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Reading Depot, commonly referred to as Reading outer station, was a train station in Reading, Pennsylvania, that served as a major hub between Philadelphia and Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Built in 1874, the station closed on March 16, 1969; this was following the discontinuance of the last medium distance route to pass through the city, the Reading Railway's Queen of the Valley (Harrisburg–Jersey City). It was destroyed by fire on February 20, 1978.
|Location||Woodward Street and 6th Street|
|Coordinates||40°20′34″N 75°55′33″W / 40.3427134°N 75.9257000°W|
|Structure type||station platform|
|Closed||March 16, 1969|
The station was one of two in Reading, the other being Franklin Street station.
- ^ a b "Reading's Outer Station to Close Sunday Night". The Lebanon Daily News. March 13, 1969. p. 4. Retrieved February 5, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- ^ a b "State Briefs". The Republican and Herald. Pottsville, Pennsylvania. February 21, 1978. p. 11. Retrieved February 5, 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
- ^ Barrett, William E. "Philadelphia & Reading Railroad, Reading Depot, North Sixth Street at Woodward Street, Reading, Berks County, PA". Library of Congress. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
- ^ "Reading Co. - Passenger Schedules". Reading Company Technical & Historical Society. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
- ^ Reading Railway System (timetable) (PDF). May 29, 1943. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
- ^ "The Reading Company Technical & Historical Society - A Brief History".
- Media related to Reading Outer station at Wikimedia Commons
- The Outer Station of the Reading Railroad - WFMZ on YouTube