Orland Park 143rd Street station

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Orland Park 143rd Street
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The 143rd Street station in Orland Park in April 2016.
Location 143rd Street & Southwest Highway
Orland Park, Illinois
Coordinates 41°37′51″N 87°51′33″W / 41.6309°N 87.8592°W / 41.6309; -87.8592Coordinates: 41°37′51″N 87°51′33″W / 41.6309°N 87.8592°W / 41.6309; -87.8592
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone E
History
Rebuilt April 27, 2007
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 493 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank 104 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Manhattan
SouthWest Service

Orland Park 143rd Street is a station on Metra's SouthWest Service in Orland Park, Illinois. The station is 23 miles (37 km) away from Union Station, the northern terminus of the line.[3] In Metra's zone-based fare system, 143rd Street is in zone E.

The station faced major reconstruction and reopened on April 27, 2007. From this station southward the SouthWest Service operates on one track only.

This station has been recognized as being a major piece in Orland Park's downtown.

References[edit]

  • Greco, Jr. Carmen; "New depot spurs big dreams - Orland Park plans a new downtown" Chicago Tribune; April 27, 2007

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