Elkins Park station
|SEPTA Regional Rail station|
Elkins Park station, from the intersection of Park and Spring Avenues
7879 Spring Avenue|
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania 19027
|Line(s)||SEPTA Main Line|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Connections||SEPTA City Bus: 28|
|Parking||59 space parking lot|
|Opened||1898 (or 1899)|
Elkins Railroad Station, Philadelphia and Reading Railroad
|Location||Jct. of Spring and Park Aves., Cheltenham Township, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.2 ha)|
|Architect||Cope & Stewardson Co.|
|Architectural style||Queen Anne|
|NRHP reference #||90001609|
|Added to NRHP||October 25, 1990|
Elkins Park station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station located in the Elkins Park neighborhood of Cheltenham Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The station building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its notable architecture. The station is located at the intersection of Park Avenue and Spring Avenue. Elkins Park station is served by the Warminster Line, West Trenton Line, and Lansdale/Doylestown Line.
The station was constructed in 1898 by Cope & Stewardson, at a cost of $40,000. Originally, it was known as the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Elkins Railroad station, but has also been known as Elkins Park station and Ashbourne station. The Queen Anne Style architecture of the station resulted in the station being added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
Elkins Park station is located along one of SEPTA's main rail lines. The station is served by most weekday and weekend trains on the Warminster Line, limited weekday trains and no weekend trains on the West Trenton Line trains, and limited weekday trains and all weekend trains on the Lansdale/Doylestown Line.
- Existing Stations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Archived May 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Ceremony Marks Elkins Park SEPTA Station Improvements; Station Houses Top, Hispanic-Owned Architectural Firm" PR Newswire. (May 15, 1997).
- National Register of Historic Places: Pennsylvania – Montgomery County (scroll down) (accessed August 3, 2006)
- "SEPTA (May 2014). Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Service Plan. p. 61" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-08-12. (539 KB)
- "Glenside Combined schedule" (PDF). SEPTA. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
Media related to Elkins Park (SEPTA station) at Wikimedia Commons