Metropolis leaders in West Whiteland Township joined representatives from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority to have a good time the completion of a modernization undertaking at Exton Station on the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Line.
The undertaking, funded by Act 89 of 2013, was an entire renewal of the station, together with high-level platforms for absolutely accessible boarding; set up of accessible ramps and stairs; building of a brand new station constructing with restrooms, LED lighting and upgraded signage; new passenger ready areas; set up of lined bicycle parking; redesigning and growth of parking tons to enhance site visitors movement; set up of a storm water administration system, and set up of latest cost methods.
“Devoted state funding from Act 89 is important in preserving the transit system for future generations,” mentioned SEPTA Board Chairman Pasquale T. Deon Sr. “We worth the sturdy partnerships we’ve on the federal, state, and native stage.”
The undertaking was a part of SEPTA’s “Rebuilding the System” program that upgrades infrastructure all through the Transit and Regional Rail methods.
“The Exton Station Reconstruction undertaking has remodeled an growing older station right into a imaginative and prescient of recent transportation,” mentioned SEPTA Normal Supervisor Leslie S. Richards. “We’re proud to now present full accessibility to all riders, in addition to plenty of different enhancements that may improve security and the general buyer expertise.”