Forge Park/495 (MBTA station)

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FORGE PARK/495
Forge Park - 495 MBTA station, Franklin MA.jpg
Forge Park/495 MBTA station
Station statistics
Address 1000 West Central Street
Franklin, MA 02038-3108
Coordinates 42°05′24″N 71°26′20″W / 42.0899°N 71.4390°W / 42.0899; -71.4390Coordinates: 42°05′24″N 71°26′20″W / 42.0899°N 71.4390°W / 42.0899; -71.4390
Line(s)
Connections GATRA
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 1
Parking 716 spaces, $4.00 each 7 days a week
Bicycle facilities 14 spaces
Other information
Opened 1988
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Fare zone 6
Traffic
Passengers (2005) 208,780 Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Terminus Franklin Line

Forge Park/495 is a station on the MBTA Franklin Line. The station is the terminus of the line. The station is located in Franklin, Massachusetts and is near Interstate 495 and Massachusetts Route 140. The station has a parking lot with 716 spaces and 15 accessible spaces; spaces cost $4.00 each. Tickets for this station are sold at the Forge Park T for Two located within the station.

Originally, MBTA services terminated at Franklin/Dean College stop. Upon the completion of the Forge Park/495 Station in 1988 service was extended, but the line maintained its original name.[1]

Nearby Attractions/Towns[edit]

Bus connection[edit]

  • GATRA Bellingham "T" Shuttle

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howe, Peter J. (1988-06-02). "FRANKLIN MBTA OPENS NEW STATION SERVICE SLATED TO BEGIN TODAY; 700 PARKING SPACES PLANNED". Boston Globe. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 

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