College Avenue station (Illinois)
|Location||303 N. President Street|
|Owned by||City of Wheaton|
|Platforms||2 Side platforms|
|2018||1,059 (average weekday) 15.4%|
|Rank||47 out of 236|
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. In Metra's zone-based fare system, College Avenue is in zone E. As of 2018[update], College Avenue is the 47th busiest of the 236 non-downtown stations in the Metra system, with an average of 1,059 weekday boardings.
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.
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- "Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count: Summary Results Fall 2018" (PDF). metrarail.com. April 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 July 2019.
- Metra Railfan Tips - Union Pacific/West Line
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