Warminster station (SEPTA)

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Warminster
SEPTA.svg
Warminster PA SEPTA station February 2018.jpg
Warminster station in February 2018
LocationJacksonville Road & Station Drive
Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974
Coordinates40°11′42″N 75°05′20″W / 40.1951°N 75.0889°W / 40.1951; -75.0889Coordinates: 40°11′42″N 75°05′20″W / 40.1951°N 75.0889°W / 40.1951; -75.0889
Owned bySEPTA
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsNew Hope Railroad
City Bus SEPTA City Bus: 22
Local Transit TMA Bucks: Richboro-Warminster Rushbus
Construction
Parking800 spaces
Bicycle facilitiesFour racks
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone3
History
OpenedJuly 29, 1974[1]
Electrified1974
Services
Preceding station New Hope and Ivyland Railroad Following station
Terminus Main Line Rushland
toward New Hope
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
Hatboro Warminster Line Terminus
Former services at Bonair
Preceding station Reading Railroad Following station
Hatboro New Hope Branch Johnsville
toward New Hope

Warminster station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Warminster, Pennsylvania. It serves as the North end of the Warminster Line. The station is occasionally served by passenger trains operated by the New Hope Railroad, which has an interchange just north of the station with Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad. Original electrification from Hatboro was extended to Warminster on July 29, 1974, replacing the former Reading Company Bonair station. This station is wheelchair ADA accessible.

Description[edit]

An outbound train arrives at Warminster station in May 2017

Warminster station consists of a side platform along the tracks that is wheelchair accessible. The station has a ticket office and waiting room that is open on weekday mornings. There are four bike racks available that can hold up to eight bicycles. Warminster station has a daily parking lot with 562 spaces that charges $1 a day and a permit parking lot with 238 spaces that charges $25 a month.[2]

Train service at Warminster station is provided along the Warminster Line of SEPTA Regional Rail, which begins at the station and runs south to Center City Philadelphia. Warminster station is located in fare zone 3. Service is provided daily from early morning to late evening. Most Warminster Line trains continue through the Center City Commuter Connection tunnel as part of the Airport Line, providing through service to Philadelphia International Airport.[3] In FY 2013, Warminster station had a weekday average of 1295 boardings and 666 alightings.[4]

Station layout[edit]

G
Storage track ← No passenger service →
All trains      Warminster Line toward Penn Medicine (Hatboro)
     Warminster Line alighting passengers only →
Side platform, doors will open on the left or right
Street level Exit/entrance, parking, and ticket office

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Scene". The Philadelphia Inquirer. July 29, 1974. p. 1. Retrieved July 2, 2019 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  2. ^ "Warminster Station". SEPTA. Retrieved December 20, 2017.
  3. ^ "Warminster Line schedule" (PDF). SEPTA. Retrieved December 30, 2016.
  4. ^ "SEPTA (May 2014). Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Service Plan. p. 61" (PDF). (539 KB)

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