Chester Transportation Center
|SEPTA regional rail|
|Location||6th & Welsh Streets
Chester, PA 19013
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Connections|| SEPTA City Bus: 37
SEPTA Suburban Bus: 109, 113, 114, 117, 118, 119
The Chester Transportation Center is a SEPTA bus and train station in Chester, Pennsylvania. The outside portion of the ground level serves SEPTA City Transit Division Route 37, and Suburban Transit Division Routes 109, 113, 114, 117, 118, and 119.
Above the building of the transportation center is the train station. The tracks run over the building. The station is served by the Wilmington/Newark Line. The line offers southbound service to Wilmington and Newark, Delaware and northbound service to Philadelphia. This station is located at 6th and Welsh Streets, Chester, PA 19013.
Chester station was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1903. In the 1940s lots of NY-Washington trains stopped there; in 1970 one Philadelphia-Washington train stopped, and in 1978-83 Amtrak's Chesapeake stopped both ways between Philadelphia and Washington. PRR/PC/Conrail local trains to Marcus Hook/Wilmington/Newark continued until SEPTA took them over in 1983.
Media related to Chester Transportation Center at Wikimedia Commons
- SEPTA – Chester Transportation Center
- Original Chester PRR Station
- Welsh Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
- Avenue of the States entrance from Google Maps Street View
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