Beacon Falls station

Beacon Falls
Beacon Falls Station.jpg
The station at Beacon Falls as seen from its parking lot in July 2011.
Location1 Railroad Avenue & 99 Depot Street
Beacon Falls, CT, 06403-1023
Coordinates41°26′27″N 73°03′47″W / 41.4407°N 73.0631°W / 41.4407; -73.0631Coordinates: 41°26′27″N 73°03′47″W / 41.4407°N 73.0631°W / 41.4407; -73.0631
Owned byConnDOT
Line(s)Waterbury Branch
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Parking28
Other information
Fare zone51
Traffic
Passengers (2007)6,084 Steady 0%
Station succession
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
Waterbury Branch
toward Waterbury

The Beacon Falls station is a commuter rail stop on the Waterbury Branch of the Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line, located in Beacon Falls, Connecticut. All service on the Waterbury Branch is shuttle service to Bridgeport running on very light frequencies (six trains daily weekdays, four weekends); travel time to Bridgeport is 37 minutes.

The station is 78.5 miles to Grand Central Terminal, with travel time there being an average two hours, nine minutes depending on transfer time at Bridgeport. Travel time to New Haven is an average of one hour, 17 minutes depending on transfer time.

The station has 28 parking spaces, all owned by the state.[1]

Station responsibility[]

Ownership[2] Station

Manager

Platform

Lights

Trash Platform

Snow

Shelter

Glaze

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Parking Remarks
ConnDOT ConnDOT MNR MNR MNR ConnDOT ConnDOT Town Town maintains parking lot

Platform and track configuration[]

1  Waterbury Branch for Bridgeport
 Waterbury Branch for Waterbury

This station has one low-level side platform to the east of the track long enough for one door of one car to receive and discharge passengers. The Waterbury Branch has one track at this location.

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ "Task 2: Technical Memorandum parking Inventory and Utilization: Final Report" submitted by Urbitran Associates Inc. to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, "Table 1: New haven Line Parking Capacity and Utilization", page 6, July 2003 Archived July 12, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "NEW HAVEN LINE TRAIN STATION VISUAL INSPECTION" (PDF). ct.gov.

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