Brookline Village (MBTA station)

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BROOKLINE VILLAGE
Type 7 at Brookline Village, May 2012.JPG
An inbound train at Brookline Village in May 2012
Station statistics
Address Station Street off Harvard Street between Route 9 and Washington Street, next to Hearthstone Plaza, Brookline, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°19′57″N 71°07′01″W / 42.33250°N 71.11694°W / 42.33250; -71.11694Coordinates: 42°19′57″N 71°07′01″W / 42.33250°N 71.11694°W / 42.33250; -71.11694
Line(s)
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 39, 60, 65, 66
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Bicycle facilities 15 spaces
Other information
Opened July 4, 1959[1]
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by MBTA
Traffic
Passengers (2013 daily) 3,230[2]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Riverside
Green Line

Brookline Village is a light rail stop on the MBTA Green Line "D" Branch, located in the Brookline Village neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts. It was originally a commuter rail station on the Boston and Albany Railroad's Highland Branch; it closed with the rest of the line in 1958 and reopened on July 4, 1959 as a light rail station.[1] With 3,230 daily boardings, it is the third busiest surface station on the "D" Branch and the sixth busiest surface station overall.[2]

Brookline Village station has raised platforms to allow wheelchair passengers to board low-floor trams, making it fully handicapped accessible.

Station layout[edit]

G
Street/
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound "D" Branch toward Riverside (Brookline Hills)
Inbound "D" Branch toward Government Center (Longwood)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

MBTA Bus connections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Belcher, Jonathan (22 March 2014). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Ridership and Service Statistics" (14 ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

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