Devon station

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SEPTA.svg Devon
SEPTA regional rail
Devon Station Pennsylvania.jpg
Devon station
Location 98 North Devon Boulevard and Lancaster Avenue,
Devon, PA 19333 USA
Coordinates 40°02′50″N 75°25′22″W / 40.0472°N 75.4228°W / 40.0472; -75.4228Coordinates: 40°02′50″N 75°25′22″W / 40.0472°N 75.4228°W / 40.0472; -75.4228
Owned by Amtrak[1]
Operated by SEPTA
Line(s) Keystone Corridor (Main Line)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Connections Bus transport SEPTA Suburban Bus: 106
Construction
Parking 166 spaces (daily)
Bicycle facilities 4 racks (8 spaces)
Other information
Fare zone 3
History
Opened 1890
Electrified September 11, 1915[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2011) 508[3] (weekday boardings)
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward Thorndale
Paoli/​Thorndale Line
Former services
Preceding station   Pennsylvania Railroad   Following station
toward Chicago
Main Line
toward Paoli
Paoli Line

Devon station is a commuter rail station located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia at 98 North Devon Boulevard and Lancaster Avenue in Devon, Pennsylvania, United States.[4] It is served by most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains.

The Devon station was originally built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1890,[5] and is currently being restored. The old baggage shelter was demolished in 2004. The station building was repainted in 2005.

The ticket office at this station is open weekdays from 5:50 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. excluding holidays. There are 166 parking spaces available for daily parking at the station.

This station is 16.4 track miles from Philadelphia's Suburban Station. In 2011, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 508, and the average total weekday alightings was 456.[3]

Station layout[edit]

Devon has two low-level side platforms with pathways connecting the platforms to the inner tracks.

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Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 4 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Berwyn)
Keystone Corridor services do not stop here
Track 3 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Berwyn)
Keystone Corridor services do not stop here
Track 2 Keystone Corridor services do not stop here →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Strafford)
Track 1 Keystone Corridor services do not stop here →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Strafford)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street level Exit/entrance, station house, parking

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transportation Planning for the Philadelphia–Harrisburg "Keystone" Railroad Corridor" (PDF). Federal Railroad Administration. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 21, 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Tatnall, Frank (Fall 2015). "A Century of Catenary". Classic Trains. 16 (3): 26. 
  3. ^ a b "Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. pp. 71–72. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 February 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Google maps
  5. ^ Existing Railroad Stations in Chester County, Pennsylvania Archived 2008-12-09 at the Wayback Machine.

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