|Location||5 West Glenside Avenue (Easton Road & Glenside Avenue)|
Glenside, PA 19038
|Line(s)||SEPTA Main Line|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Parking||167 space parking lot|
|Bicycle facilities||8 racks, 16 spaces|
Glenside station is a SEPTA Regional Rail station along the SEPTA Main Line, located at the intersection of Easton Road and Glenside Avenue in Glenside, Pennsylvania. It is served by the Warminster Line and the Lansdale/Doylestown Line, both of which split at Carmel Junction immediately west of Glenside station. The station is not wheelchair accessible, but has a ticket office. The first train from the station departs at 4:29 A.M, while the last train arrives at the station at 1:03 A.M. The station is relatively busy with a train arriving at least every 30 minutes, even at non-peak hours.
The SEPTA Regional Rail system is a commuter rail network serving the Philadelphia Metropolitan area. The system has 13 branches and more than 150 active stations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, its suburbs and satellite towns and cities. It is the fifth-busiest commuter railroad in the United States, and the busiest outside of the New York and Chicago metropolitan areas. In 2016, the Regional Rail system had an average of 132,000 daily riders.
The SEPTA Main Line is the section of the SEPTA Regional Rail system from the Zoo Interlocking in West Philadelphia to Lansdale Station in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. The line is 26.25 miles (42.25 km) long, and serves all 13 SEPTA Regional Rail lines.
Glenside is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. It borders Northwest Philadelphia. The population was 8,384 at the 2010 census on a land area of only 1.3 square miles. The Glenside station is one of the busiest in the SEPTA system. Glenside is located about six miles from Center City Philadelphia.
Glenside is also well-served by the Airport Line, as the majority of Warminster Line trains run through to and from Philadelphia International Airport. A few Airport Line trains originate or terminate at Glenside, often using the siding at the west end of the inbound platform. In FY 2013, the station had 1064 average weekday boardings and 1197 average weekday alightings.
The Airport Line is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail commuter rail system in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which officially runs between Philadelphia International Airport through Center City to Temple University station. In practice, however, only a few trains originate or terminate at Temple; most are through routed with lines to the north, primarily the Warminster Line, with some through-routed trains originating and terminating at Glenside.
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There is a ticket office and waiting room at Glenside, which is open on weekdays and sells tickets until early afternoon. An espresso bar named Elcy's Cafe has been operating in the station since 2001.
Glenside has two low-level side platforms.
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|Outbound||← Lansdale/Doylestown Line toward Lansdale, Link Belt, or Doylestown (North Hills) |
← Warminster Line toward Warminster (Ardsley)
|Inbound||← Airport Line alighting passengers only |
← Warminster Line alighting passengers only (select trains)
Airport Line toward Airport (Jenkintown–Wyncote)→
Lansdale/Doylestown Line toward 30th Street Station (Jenkintown–Wyncote) →
Warminster Line toward University City (Jenkintown–Wyncote) →
|Side platform, doors will open on the left, right|
|Street level||Exit/entrance, parking, and ticket office|
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