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Stone Avenue Station - La Grange, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn
N 41° 48.851 W 087° 52.700
16T E 427047 N 4629518
Quick Description: Staffed station building on the south side of the tracks, located at 701 Burlington Avenue. Next stop west is Western Springs station (see waymark WM3JBM.) METRA Commuter train station.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2008 1:41:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM3JK5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 96

Long Description:
East bound terminus at Chicago Union Station 14.1 miles; westbound terminus at Aurora. (Also the BNSF Railway runs through the town but doesn't stop.) In Metra's zone-based fare system, Stone Avenue is in zone C.

Built in 1901, the Stone Avenue Train Station on Burlington Avenue is one of the Village’s most recognizable and architecturally significant buildings. The La Grange Area Historical Society designated the station as a local landmark in 1971. The station is currently owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and is maintained and operated through a lease agreement with Metra.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: METRA, BNSF

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?: Not listed

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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