Western Avenue station (BNSF Railway)
|Location||Western Avenue and 18th Place|
|Platforms||1 side platform, 1 island platform|
|Passengers (2014)||78 (avg. weekday)|
|Rank||209 out of 236|
Western Avenue (also known as Western Avenue & 18th Place) is a station on Metra's BNSF Railway Line located in Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. The station consists of one side platform and one island platform for outbound and inbound trains. The station has no station house, though shelters are provided. Amtrak and BNSF Railway trains run on tracks parallel to the station. The station is 3.7 miles (6.0 km) away from Union Station along the railroad tracks.
Western Avenue station is located near the Western station on the Cermak Branch of Chicago 'L''s Pink Line, as well as Western on the Blue Line's Congress branch. It is also located near an overpass for CSX Transportation and the Norfolk Southern Railway and a BNSF Railway yard.
- 18 16th/18th
- 49 Western (Owl Service)
- X49 Western Express (weekday rush hours only)
- Metra – Stations – Western Avenue station (BNSF Railway)
- Western Avenue entrance from Google Maps Street View
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