Hamilton E. Holmes (MARTA station)

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Hamilton E. Holmes Station
MARTA rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address 70 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30311
Coordinates 33°45′17″N 84°28′05″W / 33.754638°N 84.46794°W / 33.754638; -84.46794Coordinates: 33°45′17″N 84°28′05″W / 33.754638°N 84.46794°W / 33.754638; -84.46794
Line(s)
Connections CCT
Structure type elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 1,436 spaces; Free daily parking
Bicycle facilities 10 bike racks
Other information
Opened December 22, 1979
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code W5
Breeze Card Yes
Formerly Hightower
Traffic
Passengers (2007) 10,600 (daily)[1] Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Terminus Blue Line
toward Indian Creek

Hamilton E. Holmes (known locally as H.E. Holmes) is an elevated metro station in the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system, and the western terminus for the Blue Line. This is one of the busiest stations in the MARTA system, handling an average of 22,000 boardings per weekday. When the station opened in 1979 it was originally named Hightower station after Hightower Road (Georgia 280), but both the road and the station were later renamed to honor civil-rights hero Hamilton E. Holmes.

The station primarily serves areas near the junction of Interstate 20 and Georgia 280 east of Adamsville.

Station layout[edit]

2F
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the left or right
Westbound Blue Line alighting passengers only
Blue Line toward Indian Creek (West Lake)
Eastbound Blue Line toward Indian Creek (West Lake)
Side platform, doors will open on the left or right
G Street Level Exit/Entrance, station house

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Buses at this station[edit]

MARTA

Cobb Community Transit

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