare zone 3 and is 10.1 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2011, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 831 and the average total weekday alightings was 757.[4]

The original station was designed by Joseph M. Wilson and built in 1869 by the Pennsylvania Railroad. It was demolished in 1963, and replaced by a mid-20th Century mock-colonial style structure. The former freight house on the south side of the tracks, which dates back to 1870, is currently a local restaurant.[2]

Station layout[edit]

Bryn Mawr has two low-level side platforms with pathways connecting the platforms to the inner tracks.

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 4 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Rosemont)
Keystone Corridor services do not stop here
Track 3 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Rosemont)
Keystone Corridor services do not stop here
Track 2 Keystone Corridor services do not stop here →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Haverford)
Track 1 Keystone Corridor services do not stop here →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Haverford)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
G Street level Exit/entrance, station house, parking

Image gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transportation Planning for the Philadelphia–Harrisburg "Keystone" Railroad Corridor" (PDF). Federal Railroad Administration. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 21, 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b Existing Railroad Stations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Archived 2008-05-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Tatnall, Frank (Fall 2015). "A Century of Catenary". Classic Trains. 16 (3): 26.
  4. ^ a b "Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. pp. 71–72. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 February 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  5. ^ Google maps

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