Conshohocken station

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Not to be confused with Matsonford station on SEPTA's Norristown High Speed Line, originally named Conshohocken Road..
SEPTA.svg Conshohocken
SEPTA regional rail
Conshohocken Station.jpg
Location Washington & Harry Street
Conshohocken, PA
Coordinates 40°04′20″N 75°18′31″W / 40.0721°N 75.3086°W / 40.0721; -75.3086Coordinates: 40°04′20″N 75°18′31″W / 40.0721°N 75.3086°W / 40.0721; -75.3086
Owned by SEPTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Schuylkill River Trail
Construction
Parking 95 spaces
Other information
Fare zone 3
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
Manayunk/Norristown Line
toward Elm Street
  Former services  
Reading Railroad
toward North Broad
Norristown Branch
toward Elm Street

Conshohocken station is a station located along the SEPTA Manayunk/Norristown Line. The station, located below Fayette Street, at Washington and Harry Streets in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, includes a 95-space parking lot. In FY 2013, Conshohocken station had a weekday average of 646 boardings and 682 alightings.[1]

The station building (currently a trailer) is only open Monday through Friday from 5:45 am to 11:45 pm, when tickets are sold. The building is closed in the evening rush hour, providing no indoor refuge in cold, hot or inclement weather.[2] SEPTA's station should not be confused with the station building on the abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad Schuylkill Branch, which is now the Schuylkill River Trail. This building, located a short distance away up Harry Street, is now a privately owned café and does not sell tickets.

Trains run with relative infrequency from this station given the actual and potential ridership, 30 to 40 minutes apart in rush hour and 1 hour or longer apart off-peak. Center City Philadelphia is about a 40-minute travel time away by regional rail from here, though it is only 15 miles away.

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Old Norristown station configuration. The Lehigh Valley Transit Company's Liberty Bell High Speed Line was a continuation of the existing Norristown High Speed Line along Swede Road and then E. Airy Street before turning onto Markley Street where it meets up with the existing Manayunk/Norristown Line. The current Manayunk/Norristown Line continued to Valley Forge instead of going to Main Street along Lafayette Street.

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