Haverford station

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SEPTA.svg Haverford
SEPTA regional rail
Haverford, PA, SEPTA Station.jpg
Haverford station
Location 50 Haverford Station Road
Haverford, PA
Coordinates 40°00′50″N 75°18′01″W / 40.0140°N 75.3003°W / 40.0140; -75.3003Coordinates: 40°00′50″N 75°18′01″W / 40.0140°N 75.3003°W / 40.0140; -75.3003
Owned by Amtrak[1]
Operated by SEPTA
Line(s) Keystone Corridor (Main Line)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Connections Bus transport SEPTA Suburban Bus: 105, 106 (on Lancaster Avenue)
Construction
Parking 169 spaces (80 daily, 89 permit)
Bicycle facilities 3 racks (6 bicycles)
Other information
Fare zone 2
History
Opened 1880
Electrified September 11, 1915[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2011) 375[3] (weekday boardings)
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

Haverford station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Haverford, Pennsylvania. It is served by most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains with the exception of a few express runs, and is located on Haverford Station Road.

Originally called Haverford College Station, the station house on the north side of the grade was built in 1880 (although some sources claim the origins to be roughly around 1870) by the Wilson Brothers architectural firm for the Pennsylvania Railroad,[4] and is one of the historic station buildings on this line built before 1930.

The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 6:05 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. excluding holidays. There are 169 parking spaces at the station. This station is 9.1 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2011, the average total weekday boardings at this station were 375 and the average total weekday alightings was 416.[3]

A westbound Paoli Local train at Haverford station.

Station layout[edit]

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

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Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 4 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Bryn Mawr)
Keystone Corridor services do not stop here
Track 3 Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Bryn Mawr)
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 (Ardmore)
Track 1 Keystone Corridor services do not stop here →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Ardmore)
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. ^ a b "Fiscal Year 2011 Annual Service Plan" (PDF). SEPTA. pp. 71–72. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 February 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  4. ^ Existing Stations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Archived 2008-05-12 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Media related to Haverford (SEPTA Regional Rail station) at Wikimedia Commons