- Overbrook (SEPTA station)
SEPTA regional rail
Station statistics Address 6258 City Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19151
Coordinates Coordinates: LinesPaoli/Thorndale Line ConnectionsSubway–Surface Trolleys Route 10SEPTA Bus Routes 65, and G Platforms 2 side platforms Tracks 4 Other information Opened 1860 Rebuilt 1999-2003 Electrified 1915 Owned by SEPTA Fare zone 2 Traffic Passengers (2005) 202,020 0% Services Preceding station SEPTA Following stationtoward Thorndale Paoli/Thorndale Linetoward Temple University
Overbrook Station is an above-ground commuter rail station located in Overbrook at the edge of the City of Philadelphia at 63rd Street and City Line Avenue (US 1). It is served by most Paoli/Thorndale Line trains with the exception of several express runs.
The station is the last stop inbound before 30th Street Station in Center City Philadelphia and serves many of the residents of Overbrook Farms and the suburban neighborhoods across City Avenue in neighboring Montgomery County. It is within walking distance of the 63rd and Malvern Loop of the SEPTA Route 10 trolley. Also, the station is the primary station for students of Saint Joseph's University and Talmudical Yeshiva of Philadelphia.
The historic station was built around 1860 (according to the Philadelphia Architects and Building project), and the station, platforms, and canopies were restored over a period of four years from 1999 to 2003 in a $9,101,649 (originally $7.2 million) project. Westbound commuters have an open shed.
The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 5:40 a.m.-11:05 a.m. and 11:50 a.m.-3:35 p.m. There are 112 parking spaces at the station.
This station is in fare zone 2 and is 5.1 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2003, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 777.
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