Jefferson Station

Underground SEPTA Regional Rail station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SEPTA Regional Rail station
Train emerging from the Center City Commuter Connection at the Market East Station, Philadelphia PA.jpg
The station's platforms as viewed from the concourse level
Location12th and Filbert Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°57′07″N 75°09′24″W / 39.952076°N 75.156612°W / 39.952076; -75.156612Coordinates: 39°57′07″N 75°09′24″W / 39.952076°N 75.156612°W / 39.952076; -75.156612
Owned bySoutheastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Line(s)SEPTA Main Line
Platforms2 island platforms
Connections     Market–Frankford Line (at 11th Street and 8th Street)
     Broad–Ridge Spur (at 8th & Market)
     PATCO Speedline (at 8th & Market)
SEPTA City Bus: 17, 23, 33, 38, 44, 47, 47M, 48, 61, 62, 78
NJ Transit Bus: 400, 401, 402, 404, 406, 408, 409, 410, 412, 414, 417, 555
Greyhound Terminal: NJ Transit Bus (313, 315, 316, 317, 318, 551), Greyhound, Fullington, Martz, Peter Pan lines
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneC
OpenedNovember 10, 1984[1]
Previous namesMarket East (1984–2014)[2]
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Jefferson Station (formerly named Market East Station) is an underground SEPTA Regional Rail station located on Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the easternmost of the three Center City stations of the SEPTA Regional Rail system, and is part of the Center City Commuter Connection, which connects the former Penn Central commuter lines with the former Reading Company commuter lines.

While the station's official SEPTA address is 12th and Filbert streets,[3] it actually spans two city blocks, from 12th to 10th streets just north of Market Street. In 2014, the station saw approximately 26,000 passengers every weekday.[4]

  1. ^ Highsmith, Carol and Holton, James. Reading Terminal and Market: Philadelphia's Historic Gateway and Grand Convention Center, Chelsea Publishing Company, January 7, 1994. ISBN 0-9620877-1-8
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference inq-name was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ Jefferson Station,
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference jefferson-press was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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