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Glen Ellyn is a station on Metra's Union Pacific/West Line, located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. The station is located at 551 Crescent Blvd in Glen Ellyn. The station is located 22.4 miles (36.0 km) away from Ogilvie Transportation Center, the eastern terminus of the West Line.[3] In Metra's zone-based fare system, Glen Ellyn is in zone E.

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Glen Ellyn
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Location551 Crescent Blvd
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Coordinates41°52′36″N 88°03′53″W / 41.8766°N 88.0646°W / 41.8766; -88.0646Coordinates: 41°52′36″N 88°03′53″W / 41.8766°N 88.0646°W / 41.8766; -88.0646
Owned byVillage of Glen Ellyn
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneE
History
Opened1936[citation needed]
Traffic
Passengers (2014)1,765 (avg. weekday)[1]
Rank13 out of 236[2]
Services
Preceding station Metra Following station
College Avenue
toward Elburn
Union Pacific / West Lombard
toward Ogilvie
Former services
Preceding station Chicago and North Western Railway Following station
Winfield
toward Omaha
Main Line Lombard
toward Chicago

Glen Ellyn station is located at ground level and consists of two side platforms. Three tracks run between the platforms, though one does not access the station. There is a station house next to the inbound (north) track, which is open from 5:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Tickets are available at the station house on weekdays. The Illinois Prairie Path runs along the south edge of the complex.


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 2016-04-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-26. Retrieved 2016-04-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Metra Railfan Tips - Union Pacific/West Line

External linksEdit

 
1898 Postcard of Glen Ellyn Chicago & North Western Station.