Hanson Park station

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Hanson Park
Hanson Park Station - September 2016.jpg
The Hanson Park station in September 2016. The bridge for North Central Avenue is visible in the background.
Location 5621 West Armitage Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60639
Coordinates 41°55′00″N 87°46′01″W / 41.9168°N 87.7669°W / 41.9168; -87.7669Coordinates: 41°55′00″N 87°46′01″W / 41.9168°N 87.7669°W / 41.9168; -87.7669
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Connections Local Transit CTA Buses
Construction
Parking Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone B
History
Opened 1976
Rebuilt 2004
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Milwaukee District West
(closed 2006)

Hanson Park is a station on Metra's Milwaukee District/West in Hanson Park neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois. The station is 7.7 miles (12.4 km) away from Union Station, the eastern terminus of the line.[1] In Metra's zone-based fare system, Hanson Park is in zone B. Metra North Central Service train use these tracks but do not stop.

Parking for the station is available on both sides of Armitage Avenue between Major and Parkside Avenues. The station is sandwiched between the Metra's main line and several holding tracks for freight trains bound for either Bensenville Yard or the Belt Railway of Chicago to the south of the station. Chicago Public School football games are held at Hanson Stadium, which sits north of the station. There is a bridge to the east of the station that carries Central Ave (5600 W).

Bus connections[edit]

CTA

  • 65 Grand
  • 85 Central

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