33rd Street station (SEPTA)

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33rd Street
SEPTA.svg Subway–Surface Trolley Line station
33rd Street SEPTA trolley station 2018.jpg
Location33rd & Market Streets
Philadelphia, PA
Coordinates39°57′20″N 75°11′22″W / 39.955498°N 75.189334°W / 39.955498; -75.189334Coordinates: 39°57′20″N 75°11′22″W / 39.955498°N 75.189334°W / 39.955498; -75.189334
Owned bySEPTA
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsCity Bus SEPTA City Bus: 30, 31, 49, LUCY
Structure typeUnderground
ElectrifiedOverhead lines
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
36th Street Portal Subway–surface trolley lines
30th Street
36th Street Subway–surface trolley lines
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33rd Street is located in Philadelphia
33rd Street
33rd Street
Location within Philadelphia

33rd Street station is a subway station in Philadelphia. It is located on the campus of Drexel University and serves all routes of the SEPTA Subway–Surface Trolley Lines,[1] it is the last station of the Subway-Surface Lines with all lines before the Route 10 splits away and exits the tunnel at 36th Street.[2] The stop is located on the campus of Drexel University.[3]

On April 11, 1988, a trolley derailed at that station, injuring 27 people. [4]

Station layout[edit]

Westbound      Market–Frankford Line does not stop here
Eastbound      Market–Frankford Line does not stop here →
G Street Level Entrances/Exits
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, fare control
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound      Route 10 Trolley toward 63rd – Malvern (36th Street Portal)
     Subway–surface trolley lines toward West Philadelphia (36th Street Station)
Eastbound      Subway–surface trolley lines toward 13th – Market (30th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right




  • Springirth, Kenneth C. (2016). Philadelphia Electrified Rail Lines In Color. Scotch Plains, NJ: Morning Sun Books Inc. ISBN 978-1-5824-8498-3.
  • Williams, Gerry (1998). Trains, Trolleys & Transit: A Guide to Philadelphia Area Rail Transit. Piscataway, NJ: Railpace Company. ISBN 978-0-9621541-7-1. OCLC 43543368.

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