Melrose Park (SEPTA station)

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This article is about a railway station in Pennsylvania. For the former Chicago and Northwestern Railway station in Melrose Park, Illinois, see Melrose Park (Metra station).
Melrose Park
SEPTA regional rail
SEPTA Melrose Park Station.jpg
Melrose Park Station
Location 800 Valley Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027
Coordinates 40°03′34″N 75°07′45″W / 40.0595°N 75.1293°W / 40.0595; -75.1293Coordinates: 40°03′34″N 75°07′45″W / 40.0595°N 75.1293°W / 40.0595; -75.1293
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections SEPTA City Bus: 28
Construction
Parking 185 space parking lot
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 2
History
Rebuilt 2005
Electrified 1931
Previous names Oak Lane[1]
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
Lansdale/Doylestown Line
toward Doylestown
Warminster Line
toward Warminster
West Trenton Line
toward West Trenton

Melrose Park station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station located along the SEPTA Main Line operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Originally known as Oak Park Station, Melrose Park is located at the intersection of Valley Road and Mill Road in the neighborhood of Melrose Park in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Station[edit]

In June 2005, SEPTA completed a $5,336,000 project to upgrade Melrose Park station, including the installation of high-level, fully handicap accessible, platforms.[2]

In FY 2013, Melrose Park station had a weekday average of 458 boardings and 481 alightings.[3]

Service[edit]

The station is primarily served by the Warminster Line and Lansdale/Doylestown Line, and the West Trenton Line also provides service to Melrose Park on weekends.[4]

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External links[edit]

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