Golf station

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Golf station is a commuter railroad station on Metra's Milwaukee District/North Line in Golf, Illinois. The station is located at 1 Overlook Drive, 16 miles (26 km) away from Union Station, the southern terminus of the line.[2] It serves commuters between Union Station and Fox Lake, Illinois, and in Metra's zone-based fare system, Golf is in zone D. As of 2018, Golf is the 133rd busiest of Metra's 236 non-downtown stations, with an average of 355 weekday boardings.[1] The station also houses the Golf Police Department.

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Golf
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Location1 Overlook Drive
Golf, Illinois 60029
Coordinates42°03′30″N 87°47′50″W / 42.0583°N 87.7971°W / 42.0583; -87.7971Coordinates: 42°03′30″N 87°47′50″W / 42.0583°N 87.7971°W / 42.0583; -87.7971
Owned byMetra
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsLocal Transit Pace Bus
Construction
ParkingYes
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneD
History
Opened1903
Passengers
2018355 (average weekday)[1]Decrease 5.3%
Rank133 out of 236[1]
Services
Preceding station Metramlogo.svg Metra Following station
Glenview
toward Fox Lake
Milwaukee District / North Morton Grove
Former services
Preceding station Milwaukee Road Following station
Glenview
towards Milwaukee
Chicago – Milwaukee Morton Grove
towards Chicago
Glenview
towards Walworth
Suburban Service

Golf station was originally built in 1903 by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad. Parking is available south of Overlook Drive and Briar Road, near Deideich Park.

Bus connectionsEdit

Pace

  • 208 Golf Road (2 blocks south of Overlook Drive)
  • 210 Lincoln Avenue

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Commuter Rail System Station Boarding/Alighting Count: Summary Results Fall 2018" (PDF). Metra. April 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 May 2019.
  2. ^ Metra Railfan Tips - Milwaukee District/North Line

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