Swansea station (MetroLink)

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St Louis MetroLink Logo.svg Swansea
MetroLink light rail station
Swansea Station (25389855441).jpg
Location2222 North Illinois Street
Swansea, Illinois 62226
Coordinates38°32′10″N 89°59′13″W / 38.536023°N 89.986916°W / 38.536023; -89.986916Coordinates: 38°32′10″N 89°59′13″W / 38.536023°N 89.986916°W / 38.536023; -89.986916
Owned byBi-State Development Agency
Operated byMetro Transit
PlatformsIsland platform
ConnectionsBus transport MetroBus: 16, 512X
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking716 park and ride spaces
25 long-term spaces
Disabled accessYes
OpenedMay 5, 2001
Passengers (2007)698 Steady 0%
Preceding station   MetroLink   Following station
Red Line

Swansea is a St. Louis Metrolink Red Line station in Swansea, Illinois. The station is situated between two major Illinois Highways, IL 159 and IL 161. Amenities nearby include a Schnucks supermarket (the main anchor of Swansea Plaza), a gas station, McDonald's, Walgreens, Wendy's, Applebee's, FCB Bank, and a U.S. Bank branch inside Schnucks.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Westbound Red Line toward Lambert Airport (Memorial Hospital)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Red Line toward Shiloh – Scott (Belleville)
Street level Exit/entrance, parking, buses

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