Welcome to the Darby Station of the SEPTA R2 Regional Rail Line located just in the southeast corner of Darby Borough PA.
The SEPTA R2 Regional Rail Line running from downtown Philadelphia to Wilmington and Newark Delaware just crosses the southeast corner of Darby Borough. The Darby station is located in this corner of the borough at the 4th Street overpass of the SEPTA R2 Regional and the Amtrak Northeast Corridor Rail Lines. Colwyn Borough lies just to the east of 4th Street and roughly to the south of the tracks.
This is a nice spacious local station withsome limited parking on the southbound side but witheasy access for the local residents of both Colwyn and Darby Boroughs. There is plenty of adjacent space in the adjoining parking lot for dropping off and picking up passengers. The Darby station is located in a primarily residential area of the boroughs and is within easy walking distance of many local residents. The video should provide a better feel for the area:
There is a nice mixture of local real estate values in the area. The community contains a mix of single family homes, twins, and row properties. The area has seen a pull back in prices in 2009. From 2006 through 2008, the average sales prices held at just above $68,000. In 2009 year-to-date, the average price has pulled back to $54,000. Sales volume has also fallen from a peak of 184 homes sold in 2006, to 99 home sales in 2008, and only 55 so far in 2009. At this point, there are currently an additional 97 homes on the market with an average price of $72,000 and 12 homes are under contract at an average asking price of $53,000.
This is a convenient local station for both Colwyn and Darby boroughs with plenty of room for picking up or dropping off passengers and some limited available parking. It is also the closest R2 Regional Rail Line Station to the Philadelphia International Airport.
As always, if you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me anytime.
(All statistics per the TrendMLS System and believed accurate but not guaranteed)