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Images: Franklin Street Station reborn

Posted: 2:17 PM EDT May 10, 2013   Updated: 2:40 PM EDT May 10, 2013

The Reading Company's Franklin Street Station, opened in 1930, served as a passenger depot until its closing in 1981. Acquired by BARTA in 2005, the station was renovated and rededicated on May 10, 2013.
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The Reading Company's Franklin Street Station, now owned by BARTA, is located in the 100 block of South 7th Street in downtown Reading. Its uses include a passenger waiting and customer service area and a transportation museum.


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