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Girard station (Broad Street Line)

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Owned by  SEPTA
Rebuilt  2009-2012
Owner  SEPTA
Disabled access  Yes
Opened  1 September 1928
Platforms in use  4
Girard station (Broad Street Line)
Location  1200 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA
Line(s)  Broad Street Line Local   Broad Street Line Express   Broad Street Line Ridge Spur
Tracks  4 2 side platforms (Trolley)
Address  Philadelphia, PA, United States
Connections  SEPTA Route 15, SEPTA City Transit Division surface routes
Similar  Spring Garden station, Cecil B Moore station, Allegheny station, Fairmount station, Fern Rock Transportation Center

Girard is a subway station on the SEPTA Broad Street Line in the Francisville section of North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is an express station, with four tracks and two central platforms. This is the last station where southbound riders can transfer freely between the Ridge Spur line and the Main Line, and the two trains commonly meet here and wait for one another. Girard station is located in a very busy commercial strip along Girard Avenue, and also serves the southern most sections of Temple University, including Philadelphia Regency, which houses Temple students. A transfer is available to the Route 15 trolley, which provides local service along Girard Avenue.

Girard station is the 10th busiest station on the Broad Street Subway line, with 7,500 passengers a day.

References

Girard station (Broad Street Line) Wikipedia


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