Link Belt station

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SEPTA.svg Link Belt
SEPTA regional rail station
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Link Belt station
Location Link Belt, Walnut Street
Chalfont, PA, USA
Coordinates 40°16′26″N 75°14′49″W / 40.274°N 75.247°W / 40.274; -75.247Coordinates: 40°16′26″N 75°14′49″W / 40.274°N 75.247°W / 40.274; -75.247
Owned by SEPTA
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1 (and one storage track)
Construction
Parking None
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 4
History
Opened 1952
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
Lansdale/Doylestown Line
toward Doylestown

Link Belt station is a station along the SEPTA Lansdale/Doylestown Line. It is located at County Line Road & Walnut Street in Chalfont, Pennsylvania. It is located on the Montgomery County side of County Line Road, north of Pennsylvania Route 309, and sits next to the popular "Whistle Stop Park." In FY 2013, Link Belt station had a weekday average of 46 boardings and 66 alightings.[1]

The Link Belt station was created by the Reading Railroad to service the Link Belt Company plant built across West Walnut Street from the rail line in 1952. Link-Belt is a crane manufacturer currently based in Lexington, Kentucky. On December 18, 2011, weekend service was discontinued at this station due to low ridership.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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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