Glenwood station (Metro-North)

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Glenwood
Glenwood, NY, train station.jpg
Northbound view of the station and the nearby former NYC&HR Power Plant
Location2 Glenwood Avenue
off Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY, 10701
Coordinates40°57′02″N 73°53′57″W / 40.9506°N 73.8991°W / 40.9506; -73.8991Coordinates: 40°57′02″N 73°53′57″W / 40.9506°N 73.8991°W / 40.9506; -73.8991
Line(s)Empire Corridor
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks4
ConnectionsLocal Transit Bee-Line Bus System: 1C, 1T, 1W
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone3
Electrified700V (DC) third rail
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
toward Poughkeepsie
Hudson Line
Former services
Preceding station   New York Central Railroad   Following station
toward Peekskill
Hudson Division
toward New York

The Glenwood station is a commuter rail stop on the Metro-North Railroad's Hudson Line, located in the Glenwood neighborhood of Yonkers, New York. Trains leave for New York City every hour on weekdays, and about every 25 minutes during rush hour. It is 15.5 miles (24.9 km) from Grand Central Terminal and travel time to Grand Central is about 38 minutes.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two slightly offset high-level side platforms each eight cars long.[1]:2

M Mezzanine Crossover between tracks
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Track 4 Hudson Line toward Grand Central (Yonkers)
Track 2 Hudson Line express trains do not stop here
Empire Corridor trains do not stop here
Track 1 Empire Corridor trains do not stop here →
Hudson Line express trains do not stop here →
Track 3 Hudson Line toward Croton–Harmon or Poughkeepsie (Greystone)
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Street level Exit/entrance

Nearby attractions[edit]

The Hudson River Museum is located nearby.

Abandoned power plant [edit]

Between the Glenwood station and the Hudson River lies the abandoned Yonkers Power Station of the New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, a massive building which was constructed in 1907[2] to hold electrical generators to provide power for the electrification of the railroad.

In 2008 the Preservation League of New York State named the plant as one of the seven most endangered sites in the state,[3] and in 2013 the building began to be renovated into the "PowerHouse", an "arts-focused event complex with eventual plans for restaurants, a hotel and a marina." Phase One of the conversion is expected to finish in 2016 at the cost of $70 million, while Phase Two, which includes the restaurant, hotel and marina, is expected to cost $80 million, and could take up to ten years to complete.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro-North Railroad Track & Structures Department Track Charts Maintenance Program Interlocking Diagrams & Yard Diagrams 2015" (PDF). Metro-North Railroad. 2015. Retrieved January 28, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Hughes, C. J. (June 3, 2014). "Converting a Run-Down Power Plant". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "Yonkers Power Station". Hudson Valley Ruins. Retrieved December 26, 2010.

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