Glenside station

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Glenside
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Glenside station
Location5 West Glenside Avenue (Easton Road & Glenside Avenue)
Glenside, PA 19038
Coordinates40°06′04″N 075°09′15″W / 40.10111°N 75.15417°W / 40.10111; -75.15417Coordinates: 40°06′04″N 075°09′15″W / 40.10111°N 75.15417°W / 40.10111; -75.15417[1]
Owned bySEPTA
Line(s)SEPTA Main Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsCity Bus SEPTA City Bus: 22, 77
Construction
Platform levels1
Parking167 space parking lot
Bicycle facilities8 racks, 16 spaces
Disabled accessNo
Other information
Fare zone3
Electrified1931
Services
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
Jenkintown–Wyncote
toward Airport
Airport Line Terminus
Jenkintown–Wyncote Lansdale/​Doylestown Line North Hills
toward Doylestown
Jenkintown–Wyncote Warminster Line Ardsley
toward Warminster
Former services
Preceding station Reading Railroad Following station
Jenkintown–Wyncote
toward Fern Rock
Bethlehem Branch North Hills
toward Bethlehem
Terminus New Hope Branch Ardsley
toward New Hope

Glenside station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station along the SEPTA Main Line, located at the intersection of Easton Road and Glenside Avenue in Glenside, Pennsylvania. It is served by the Warminster Line and the Lansdale/Doylestown Line, both of which split at Carmel Junction immediately west of Glenside station. The station is not wheelchair accessible, but has a ticket office. The first train from the station departs at 4:29 A.M, while the last train arrives at the station at 1:03 A.M. The station is relatively busy with a train arriving at least every 30 minutes, even at non-peak hours.

Glenside is also well-served by the Airport Line, as the majority of Warminster Line trains run through to and from Philadelphia International Airport. A few Airport Line trains originate or terminate at Glenside, often using the siding at the west end of the inbound platform. In FY 2013, the station had 1064 average weekday boardings and 1197 average weekday alightings.[2]

Outbound platform at Glenside

There is a ticket office and waiting room at Glenside, which is open on weekdays and sells tickets until early afternoon. An espresso bar named Elcy's Cafe has been operating in the station since 2001.

Station layout[edit]

Glenside has two low-level side platforms.

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Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound      Lansdale/​Doylestown Line toward Lansdale, Link Belt, or Doylestown (North Hills)
     Warminster Line toward Warminster (Ardsley)
Inbound      Airport Line alighting passengers only
     Warminster Line alighting passengers only (select trains)
     Airport Line toward Airport (Jenkintown–Wyncote)
     Lansdale/​Doylestown Line toward 30th Street Station (Jenkintown–Wyncote)
     Warminster Line toward University City (Jenkintown–Wyncote)
Side platform, doors will open on the left, right
Street level Exit/entrance, parking, and ticket office

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glenside Station". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-08-16.
  2. ^ "Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. May 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 12, 2014. Retrieved September 18, 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Glenside (SEPTA station) at Wikimedia Commons