Downingtown (SEPTA station)


Downingtown (SEPTA station)
Downingtown
Amtrak station
SEPTA Regional Rail commuter rail station
Downingtown Station Pennsylvania.jpg
Philadelphia-bound platform at Downingtown Station.
Station statistics
Address West Lancaster and Stuart Avenues
Downingtown, PA 19335
Coordinates 40°00′09″N 75°42′37″W / 40.002545°N 75.710363°W / 40.002545; -75.710363
Lines SEPTA:
  Paoli/Thorndale Line
Amtrak:
  Pennsylvanian
Connections Krapf's Coaches Route "A"
TMACC Beeline Bus
Structure Enclosed plexiglas shelters
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Parking 213 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened 19th century
Rebuilt 1990s
Code DOW
Owned by Amtrak
Fare zone 5 (SEPTA)
Traffic
Passengers (2010) 59,129[1] increase 14%
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA   Following station
Terminus
Paoli/Thorndale Line
Preceding station   Amtrak   Following station
toward Harrisburg
Keystone Service
toward Pittsburgh
Pennsylvanian

Downingtown Station is a commuter rail station located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia at West Lancaster Avenue & Stuart Avenue in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. It is served by Amtrak Keystone Service, Amtrak Pennsylvanian (eastbound trains only), and SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line trains.

The original Downingtown Station was built in 19th century by the Pennsylvania Railroad, and was destroyed by fire in the early 1990s. The foundation from the old station can still be seen today.[2]

There is no ticket office at this station. There are 213 parking spaces at the station. This is 32.8 track miles from Philadelphia's Suburban Station. Downingtown is the western-most Amtrak station on the Keystone Corridor that is also serviced by SEPTA's Paoli/Thorndale service. Additionally, the Krapf's Coaches Route "A" and TMACC Beeline buses serve the station.

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Coordinates: 40°00′09″N 75°42′37″W / 40.002545°N 75.710363°W / 40.002545; -75.710363



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