Church station

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Church
SEPTA rapid transit station
ChurchStationPhila.jpg
Church station
Location 4300 North Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°00′39″N 75°05′19″W / 40.01091°N 75.0887°W / 40.01091; -75.0887Coordinates: 40°00′39″N 75°05′19″W / 40.01091°N 75.0887°W / 40.01091; -75.0887
Owned by City of Philadelphia
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections SEPTA City Buses 3 and 5
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened November 5, 1922
Electrified 700 volts DC
Previous names Ruan-Church
Services
Pederstrian bridges
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward 69th Street
Market–Frankford Line
toward Frankford
Market–Frankford Line
 B 

Church station is an elevated train stop on the Market-Frankford Line, above the intersection of Frankford Avenue and Church Street in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the first station to run above Frankford Avenue, after previously running above Kensington Avenue.

Church station originally opened as the Ruan-Church station on November 5, 1922, one of eleven similar stations on the Frankford line. The station was renovated in the 2000s, making it ADA-accessible. During peak hours, Church is served by "B" trains only. Despite the fact that "Ruan" was removed from the station's name, street-level access to and from the station can be found on either side of Frankford Avenue halfway between Ruan and Church Streets.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Service B toward 69th Street (Erie–Torresdale)
Eastbound Service B toward Frankford (Arrott Transportation Center)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, fare control
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

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SEPTA City Bus Connections[edit]

External links[edit]

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