Suburban Station

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Suburban Station
SEPTA Regional Rail commuter station
Suburban Station Facade.jpg
Front entrance of Suburban Station
Station statistics
Address 16th Street & JFK Boulevard
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Lines SEPTA Regional Rail:     Airport Line      Chestnut Hill East Line      Chestnut Hill West Line      Cynwyd Line      Fox Chase Line      Lansdale/Doylestown Line      Manayunk/Norristown Line      Media/Elwyn Line      Paoli/Thorndale Line      Trenton Line      Warminster Line      West Trenton Line      Wilmington/Newark Line
Connections      Broad Street Line at City Hall     Market–Frankford Line at 15th Street     Subway–Surface Trolleys All RoutesSEPTA City Bus: 2, 17, 27, 31, 32, 33, 38, 44, 48, 62, 121, C
SEPTA Suburban Buses: 124, 125
Platforms 5 island platforms
Tracks 8
Other information
Opened September 28, 1930
Rebuilt January 9, 2007 (completion)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Fare zone C
Suburban Station Building
Aerial view of Suburban Station
Suburban Station is located in Pennsylvania
Location: 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°57′15.30″N 75°10′1.2″W / 39.95425°N 75.167°W / 39.95425; -75.167Coordinates: 39°57′15.30″N 75°10′1.2″W / 39.95425°N 75.167°W / 39.95425; -75.167
Built: 1929
Architect: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White; Stewart, Joseph, & Co.
Architectural style: Art Deco
Governing body: Department of Transportation
NRHP Reference#: 85001962[1]
Added to NRHP: September 05, 1985

Suburban Station is one of the core SEPTA Regional Rail stations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the Center City Commuter Connection. It is at 16th Street and JFK Boulevard. It was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad to replace the old Broad Street Station. It officially opened on September 28, 1930. Suburban Station originally had eight tracks and four platforms, until the Center City Commuter Connection extended the tracks to the newer Market East Station. It also added another platform.

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