Cheltenham station (SEPTA)
|SEPTA regional rail|
Cheltenham Station in March 2012, after construction of the new high level platform.
|Location||Old Soldiers Road & Hasbrook Avenue
Cheltenham, Pennsylvania 19012
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Previous names||Cheltenham Junction|
Cheltenham station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. Located at Old Soldiers Road and Hasbrook Avenue, it serves the Fox Chase Line. The station has a 17-space parking lot. In FY 2013, Cheltenham station had a weekday average of 267 boardings and 392 alightings.
Until 2005, the freight and commuter rail lines shared track from Newtown Junction to a point just south of Cheltenham station, where SEPTA trains utilized a crossover to travel to/from the freight track. These tracks are now segregated, with a siding having been installed between Cheltenham and Lawndale stations for SEPTA use during peak hours. The freight line eventually merges with SEPTA's West Trenton Line between Neshaminy Falls station and Langhorne station.
In 1993, the original 100-year-old station was destroyed by fire in what was ruled by the police as an arson. The station was replaced with a trailer serving as the ticket office. A new station and high-level platforms were opened in October 2007.
- SEPTA webpage Archived October 2, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. for Cheltenham
- "SEPTA (May 2014). Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Service Plan. p. 62" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-08-12. (539 KB)
- Delaware Valley Rail Passenger Archived September 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine., March 1993, p.2
- SEPTA Capital Improvement Report for Philadelphia, July 2006, p. 22.
- Media related to Cheltenham (SEPTA station) at Wikimedia Commons
- Current schedule for the SEPTA Fox Chase/Newtown line
- SEPTA station page for Cheltenham
- Picture of the old station building
- Station House from Google Maps Street View
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