Chestnut Hill West station

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Chestnut Hill West
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Location9 West Evergreen Avenue
Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°04′34″N75°12′30″W / 40.0762°N 75.2084°W / 40.0762; -75.2084 Coordinates: 40°04′34″N75°12′30″W / 40.0762°N 75.2084°W / 40.0762; -75.2084
Owned by SEPTA
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsAiga bus trans.svg SEPTA City Bus : 23, 77, L
Aiga bus trans.svg SEPTA Suburban Bus : 94, 97
Construction
Parking58 Spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone2
History
OpenedJune 11, 1884 [1]
Rebuilt1918
Electrified1918
Services
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
Terminus Chestnut Hill West Line Highland
Former services
Preceding station Pennsylvania Railroad Following station
Terminus Chestnut Hill Line Highland

Chestnut Hill West station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Located at 9 West Evergreen Avenue in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood, it serves the Chestnut Hill West Line. It was originally built by the Philadelphia, Germantown and Chestnut Hill Railroad between 1883 and 1884, and later acquired by the Pennsylvania Railroad. In 1918, when the line was electrified, the station was rebuilt to accommodate the upgrade. [2]

Contents

The station is in zone 2 on the Chestnut Hill West Line, on former Pennsylvania Railroad tracks, and is 11.3 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2013, this station saw 433 boardings and 479 alightings on an average weekday. [3]

SEPTA Bus connections

SEPTA City Buses

SEPTA Suburban Buses

Station layout

GStreet levelExit/entrance and parking
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the left
Inbound     Chestnut Hill West Line toward Temple University (Highland)
Inbound     Chestnut Hill West Line toward Temple University (Highland)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

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References

  1. "Steam Roads: Opening of Pennsylvania's New Branch Line". The Philadelphia Inquirer. June 11, 1884. p. 2. Retrieved November 10, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  2. Existing Railroad Stations in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  3. SEPTA (May 2014). Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Service Plan. p. 61