Innovation Center Station

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Innovation Center
Station statistics
Coordinates 38°57′43″N 77°25′9″W / 38.96194°N 77.41917°W / 38.96194; -77.41917Coordinates: 38°57′43″N 77°25′9″W / 38.96194°N 77.41917°W / 38.96194; -77.41917
Line(s) Silver Line Silver Line (planned)
Structure type Surface
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 2018; 3 years' time (2018) (expected)[1]
Station code N11
Services
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
toward Route 772
Silver Line
Phase 2

Innovation Center (preliminary names Route 28, Herndon – Dulles East)[2][3] is a planned Washington Metro station in Fairfax County, Virginia on the Silver Line. It will be located adjacent to the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology at the intersection of the SR 267 and SR 28 in McNair, near the Fairfax / Loudoun county line. It is scheduled to begin operation in 2018.[1]

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Westbound Silver Line Silver Line (under construction) toward Route 772 (phase 2) (Dulles International Airport)
Island platform, under construction
Eastbound Silver Line Silver Line (under construction) toward Largo Town Center (phase 2) (Herndon)
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station manager
G Street Level Exit/ Entrance

Station facilities[edit]

Planned facilities for this station include:[4]

  • 2 station entrances (both sides of SR 267)
  • Pedestrian bridge crossing SR 267
  • Bus dropoff/pickup (both entrances)
  • Kiss & Ride (south side)
  • Parking for 2,000 cars (south side)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dulles Metrorail - Innovation Center
  2. ^ "Board of Supervisors Approves Proposed Silver Line Station Names". April 10, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ Hosh, Kafia (March 29, 2011). "Fairfax OKs names for new Metrorail stations". Washington Post. Retrieved March 29, 2011. 
  4. ^ Dulles Metrorail – Innovation Center