|The road leading to the station.|
|Wow...such glorious amenities!|
|A train blazing through!|
Ridership: Oh boy, get ready for this: a whole 15 people per day! Don't get me wrong, it makes perfect sense since it gets so few trips. On another note, Nathan and I got an outbound train from here and went one stop to Lincoln - quite possibly the first time such a trip was ever made in history! The conductor gave us a strange look...
Pros: Ahh, it's just so charming. It really feels like you're in the middle of nowhere when you wait here, right down to the wooden bridge, stairs, and shelter. Also, the parking here is free, and I'm sure that lot will never get full!
Cons: This place is still in really bad shape. The platform isn't paved at all aside from the shelter, and even the tracks are in subpar condition here. Having to walk across them to the inbound side is annoying without pavement, as well. Yes, we're talking about 15 people per day here, but it doesn't change the fact that this is below the minimum one would expect for a Commuter Rail station.
Nearby and Noteworthy: Do you like big houses? Great! That's basically all you'll see out here!
Final Verdict: 3/10 (sorry!)
Look, I'm gonna admit that I fell in love with Silver Hill's immense charm while I was here. It really is an awesome place to hang out. But...you guys understand why I gave it a 3, right? It's just so basic and it gets so few trains that it's just...a 3. However, I will say that the limited service it gets makes the station a true hidden gem, and it's most definitely worth checking out.
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