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Lockport station (Illinois)

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Owned by  City of Lockport
Tracks  2
Disabled access  Yes
Connection  Pace
Line(s)  Heritage Corridor
Connections  Pace Buses
Opened  1863
Platforms in use  2
Lockport station (Illinois)
Location  13th Street & State Street Lockport, Illinois
Address  Lockport, IL 60441, United States
Similar  Joliet Union Station, Joliet Iron and Steel Works, Pilcher Park Nature C, Chicago Union Station

Lockport is a station on Metra's Heritage Corridor in Lockport, Illinois. The station is 32.9 miles (52.9 km) away from Union Station, the northern terminus of the line. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Lockport is in zone G. The station is used only during rush hours.

Lockport Station was originally built in 1863 by the Chicago and Alton Railroad. The tracks run parallel to the Illinois and Michigan Canal, and shares the right-of-way with Amtrak's Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains, however, no Amtrak trains stop here.

Three blocks east of the station is the meeting place of the Blackhawk Chapter of the National Railroad Historical Society at the Gladys Fox Museum.

Bus connections

Pace "Route 834 – Joliet/Downers Grove". PaceBus.com. Chicago: Pace Suburban Bus Service. 

References

Lockport station (Illinois) Wikipedia


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