Heritage station (Calgary)

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Heritage station is a CTrain light rail station in Calgary, Alberta. It is a stop on the South Line (Route 201) and opened on May 25, 1981, as part of the original line.

Heritage
CTrain station
Heritage (C-Train) 1.jpg
Location12 Haddon Road SW
Coordinates50°58′43″N 114°04′27″W / 50.97861°N 114.07417°W / 50.97861; -114.07417Coordinates: 50°58′43″N 114°04′27″W / 50.97861°N 114.07417°W / 50.97861; -114.07417
Owned byCalgary Transit
PlatformsCenter-loading platform
Connections3 Sandstone
20 Northmount
37 Canyon Meadows
39 Acadia
79 Acadia/Oakridge
80 Oakridge/Acadia
81 Chinook/Canyon Meadows
410 Glenmore Business Park
502 Heritage Park (seasonal)
827 Bishop Carroll/Heritage/Anderson (School)
880 St Matthew Heritage (School)
MT Max Teal Douglas Glen/Westbrook
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking557 spaces
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened1981
Rebuilt2012
Services
Preceding station CTrain Following station
Chinook
toward Tuscany
Red Line Southland

The station, with a large 557 space park-and-ride lot, is located on the exclusive LRT right of way (adjacent to CPR ROW, 7.9 km South of the City Hall Interlocking, west of Macleod Trail, about 2.4 km (1.5 mi) east of the Heritage Park Historical Village (which is connected via a feeder bus). The station serves the large communities of Haysboro and Acadia.

The station consists of a center-loading platform with Mezzanine access on the North end and an at grade access at the South end.

As part of Calgary Transit's plans to operate four-car trains by the end of 2014, all three-car stations will be extended. Construction at Heritage Station to extend the platform to the South started on July 16, 2012, and the new extended platform and ramp access opened on December 10, 2012.

Also located to the south of the Heritage station is the "Haysboro Storage Facility". Some of the CTrains are stored in this facility.

In 2005, the station registered an average transit of 13,600 boardings per weekday.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Calgary Transit (2005). "LRT Station Ridership". Archived from the original on 2007-06-08. Retrieved 2007-08-24.