Franklin station (Calgary)
|C-Train station (Northeast Line)|
|Location||2826 Memorial Drive SE|
|Owned by||Calgary Transit|
|Line(s)||Blue Line (202)|
26 Dover |
440 Chateau Estates
The station is located in the median of Memorial Drive, just West of the intersection with 28 Street SE. The station is 4.7 km (2.92 mi) from the City Hall Interlocking. Pedestrian bridges connect the station to either side of Memorial Drive. Stairs, escalators, as well as an elevator provide access down to the center-loading platform. The station serves residential neighbourhoods to the south (Albert Park/Radisson Heights) and industrial areas to the north. 578 parking spaces are available for commuters.
As part of Calgary Transit's plan to operate 4-car trains by the end of 2014, all 3-car platforms are being extended. Franklin station also had new furnishings installed, in addition to a platform extension. Construction was completed in the late Summer/Fall of 2013.
In 2005, the station registered and average transit of 4,700 boardings per weekday.
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