5th Street

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5th Street
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SEPTA rapid transit station
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Fifth Street station platform
Location5th & Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°57′02″N 75°08′56″W / 39.9505°N 75.1488°W / 39.9505; -75.1488Coordinates: 39°57′02″N 75°08′56″W / 39.9505°N 75.1488°W / 39.9505; -75.1488
Owned byCity of Philadelphia (leased to SEPTA)
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsSEPTA City Bus: 17, 33, 38, 44, 48
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedAugust 3, 1908[2][3][4]
Electrified700 volts DC third rail
Previous names5th Street[1]
Services
Preceding station SEPTA.svg SEPTA Following station
8th Street Market–Frankford Line 2nd Street
toward Frankford
Location
5th Street is located in Philadelphia
5th Street
5th Street
Location within Philadelphia

5th Street/Independence Hall station is a subway station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the corner of 5th and Market Street served by SEPTA's Market-Frankford Line. The station serves multiple notable Philadelphia landmarks including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the National Constitution Center, the National Museum of American Jewish History, and the Philadelphia Bourse.[5]

The station originally opened as 5th Street station and was renamed by SEPTA on June 29, 2016.[1][6]

The station is also served by numerous SEPTA bus routes, the 17, 33, 38, 44, and 48.

  1. ^ a b Brey, Jared (June 29, 2016). "SEPTA to Rename 5th Street Station". Philadelphia Magazine. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
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  5. ^ philadelphiabuildings.org
  6. ^ Hickey, Brian (June 30, 2016). "SEPTA renames 5th Street Station after history, not corporate branding". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved June 1, 2020.

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