A Brick Train Station in Wayne, PA with Pope Keepsakes and a Cafe

 

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The Wayne Train Station was built from 1882 to 1884. This is one of two Victorian buildings, both are connected by an underground tunnel.

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Walk through the tunnel to the west side platform…

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The station’s shop is preparing for the Pope’s Philadelphia visit in September.

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The Septa train is headed to Philadelphia…

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It’s quiet on a Saturday;  locals are at the Jersey Shore or on vacation. Between 1998 and 2010, a major restoration project took place, which included brick masonry work and chimney repair.

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The distance between Wayne and Philadelphia is 14 track miles.

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In the 19th century, the railroad connected the towns hence the name The Main Line. The towns were home to Philadelphia’s wealthiest families, and to this day, they include some of the wealthiest communities in the country.

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The entrance to the Station Café…

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