Wheaton station (Illinois)

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Wheaton
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The station building
Location 402 Front Street
Wheaton, Illinois
Coordinates 41°51′52″N 88°06′43″W / 41.8645°N 88.1120°W / 41.8645; -88.1120Coordinates: 41°51′52″N 88°06′43″W / 41.8645°N 88.1120°W / 41.8645; -88.1120
Owned by City of Wheaton
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Connections Local Transit Pace buses
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone E
History
Opened 1912[citation needed]
Rebuilt 2000[citation needed]
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 1,506 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank 19 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station   Metra   Following station
toward Elburn
Union Pacific West
toward Ogilvie

Wheaton is one of two stations on Metra's Union Pacific/West Line, located in Wheaton, Illinois. The station is located at 402 Front Street in Wheaton. The station is 25 miles (40 km) away from Ogilvie Transportation Center, the eastern terminus of the West Line.[3] In Metra's zone-based fare system, Wheaton is in zone E.

Wheaton station is located at ground level and consists of two side platforms. Three tracks run between the platforms, though one does not access the station. There is a station house next to the north track, which is open 5 AM - 6 PM. Tickets are available at the station house on weekdays.

Bus connections[edit]

Pace

  • 301 Roosevelt Road
  • 709 Carol Stream/North Wheaton
  • 711 Wheaton/Carol Stream/Stratford Square
  • 714 College of DuPage/Naperville/Wheaton Connector

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