Wesmont Station

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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby ExCon90 » Mon May 01, 2017 3:19 pm

Possibly for homeward-bound commuters waiting for their ride.
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby EuroStar » Mon May 08, 2017 8:40 am

Asphalt is in, as are the light posts. I expect ribbon cutting for the parking lot some time soon.
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby EuroStar » Fri May 26, 2017 6:47 am

Parking lot looks complete, but is still barricated by cones and barrels. If I had to guess, they are waiting for inspections and then official ribbon cutting. Most if not all heavy equipment is gone.
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby EuroStar » Fri May 26, 2017 6:55 am

There is renewed activity in the former dairy property across the tracks from the station. Some service buildings have been demolished. About an year ago the former 4H building which had been abandoned for a long time was also demolished. I wonder if the property is being considered for redevelopment. If that were the case, hopefully the developer would be willing to pay to make the station accessible from Wallington. Now that the station exists connecting it to the other side cannot be that expensive even with the required elevator.

Interestingly enough something seems to have been planted in the graded area just across the station.
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby TDowling » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:16 pm

How is the ridership at this station?
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby Roadgeek Adam » Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:56 am

TDowling wrote:How is the ridership at this station?


When I was there in March, a rush hour train had quite a deboarding. Probably 25, 30. (early rush hour)
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby CentralValleyRail » Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:45 pm

TDowling wrote:How is the ridership at this station?


The apartments aren't selling anywhere near where they thought they would. Prices have come down in the 15-20% range. I wouldn't ever touch anything Avalon, paperthin and just waiting to go up in smoke
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby maddalab » Sun Sep 24, 2017 4:11 pm

As a resident at Wesmont (not Avalon), the townhouse construction alongside who takes the train, based on the parking lot use about 50%, bicycle use and people walking which is the majority of the folks in Pulte and Somerset development, I think the train station has decent ridership. I don't see a lot of people get off the train and head off in a direction other than Avalon, Pulte and Somerset. It may be because riders from other nearby areas have a set commute by bus and there haven't switched. My best guess is that traffic is at 20-25% of Rutherford and ~300-350 commuters a day.
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Re: Wesmont Station

Postby EuroStar » Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:56 am

maddalab wrote:As a resident at Wesmont (not Avalon), the townhouse construction alongside who takes the train, based on the parking lot use about 50%, bicycle use and people walking which is the majority of the folks in Pulte and Somerset development, I think the train station has decent ridership. I don't see a lot of people get off the train and head off in a direction other than Avalon, Pulte and Somerset. It may be because riders from other nearby areas have a set commute by bus and there haven't switched. My best guess is that traffic is at 20-25% of Rutherford and ~300-350 commuters a day.

Thanks for the estimate. Very much appreciated.
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