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Highlands is a limited service, BNSF Railroad Station with only rush hour service. The station consists of two side platforms for the 3 track line, connected by a pedestrian crossing at the western end of the platforms, where all station access is towards. Oak Street crosses the tracks just west of the station.

The Inbound platform has direct access via a long ADA compliant path that winds it's way through hilly Highland Park to the extreme western end of the station, and a staircase directly up from the station's 60 space parking lot. This lot which is accessed at corner of County Line Road and Highland Road. This staircase up from the parking lot is along a two story small stone station building, that is made of stone on the second story (concrete for the first) and has a tall gabled roof and chimney. Inside is a small waiting room and pay station for parking.

The outbound platform contains a smaller open air shelter with cinderblock walls and a gabled roof. The western end of the platform is along Hillgrove Avenue which ends at a cul-de-sac, with sidewalks leading up to Oak Street. There are 24 on street parking spaces. Behind this platform is a parking garage which is part of the Hinsdale Hospital Complex across Oak Street from the station
All Photos taken on 17 February, 2018

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Highland Park and the station in the distance
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On the path to the station through Highland Park
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The long ramp from Highland Park up to the platform
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Approaching the western end of the Inbound platform
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There is immediately a pedestrian grade-crossing to the outbound one
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The pedestrian grade-crossing and shelter on the outbound platform
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Steps down to the pedestrain crossing on the outbound platform. The parking garage is for a hospital
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Wooden sign on the side of the stone waiting shelter
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The stone waiting shelter and inbound platform
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Entrance to the small enclosed waiting room on Platform 2, to Chicago
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A pay machine in the waiting room
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Across from the shelter on the Outbound platform
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Sign for the ramp and staircase off the Inbound platform
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The Accessible boarding area
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The stone station building on the Inbound platform
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A Highlands sign facing the platform
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Looking across to the waiting shelter on the Outbound platform
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