Villanova station (SEPTA Regional Rail)
|SEPTA regional rail|
|Location||1797 County Line Road
and North Spring Mill Road
Villanova, PA, 19085
|Line(s)||Keystone Corridor (Main Line)
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Connections||SEPTA Suburban Bus: 106|
|Parking||167 spaces (85 daily, 82 permit)|
|Bicycle facilities||5 racks (10 spaces)|
|Electrified||September 11, 1915|
|Passengers (2011)||571 (weekday boardings)|
Villanova station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station on the campus of Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania. It is located at North Spring Mill Road (PA 320) near County Line Road and serves most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains.
The station building was originally built in 1890 by the Pennsylvania Railroad and is within the campus of Villanova University. The eastbound and westbound platforms are ground-level and are connected by an underground non-handicapped accessible pedestrian tunnel running beneath the tracks. There is also a small café there called "Rosie's Mug". The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 5:55 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. excluding holidays. There are 167 parking spaces at the station, including SEPTA permit parking. This station is 12.0 track miles from Philadelphia's Suburban Station. In 2011, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 571, and the average total weekday alightings was 644.
- "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.
- Existing Railroad Stations in Delaware County, Pennsylvania Archived October 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- Tatnall, Frank (Fall 2015). "A Century of Catenary". Classic Trains. 16 (3): 26.
- "Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. pp. 71–72. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 11, 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
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