Elwyn station

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Elwyn
SEPTA.svg
SEPTA Regional Rail
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Platforms at Elwyn Station
Location35 Elwyn Avenue
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
Coordinates 39°54′28″N75°24′40″W / 39.90780°N 75.41124°W / 39.90780; -75.41124 Coordinates: 39°54′28″N75°24′40″W / 39.90780°N 75.41124°W / 39.90780; -75.41124
Platforms2 Side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsAiga bus trans.svg SEPTA Suburban Bus : 117
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone3
History
Rebuilt1990
Previous namesGreenwood
Services
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
Terminus Media/Elwyn Line Media
Wawa
Future service starting 2021
Terminus
Former services
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
Williamson School
(closed)
toward West Chester
West Chester Line Media
Preceding station Pennsylvania Railroad Following station
Williamson School
toward West Chester
West Chester Branch Media

Elwyn station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station in Media, Pennsylvania. It is the southern terminus of the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Line.

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In 2013, this station saw 510 boardings and 496 alightings on an average weekday. [1] Service initially continued west to West Chester station, but was suspended on September 1986 due to poor track conditions. SEPTA service as far west as Wawa station is planned to be restored by the end of 2021. [2]

In 2009, SEPTA added an additional 90 parking spaces to Elwyn station. [3]

Prior to being named Elwyn, the station was known as Greenwood. [4]

Station layout

Elwyn has two low-level side platforms with a connecting pathway across the tracks.

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Side platform, doors will open on the right
Inbound     Media/Elwyn Line toward Temple University (Media)
Inbound     Media/Elwyn Line toward Temple University (Media)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Street levelExit/entrance and parking

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References

  1. SEPTA (May 2014). Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Service Plan. p. 61 Archived August 12, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Elwyn to Wawa". Rebuilding the System. Philadelphia, PA: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Retrieved 2018-08-11.
  3. "kyw1060.com".
  4. Williamson, C. Frank (May 13, 1953). "Blizzard of 1888 Tied Up Transporttion in Media". Delaware County Daily Times. p. 39. Retrieved February 11, 2018 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg