Glenside station

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SEPTA.svg Glenside
SEPTA regional rail
Glenside station.JPG
Glenside station
Location 5 West Glenside Avenue (Easton Road & Glenside Avenue)
Glenside, PA 19038
Coordinates 40°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 by SEPTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections City Bus SEPTA City Bus: 22, 77
Construction
Parking 167 space parking lot
Bicycle facilities 8 racks, 16 spaces
Other information
Fare zone 3
Electrified 1931
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
Lansdale/Doylestown Line
toward Doylestown
Warminster Line
toward Warminster
Preceding station   Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad   Following station
Terminus Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad
Terminus
  Former services  
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
R2 Warminster Line
toward Warminster
Allentown Line
toward Allentown
Preceding station   Reading Railroad   Following station
New Hope Branch
toward New Hope

Glenside 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.

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]

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