Exton station in November 2018
|Location||425 Walkertown Road, Exton, Pennsylvania|
|Operated by||Amtrak & SEPTA|
|Line(s)||Keystone Corridor (Main Line)|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Parking||643 spaces (555 daily, 88 permit)|
|Bicycle facilities||4 racks (8 spaces)|
|Station code||EXT (Amtrak)|
|Fare zone||4 (SEPTA)|
|Passengers (FY 2017)||151,346 |
|Passengers (2012)||586 (weekday boardings) (SEPTA)|
Exton station is a train station in Exton, West Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, in the western suburbs of Philadelphia.It is served by most Amtrak Keystone Service trains and one daily eastbound Pennsylvanian trip, as well as SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale Line. The station is located close to the former Whiteland station served by the former Pennsylvania Railroad.
This station is wheelchair-accessible with high-level platforms on both sides of the tracks. This is 27.7 track miles from Philadelphia's Suburban Station. In 2011, the average total SEPTA weekday boardings at this station was 586.
In late 2013, SEPTA developed renderings of a proposed station improvement plan.The plan calls for near-full-length high-level boarding platforms on the inbound and outbound side of the tracks, a station building to be used as a waiting area, an extended exterior waiting canopy, as well as open-air shelters with glass windscreens.
There is no ticket office at the station. Unlike other stations served by SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line trains west of Philadelphia along the former Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line, the station is not located within the built-up portion of the community; it is merely a park-and-ride station along PA 100, near the highway's interchange with U.S. Route 30. There are 643 parking spaces at the station. Parking was last expanded in late 2009.
Exton has two high-level side platforms. A center track is occasionally used for Norfolk Southern freight trains passing through the station.
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|Track 4||← Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Thorndale (Whitford) |
← Keystone Service toward Harrisburg (Downingtown)
← Pennsylvanian does not stop here
|No service||← No regular service →|
|Track 1||Pennsylvanian toward New York (Paoli) → |
Keystone Service toward Philadelphia or New York (Paoli) →
Paoli/Thorndale Line toward Suburban Station or Temple University (Malvern) →
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|G||Street level||Exit/entrance, parking|
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