College Avenue station (Illinois)

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College Avenue
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Location303 N. President Street
Wheaton, Illinois
Coordinates41°52′07″N 88°05′25″W / 41.8685°N 88.0903°W / 41.8685; -88.0903Coordinates: 41°52′07″N 88°05′25″W / 41.8685°N 88.0903°W / 41.8685; -88.0903
Owned byCity of Wheaton
Line(s)
Platforms2 Side platforms
Tracks3
ConnectionsLocal Transit Pace bus
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneE
History
Opened1971[citation needed]
Rebuilt2003[citation needed]
Traffic
Passengers (2014)1,057 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank89 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station Metra Following station
Wheaton
toward Elburn
Union Pacific / West Glen Ellyn
toward Ogilvie

College Avenue is one of the two stations on Metra's Union Pacific/West Line located in Wheaton, Illinois. The station is located at 303 N. President Street in Wheaton, and lies next to Wheaton College. The station is located 23.8 miles (38.3 km) away from Ogilvie Transportation Center, the eastern terminus of the West Line.[3] In Metra's zone-based fare system, College Avenue is in zone E.

College Avenue station is located at ground level and consists of two side platforms. Three tracks run between the platforms, though one does not access the station. There is a station house next to the inbound (north) track, which is open 24 hours. Tickets are available at the station house on weekdays. The Illinois Prairie Path runs along the south edge of the complex.

Bus connections[edit]

Pace

  • "Route 714 – College of DuPage/Naperville/Wheaton Connector". PaceBus.com. Chicago: Pace Suburban Bus Service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 2016-04-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 2016-04-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Metra Railfan Tips - Union Pacific/West Line

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