Wynnewood station

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SEPTA.svg Wynnewood
SEPTA regional rail
Wynnewood Station Pennsylvania.jpg
Location67 East Wynnewood Road
and Penn Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096
Coordinates40°00′10″N 75°16′23″W / 40.0027°N 75.2731°W / 40.0027; -75.2731Coordinates: 40°00′10″N 75°16′23″W / 40.0027°N 75.2731°W / 40.0027; -75.2731
Owned byAmtrak[1]
Operated bySEPTA
Line(s)Keystone Corridor (Main Line)
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks4
ConnectionsBus transport SEPTA Suburban Bus: 105
Construction
Parking239 spaces (117 daily, 122 permit)
Bicycle facilities4 racks (8 spaces)
Other information
Fare zone2
History
Opened1870
ElectrifiedSeptember 11, 1915[2]
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2017[3])1,562 (Average weekday) (SEPTA)
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward Thorndale
Paoli/​Thorndale Line
Former services
Preceding station   Pennsylvania Railroad   Following station
toward Chicago
Main Line
toward Paoli
Paoli Line

Wynnewood station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. It is located at Wynnewood and Penn Roads in Philadelphia's western suburbs, and is served by most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains with the exception of several express runs.

The station was built in 1870 by the Wilson Brothers architectural firm for the Pennsylvania Railroad,[4] and is one of the historic station buildings on the line built before 1930.

The station offers a small retail space, which is currently unused. The space was formerly occupied by Main Line Baking Company (2010-2016), Pup's Cafe (2009), Quaker Coffee (2005 - 2008), and Irish Bake Shoppe (1999 - 2005). The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (excluding holidays). There are 239 daily and permit parking spaces at the station. This station is 7.4 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2003, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 659, and the average total weekday alightings was 684.[5]

Restoration and beautification[edit]

The Wynnewood Civic Association is a non-profit group of volunteers that maintains the landscaping and actively works to preserve and beautify the historic landmark.

In popular culture[edit]

The train station scene from the 1962 film David and Lisa was filmed at this station.[6]

Station layout[edit]

Wynnewood has two low-level side platforms with pathways connecting the platforms to the inner tracks.

G
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 4 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Ardmore)
Keystone Corridor services do not stop here
Track 3 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Ardmore)
Keystone Corridor services do not stop here
Track 2 Keystone Corridor services do not stop here →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Narberth)
Track 1 Keystone Corridor services do not stop here →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Narberth)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street level Exit/entrance, station house, parking

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.
  2. ^ Tatnall, Frank (Fall 2015). "A Century of Catenary". Classic Trains. 16 (3): 26.
  3. ^ "Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). setpa.org.
  4. ^ Existing Stations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  5. ^ "Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. pp. 71–72. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 11, 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  6. ^ "From Wynnewood to Hollywood: Lower Merion in Film," by Amanda Mahnke (Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch)

External links[edit]

Media related to Wynnewood station at Wikimedia Commons