Girard station (Market–Frankford Line)

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Girard
Front Street
SEPTA rapid transit station
SEPTAGirardStationPlatformAndTrain.jpg
An 'A' train arriving at Girard
Location 1200 North Front Street
Fishtown, Philadelphia, PA
Coordinates 39°58′08″N 75°08′10″W / 39.9689°N 75.1362°W / 39.9689; -75.1362Coordinates: 39°58′08″N 75°08′10″W / 39.9689°N 75.1362°W / 39.9689; -75.1362
Owned by City of Philadelphia, leased to SEPTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections      SEPTA Route 15 (Girard Avenue Trolley)
City Bus SEPTA City Buses
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Disabled access Yes
Electrified 700 volts DC
Services
Pedestrian Bridges
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward 69th Street
Market–Frankford Line
toward Frankford
Market–Frankford Line
 A 
Market–Frankford Line
 B 
toward Frankford
Girard Avenue Trolley Line
Route 15

Girard station is a SEPTA elevated rapid transit stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the Market-Frankford Line. It is located above the corner of Front Street and Girard Avenue[1] in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the Fishtown neighborhood. It is an "All-Stop" station and the first station to run above Front Street. Access to and from the station is on the northwest and northeast corners of Front & Girard.

Three SEPTA surface routes serve Girard station, most notably Route 15, the historic Girard Avenue Trolley. Bus routes 5 and 25 also connect with Girard station, although the latter can be found three blocks to the east.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Market–Frankford Line toward 69th Street (Spring Garden)
Eastbound Market–Frankford Line toward Frankford (Berks (A and off-peak service) or York–Dauphin (B))
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, fare control
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

References[edit]

  1. ^ "world.nycsubway.org/ Photos 1-38 of 38". nycsubway.org. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 

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