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36th Street station (SEPTA)

36th Street station, also known as Sansom Common station, is a SEPTA subway station in Philadelphia. It is located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in a tunnel underneath the corner of Sansom and 36th Street, and serves Routes 11, 13, 34, and 36 of the SEPTA Subway–Surface Trolley Lines. Trolleys serving this station go eastbound to Center City Philadelphia and westbound to the neighborhoods of Eastwick and Angora and the Delaware County suburbs of Yeadon and Darby. It is about a block and a half walk away from the 36th Street Portal where one may connect to the 10 trolley.

36th Street
SEPTA.svg Subway–Surface Trolley Line station
36th Street Station SEPTA.jpg
36th Street Station
Location36th & Sansom Streets
Philadelphia, PA
Coordinates39°57′14″N 75°11′41″W / 39.953890°N 75.194630°W / 39.953890; -75.194630Coordinates: 39°57′14″N 75°11′41″W / 39.953890°N 75.194630°W / 39.953890; -75.194630
Owned bySEPTA
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsCity Bus SEPTA City Bus: 21
Structure typeUnderground
ElectrifiedOverhead lines
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
37th Street Subway–surface trolley lines
 11   13   34   36 
33rd Street
36th Street is located in Philadelphia
36th Street
36th Street
Location within Philadelphia

Station layoutEdit

G Street Level Entrances/Exits
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, fare control
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound      Subway–surface trolley lines toward West Philadelphia (37th Street)
Eastbound      Subway–surface trolley lines toward 13th – Market (33rd Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


  • "Clickable Rail System Map". SEPTA. Archived from the original on 21 October 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-12.
  • "Subway–Surface Map". SEPTA. Archived from the original on 11 October 2007. Retrieved 12 November 2007.

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