Narberth station (SEPTA)

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SEPTA.svg Narberth Station
SEPTA Regional Rail
Narberth Station.jpg
The Narberth station as seen from the western end of the Thorndale-bound platform in December 2012.
Location 3 Narbeth Avenue & Haverford Avenue
Narberth, PA 19072
Coordinates 40°00′17″N 75°15′41″W / 40.0047°N 75.2615°W / 40.0047; -75.2615Coordinates: 40°00′17″N 75°15′41″W / 40.0047°N 75.2615°W / 40.0047; -75.2615
Owned by Amtrak[1]
Operated by SEPTA
Line(s) Keystone Corridor (Main Line)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Connections Bus transport SEPTA City Bus: 44
Construction
Parking 111 spaces (daily)
Bicycle facilities 3 racks (15 spaces)
Other information
Fare zone 2
History
Rebuilt 1980
Electrified September 11, 1915[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2011) 866[3] (weekday boardings)
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward Thorndale
Paoli/Thorndale Line
  Former services  
Pennsylvania Railroad
toward Chicago
Main Line
toward Paoli
Paoli Line

Narberth station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Narberth, Pennsylvania. Located at Haverford and Narberth Avenues in Narberth, Pennsylvania, it serves most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains with the exception of several express runs.

The station was rebuilt around 1980 in a minimalist style common to that era, replacing a dilapidated wooden structure, under an agreement between SEPTA and the Narberth Borough Council, championed by Narberth Councilman Bharat Bhargava. The Ivy Ridge station was also built in the same style.

The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 6:15 a.m. to 1:35 p.m. excluding holidays. There are 111 parking spaces at the station, with 3 bicycle racks accommodating up to 15 bicycles.

This station is in fare zone 2 and is 6.8 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2003, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 866, and the average total weekday alightings was 716.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transportation Planning for the Philadelphia–Harrisburg "Keystone" Railroad Corridor" (PDF). Federal Railroad Administration. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 21, 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Tatnall, Frank (Fall 2015). "A Century of Catenary". Classic Trains. 16 (3): 26. 
  3. ^ a b "Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. pp. 71–72. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 

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