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Bryn Mawr station (SEPTA Regional Rail)

Bryn Mawr station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. It is located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia at Morris and Bryn Mawr Avenues.[5] It is served by most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains with the exception of a few "limited" and express trains.

Bryn Mawr
SEPTA.svg
Bryn Mawr, PA SEPTA Station (2011).jpg
Bryn Mawr SEPTA Regional Rail station
Location77 Morris Avenue & Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Coordinates40°01′19″N 75°18′57″W / 40.02194°N 75.31583°W / 40.02194; -75.31583Coordinates: 40°01′19″N 75°18′57″W / 40.02194°N 75.31583°W / 40.02194; -75.31583
Owned byAmtrak[1]
Operated bySEPTA
Line(s)Keystone Corridor (Main Line)
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks4
ConnectionsBus transport SEPTA Suburban Bus: 105, 106 (on Lancaster Avenue)
Construction
Parking254 spaces (45 daily, 153 permit, 55 municipal meters)
Bicycle facilities9 racks (24 spaces)
Other information
Fare zone3
History
Opened1869[2]
Rebuilt1963
ElectrifiedSeptember 11, 1915[3]
Traffic
Passengers (2011)831[4] (weekday boardings)
Services
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
Rosemont
toward Thorndale
Paoli/​Thorndale Line Haverford
Former services
Preceding station Pennsylvania Railroad Following station
Rosemont
toward Chicago
Main Line Haverford
Rosemont
toward Paoli
Paoli Line Haverford

The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 6:05 a.m. to 6:05 p.m. excluding holidays. There are 254 parking spaces at the station. This station is in fare zone 3 and is 10.1 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2011, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 831 and the average total weekday alightings was 757.[4]

The original station was designed by Joseph M. Wilson and built in 1869 by the Pennsylvania Railroad. It was demolished in 1963, and replaced by a mid-20th Century mock-colonial style structure. The former freight house on the south side of the tracks, which dates back to 1870, is currently a local restaurant.[2]

Station layoutEdit

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

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Track 4      Paoli/​Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Rosemont)
← Amtrak services do not stop here
Track 3      Paoli/​Thorndale Line toward Paoli, Malvern or Thorndale (Rosemont)
← Amtrak services do not stop here
Track 2 Amtrak services do not stop here →
     Paoli/​Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Haverford)
Track 1 Amtrak services do not stop here →
     Paoli/​Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Haverford)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
G Street level Exit/entrance, station house, parking

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ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ a b Existing Railroad Stations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Archived 2008-05-12 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Tatnall, Frank (Fall 2015). "A Century of Catenary". Classic Trains. 16 (3): 26.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Google maps

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