Orland Park 179th Street station

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Orland Park 179th Street
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The 179th Street station in April 2016.
Location 179th Street & Southwest Highway
Orland Park, Illinois
Coordinates 41°33′50″N 87°54′09″W / 41.5638°N 87.9025°W / 41.5638; -87.9025Coordinates: 41°33′50″N 87°54′09″W / 41.5638°N 87.9025°W / 41.5638; -87.9025
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone F
History
Opened 1984[citation needed]
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 190 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank 170 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Manhattan
SouthWest Service

Orland Park 179th Street is a station on Metra's SouthWest Service in Orland Park, Illinois. The station is 28.7 miles (46.2 km) away from Union Station, the northern terminus of the line.[3] In Metra's zone-based fare system, 179th Street is in zone F. The station was the southern terminus of the line from 1984 to 2006 when it was extended to New Lenox and Manhattan. Although 179th Street is no longer the terminus of the SouthWest Service, most trains end their trips at this station. During peak hours trains continue to New Lenox and Manhattan.

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