Marcus Hook station

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Marcus Hook
SEPTA.svg
SEPTA Regional Rail station
Marcus Hook Station.jpg
An Amtrak train crosses through the Marcus Hook station, heading south towards Delaware as seen from the overpass on PA 452 in April 2012.
Location12th & Washington Streets
Marcus Hook, PA 19061
Coordinates39°49′17″N 75°25′11″W / 39.8215°N 75.4197°W / 39.8215; -75.4197Coordinates: 39°49′17″N 75°25′11″W / 39.8215°N 75.4197°W / 39.8215; -75.4197
Owned bySEPTA
Line(s)Northeast Corridor
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks4
Construction
ParkingYes
Other information
Fare zone3
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward Newark
Wilmington/​Newark Line
Former services
Preceding station   Pennsylvania Railroad   Following station
Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad
toward Wilmington
Wilmington Line

Marcus Hook station (formerly known as Linwood) is a station along the SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Line and Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. Amtrak does not stop here; the station is only served by SEPTA. Many locals continue on to Wilmington and Newark. However, this station is a terminus for some weekday trains and many weekend trains. Located at 12th & Washington Streets, the station has a 147-space parking lot. The line offers southbound service to Wilmington and Newark, Delaware and northbound service to Philadelphia.

Marcus Hook station was originally built by the Pennsylvania Railroad. Two other Baltimore and Ohio Railroad stations also used to exist in the Borough.[1]

Station layout[edit]

Marcus Hook has two low-level side platforms with walkways connecting passengers to the inner tracks. Amtrak's Northeast Corridor lines bypass the station via the inner tracks.

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Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound Wilmington/Newark Line toward Wilmington or Newark (Claymont)
Outbound Wilmington/Newark Line toward Wilmington or Newark (Claymont)
Northeast Corridor services do not stop here
Inbound Northeast Corridor services do not stop here →
Wilmington/Newark Line toward Temple University (Highland Avenue)
Inbound Wilmington/Newark Line toward Temple University (Highland Avenue)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street level Exit/entrance and parking

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External links[edit]

Media related to Marcus Hook station at Wikimedia Commons