Merritt 7 (Metro-North station)
Trackside view of station shelter
|Location||1 Glover Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850-1309
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Connections||Norwalk Transit District: Route 7 Link|
The Merritt 7 Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of Norwalk, Connecticut via the Danbury Branch of the New Haven Line. Merritt 7 is named for a nearby business park based at the intersection of the Merritt Parkway and United States Route 7. The station is the only regular stop in the Metro-North system outside of the Waterbury Branch, the Pascack Valley Line, and the Port Jervis Line to have a low-level platform.
The station has 88 parking spaces, all owned by the state.
Platform and track configuration
|1||■ Danbury Branch||for South Norwalk or Grand Central|
|■ Danbury Branch||for Danbury|
This station has one seven-car-long low-level side platform to the west of the track. The Danbury Branch has one track at this location.
- Charles, Eleanor (July 28, 1985). "RAIL STATION FOR CORPORATE PARK". New York Times.
- Connecticut Department of Transportation January 2007 Visual Inspection Report
- "Task 2: Technical Memorandum parking Inventory and Utilization: Final Report" submitted by Urbitran Associates Inc. to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, "Table 1: New haven Line Parking Capacity and Utilization", page 6, July 2003
- Connecticut Rail Commuter Council is the official state advocate for train commuters and brings station problems to the attention of officials.
Media related to Merritt 7 (Metro-North station) at Wikimedia Commons
- Metro-North Railroad - Merritt 7
- Bureau of Public Transportation of the Connecticut Department of Transportation, "Condition Inspection for the Merritt 7 Station" report dated August 2002
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