Malverne (LIRR station)

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Malverne
Malverne Station from Parking Lot.jpg
Malverne Station from the parking lot
Location Hempstead Avenue and Utterby Road
Malverne, New York
Coordinates 40°40′32″N 73°40′07″W / 40.67556°N 73.66861°W / 40.67556; -73.66861Coordinates: 40°40′32″N 73°40′07″W / 40.67556°N 73.66861°W / 40.67556; -73.66861
Owned by MTA
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Local Transit Nassau Inter-County Express: n31/n32
Construction
Parking Yes, Metered; Village of Malverne
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 4
History
Opened 1909 or February 1913
Electrified October 19, 1926
750 V (DC) third rail
Previous names Norwood
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 235[1]
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg LIRR   Following station
West Hempstead Branch

Malverne is a historic railroad station along the West Hempstead Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. It is officially located at Hempstead Avenue and Utterby Road, in Malverne, New York, and is also parallel to Church Street near Malverne Village Hall. Parking is primarily for those with residential and non-residential permits, but metered parking is available.

Depending on the source, the station was built in either 1909[2] or February 1913.[3] The station was originally named "Norwood" until it, and the community it serves were renamed Malverne, in order to alleviate confusion with another Norwood, New York in St. Lawrence County. "Norwood" was also the name of a station on the former Southern Hempstead Branch of the South Side Railroad of Long Island. Though not officially considered a historic landmark, it is the oldest surviving station along the West Hempstead Branch.

Station layout[edit]

This station has one four-car-long side platform on the east side of the single track.

Ground/platform level
Exit/entrance and buses
Track 1 West Hempstead Branch toward Valley Stream, Jamaica, Atlantic or Penn (Westwood)
West Hempstead Branch toward West Hempstead (Lakeview)
Side platform, doors will open on the left or right Handicapped/disabled access

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