Gravers station

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SEPTA.svg Gravers
SEPTA regional rail
Graver Lane SEPTA.JPG
Location 300 East Gravers Lane at Anderson Street
Philadelphia, PA
Owned by SEPTA
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections SEPTA City Bus: L
Parking 17
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 2
Opened 1879
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
Chestnut Hill East Line
Graver's Lane Station
Gravers station is located in Philadelphia
Gravers station
Gravers station is located in Pennsylvania
Gravers station
Gravers station is located in the US
Gravers station
Location Gravers Lane and Reading Railroad Line
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°4′37.75″N 75°12′8.73″W / 40.0771528°N 75.2024250°W / 40.0771528; -75.2024250Coordinates: 40°4′37.75″N 75°12′8.73″W / 40.0771528°N 75.2024250°W / 40.0771528; -75.2024250
Built 1879
Architect Frank Furness
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP reference # 77001184
Added to NRHP November 07, 1977[1]

Gravers station (formerly Graver's Lane station) is a SEPTA Regional Rail station at 300 East Gravers Lane at Anderson Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The station building is on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places[2] and the National Register. It was built in 1872 or 1879 with Furness & Evans as the architect, according to the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings project. On November 7, 1977, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and in 1983 it was acquired by SEPTA's regional rail division.

The building combines a commuter railroad station with a residence on the second floor. It combines many materials and stylistic features, leading one architectural historian to call the style "histrionic".[3]

The station is in zone 2 on the Chestnut Hill East Line, on former Reading Railroad tracks, and is 10.3 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2013, this station saw 124 boardings and 125 alightings on an average weekday.[4]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "PRHP: List of properties with OPA-compliant addresses" (PDF). Philadelphia Historical Commission. Retrieved 03-07-2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ Cohen, Madeline L. (1977). "Graver's Lane Station, Reading Railroad" (PDF). National Register of Historic Place Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ "SEPTA (May 2014). Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Service Plan. p. 62" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-08-12.  (539 KB)

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