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Bryn Mawr
SEPTA regional rail
Bryn Mawr Station Pennsylvania.jpg
1963 Bryn Mawr Station
Station statistics
Address 60 North Bryn Mawr Avenue
(Morris Avenue near Bryn Mawr Avenue)
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Coordinates 40°01′19″N 75°18′57″W / 40.02194°N 75.31583°W / 40.02194; -75.31583Coordinates: 40°01′19″N 75°18′57″W / 40.02194°N 75.31583°W / 40.02194; -75.31583
Lines      R5
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened 1869 [1]
Rebuilt 1963
Electrified September 11, 1915
Fare zone 3
Services
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
toward Thorndale
R5
toward Doylestown

Bryn Mawr Station is an above-ground commuter rail station located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia at Morris and Bryn Mawr Avenues in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.[2] It is served by most R5 Paoli-Thorndale trains with the exception of a few "Limited" and express trains.

The ticket office at this station is open weekdays 6:05 a.m. to 6:05 p.m. excluding holidays. There are 46 parking spaces at the station. This station is in fare zone 3 and is 10.1 track miles from Suburban Station. In 2003, the average total weekday boardings at this station was 822.

Bryn Mawr Station as it appeared circa 1875
Stereoscopic view from the 1870s. Robert N. Dennis Collection, New York Public Library.

The original Bryn Mawr Station was designed by Joseph M. Wilson and built in 1869 by the Pennsylvania Railroad. It was demolished in 1963, and replaced by a mid-20th Century mock-colonial style structure. The former freight house on the south side of the tracks, which dates back to 1870, is currently a local restaurant. [1]

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