Danbury (Metro-North station)

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Danbury train station.jpg
Northbound train arriving at station
Location 1 Patriot Drive
Danbury, CT, 06810
Coordinates 41°23′47″N 73°26′57″W / 41.3963°N 73.4493°W / 41.3963; -73.4493Coordinates: 41°23′47″N 73°26′57″W / 41.3963°N 73.4493°W / 41.3963; -73.4493
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 3 ( Formerly 4 )
Connections Local Transit Housatonic Area Regional Transit: 2, 7
Parking 147
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 42
Rebuilt 1996
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
Danbury Branch Terminus

The Danbury Metro-North Railroad station serves residents of Danbury, Connecticut and surrounding areas at the north terminus of the Danbury Branch of the New Haven Line. Since the Danbury Branch is mostly a single track, most service is a shuttle to South Norwalk with three peak-hour runs to Grand Central; service to South Norwalk takes approximately 47 minutes, service to Grand Central 1 hour, 55 minutes. The station is 64.9 miles (104.4 km) to Grand Central; it is adjacent to both the Danbury Railway Museum and the hub for Housatonic Area Regional Transit. The station has 147 parking spaces, all owned by the state.[1]

The present passenger station was built 1996 by ConnDOT and replaces the older New Haven Railroad station, now the Danbury Railway Museum.

Platform and track configuration[edit]

   Danbury Branch for South Norwalk or Grand Central
   Danbury Branch for South Norwalk or Grand Central
     no service

This station has one three-car-long high-level island platform serving arriving and departing trains. The Danbury Branch has three tracks at this location. The northern track is a stub that terminates at the platform, while the southern two tracks allow for continued travel to or from the north and the train yard. The southern-most track is not adjacent to the platform.

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