Manhattan station in September 2016.
|Location||15601 West Sweedler
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Opened||January 30, 2006|
|Passengers (2014)||29 (avg. weekday)|
|Rank||229 out of 236|
Manhattan is a commuter railroad station on Metra's SouthWest Service located in the town of Manhattan, Illinois. The station is the southern terminus of the line. The Manhattan station opened on January 30, 2006, as part of a southern extension of the SouthWest Service. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Manhattan is in zone I and is located 40.3 miles (64.9 km) from Chicago's Union Station, the northern terminus of the line.
Metra operates six weekday and Saturday trains to the station; there are three inbound trains to Union Station from Manhattan in the morning and three outbound trains to Manhattan in the evening during the week, and two morning, and one afternoon inbound towards Union Station from Manhattan, and 2 afternoon, and one late evening train outbound towards Manhattan on Saturdays. All other weekday SouthWest Service trains terminate at Orland Park 179th Street, the former terminus of the line. Manhattan station consists of a station house and one platform serving a single track; the SouthWest Service operates on only one track from Orland Park 143rd Street southward.
The Manhattan station consists of a single track and a single platform. The platform has an enclosed shelter that is open 24/7 but has no staffed ticket window. The single track is long enough to accommodate out-of-service trains, but due to the station's low train volume, most trains simply arrive and depart. One freight train, the Norfolk Southern Manhattan Local, runs on the track that splits off from the Manhattan station to the Manhattan Oil Refinery.
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