Naperville station

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Naperville
Naperville Station.jpg
Location105 East Fourth Avenue
Naperville, Illinois
United States
Coordinates41°46′47″N 88°08′44″W / 41.7796°N 88.1455°W / 41.7796; -88.1455Coordinates: 41°46′47″N 88°08′44″W / 41.7796°N 88.1455°W / 41.7796; -88.1455
Owned byCity of Naperville
Line(s)BNSF Railway Chicago Subdivision
Platforms2 side platforms (1 island platform demolished)
Tracks3
ConnectionsLocal Transit Pace Buses
Local Transit Burlington Trailways
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeNPV
Fare zoneF (Metra)
History
Opened1910
Traffic
Passengers (2014)49,915 (Amtrak)[1] 4,002 (avg. weekday) (Metra)[2]
Rank2 out of 236[3] (Metra)
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Princeton
toward Emeryville
California Zephyr Chicago
Terminus
Mendota Southwest Chief
Plano
toward Quincy
Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg La Grange Road
toward Chicago
Preceding station Metra Following station
Route 59
toward Aurora
BNSF Railway Lisle
Former and future services
  Future services  
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Moline
Quad Cities
toward Chicago
  Former services  
Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad
toward Minneapolis
Minneapolis – St. Paul Line

Naperville is a train station in Naperville, Illinois, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. Amtrak trains stopping at the Naperville station include the California Zephyr, Illinois Zephyr, Carl Sandburg and Southwest Chief. It is also one of two stations in Naperville that serves Metra's BNSF Railway commuter line, and an abundance of Pace bus routes. Naperville station was originally built in 1910 by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.[4] On April 26, 1946, the station was the site of a collision between the CB&Q's Exposition Flyer and Advance Flyer.

About 4,100 people board Metra trains at the Naperville station daily, making it the second busiest Metra station on the system outside Downtown Chicago (only behind Route 59).[5] The station serves 53,000 Amtrak passengers annually.[6]

Bus connections[edit]

Pace

  • 530 West Galena–Naperville Metra Station
  • 676 Warrenville–Naperville Metra Station
  • 677 Brighton Ridge–Naperville Metra Station
  • 678 River Woods–Naperville Metra Station
  • 680 Brookwood Trace–Naperville Metra Station
  • 681 Lincoln Park–Naperville Metra Station
  • 682 Brookdale–Naperville Metra Station
  • 683 Ashbury–Naperville Metra Station
  • 684 Winchester–Naperville Metra Station
  • 685 Ivy Ridge–Naperville Metra Station
  • 687 Maplebrook East–Naperville Metra Station
  • 689 Century Hill–Naperville Metra Station
  • 714 College of DuPage–Naperville–Wheaton Connector
  • 722 Ogden Avenue

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2014, State of Illinois" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 2016-04-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 2016-04-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Naperville, Illinois; Great American Stations (Amtrak)
  5. ^ On the Bi-Level, October 2007.
  6. ^ http://www.amtrak.com/pdf/factsheets/ILLINOIS13.pdf

External links[edit]

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