Manhattan station

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For railway stations in the New York City borough of Manhattan, see Category:Railway stations in Manhattan.
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Manhattan
Location 15601 West Sweedler
Manhattan, Illinois
Coordinates 41°25′07″N 87°59′20″W / 41.4186°N 87.9890°W / 41.4186; -87.9890Coordinates: 41°25′07″N 87°59′20″W / 41.4186°N 87.9890°W / 41.4186; -87.9890
Owned by Metra
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone I
History
Opened January 30, 2006
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 29 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank 229 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
Terminus SouthWest Service

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,[citation needed] 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.[3]

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.

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