A tour of Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Southampton Train Station 2020

The old Southampton Train Station is really beginning to show signs of deterioration. 

There was a group, the Southampton Railroad Station Society,  that was trying to save the station but little, progress has been made.  The lower roof has been covered. The tracks have been removed to make way for a trail. 

Southampton PA Train Station
Southampton PA Train Station - 2020 Side view
Southampton Pennsylvania Train Station - Back
Southampton Train Station and Platform

Below is the station as it appeared in January 2020. The tracks are gone and the sign for the Southampton Railroad Society is fading. The old lamps remain. The siding has many missing shingles. 

Southampton Train Station 2020
Train Station in Southampton  PA 20202
Southampton Station 2020 - Entrance

The tracks in front of the station were removed around 2019. The ties remain for now. 

Southampton Train Station 2020 - Tracks removed

The History of the Station

The Southampton Station, built in 1892, was a passenger station on the Newtown – Fox Chase Line. From Fox Chase, you could board trains to Philadelphia. The Southampton Freight Station was located across Second Street Pike.

Service on the line was discontinued about a year after a fiery, fatal accident at the Second Street Crossing in 1982.

Additional Reading and Resources

See how we changed the original photos into pencil sketches.

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