Ivanhoe station (Illinois)

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"Ivanhoe station" redirects here. For the Australian locality, see Ivanhoe Station.
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Location 144th & Tracy Streets
Riverdale, Illinois
Coordinates 41°38′00″N 87°37′50″W / 41.6332°N 87.6305°W / 41.6332; -87.6305Coordinates: 41°38′00″N 87°37′50″W / 41.6332°N 87.6305°W / 41.6332; -87.6305
Owned by Metra
Platforms 1 Island platform
Tracks 2
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes; Bicycle racks
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone D
Rebuilt June 25, 1994[1]
Electrified 1926
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Metra Electric District
Main Line

Ivanhoe is one of two commuter rail stations on the Metra Electric main branch in Riverdale, Illinois. The station is located at 144th Street and Tracy Street, and is 18.18 miles (29.26 km) away from the northern terminus at Millennium Station.[2] In Metra's zone-based fare system, Ivanhoe Station is in zone D.

Like the Riverdale station, Ivanhoe is built on a bridge embankment south of 144th Street, which also carries Amtrak's City of New Orleans, Illini, and Saluki trains. The bridge over 144th Street has a twelve-foot clearance. The waiting room is open 24 Hours, is located on the north sidewalk, and contains ticket vending machines. Parking is available on the east side of the tracks on primarily north of Illinois Street between 144th and 145th Streets. Another parking lot is available across from this one on 144th Street, and a third can be found off the northeast corner of 144th Street and Atlantic Avenue. Street-side parking can also be found on 145th Street between Illinois Street and Atlantic Avenue in front of C. Kelly Franson Park. No bus connections are available at this station.


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