Cheverly (WMATA station)

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Cheverly
Cheverly Station.jpg
Station statistics
Address 5501 Columbia Park Road
Cheverly, MD 20785
Line(s) Orange Line Orange Line
Connections Bus transport Metrobus: F1, F2, F8, F12, F13
Bus transport TheBus: 18, 23
Structure type Surface
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 530 spaces
Bicycle facilities 34 racks
Other information
Opened November 20, 1978
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code D11
Owned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Services
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
toward Vienna
Orange Line
Cheverly station entrance pylon.jpg

Cheverly is a side platformed Washington Metro station in Cheverly, Maryland, United States. The station was opened on November 20, 1978, and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Providing service for the Orange Line, the station is the first station going east in Maryland on the Orange Line. The station is in a residential area of Cheverly at Columbia Park Road near U.S. Route 50. It is a commuter station with 530 parking spaces. As of 2011, Cheverly had the lowest average weekly ridership of any Metro station.[1]

The station opened on November 20, 1978.[2][3] Its opening coincided with the completion of 7.4 miles (11.9 km)[4] of rail northeast of the Stadium–Armory station and the opening of the Deanwood, Landover, Minnesota Avenue and New Carrollton stations.[2][3]

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Orange Line Orange Line toward Vienna (Deanwood)
Eastbound Orange Line Orange Line toward New Carrollton (Landover)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent
G Street Level Exit/ Entrance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. June 2011. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Feaver, Douglas B. (November 12, 1978), "Orange Line brings Metro to Beltway; Orange Line will bring Metro to P.G.", The Washington Post: C1 
  3. ^ a b Eisen, Jack; John Feinstein (November 18, 1978), "City-County fanfare opens Orange Line; Ceremonies open new Orange Line", The Washington Post: D1 
  4. ^ Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (July 2009). "Sequence of Metrorail openings". Retrieved August 2, 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Cheverly (WMATA station) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°54′59.6″N 76°55′0.7″W / 38.916556°N 76.916861°W / 38.916556; -76.916861