Villanova station (NHSL)

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Villanova
SEPTA rapid transit
Villanova Station.jpg
Location Aldwyn Lane & Lancaster Avenue
Radnor Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°02′02″N 75°20′39″W / 40.0340°N 75.3441°W / 40.0340; -75.3441Coordinates: 40°02′02″N 75°20′39″W / 40.0340°N 75.3441°W / 40.0340; -75.3441
Owned by SEPTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking 43 spaces
Bicycle facilities One rack
Electrified Third rail
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward 69th Street
Norristown High Speed Line
Local
toward Norristown
Norristown High Speed Line
Norristown Express
Norristown High Speed Line
Hughes Park Express
toward Hughes Park
  Former services  
Preceding station   Lehigh Valley Transit Company   Following station
toward 69th Street
Liberty Bell High Speed Line
Liberty Bell Limited (service ended 1951)
toward Allentown
Preceding station   Philadelphia and Western Railroad   Following station
next south
toward 69th Street
P&W Strafford Branch
Strafford Branch (service ended 1956)
next north
toward Strafford

Villanova station is a SEPTA rapid transit station near the campus of Villanova University in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania. It serves the Norristown High Speed Line (Route 100). Local, Hughes Park Express, and Norristown Express trains stop at Villanova. The station lies 7.0 track miles from 69th Street Terminal. The station has off-street parking available.

Villanova station lies east of the former Strafford Spur, which was closed by the Philadelphia and Western Railroad in 1956. Today, the former right-of-way between Strafford and Radnor serves as the P&W Bicycle Trail.[1]

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