Melrose Park station (Illinois)

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Melrose Park
Location 1801 West Main Street
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Coordinates 41°53′25″N 87°51′21″W / 41.8903°N 87.8557°W / 41.8903; -87.8557Coordinates: 41°53′25″N 87°51′21″W / 41.8903°N 87.8557°W / 41.8903; -87.8557
Owned by Union Pacific
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Pace Buses
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone C
History
Opened 1956
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 103 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank 195 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Elburn
Union Pacific West
toward Ogilvie

Melrose Park is a Metra commuter railroad station in Melrose Park, a western suburb of Chicago. It is served by the Union Pacific/West Line. Trains go east to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago and as far west as Elburn, Illinois. Travel time to Ogilvie is 23 to 29 minutes, depending on the train. There are 15 daily inbound trains on weekdays, and five each on Saturday and Sunday.

Melrose Park was originally built by the Chicago and North Western Railway and acquired by Metra. The station is at Main Street and North 18th Avenue, in Melrose Park's business district. Pace suburban buses stop one block to the west, on Broadway Street, and one block to the north, on West Lake Street.

Bus connections[edit]

Pace

  • 303 Forest Park/Rosemont
  • 309 Lake Street
  • 313 St. Charles Road

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