Ipswich (MBTA station)

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IPSWICH
MBTA Ipswich 1.jpg
Station statistics
Address 4 Topsfield Road
Ipswich, MA, 01938-2132
Coordinates 42°40′36″N 70°50′26″W / 42.67670°N 70.84058°W / 42.67670; -70.84058Coordinates: 42°40′36″N 70°50′26″W / 42.67670°N 70.84058°W / 42.67670; -70.84058
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking Yes
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by MBTA
Fare zone 6
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Newburyport/Rockport Line
toward Newburyport

Ipswich is a passenger rail station on MBTA Commuter Rail's Newburyport/Rockport Line.[1] Just south of the end of the platform are two auxiliary tracks that were used to store trains during that time. In recent years, parking in the area has been expanded to accommodate the influx of people. This includes the demolition of the old Ipswich Lanes candlepin bowling alley one block east of the station, to make way for a new parking garage for use by passengers and people going downtown alike.

Ipswich was the terminus of the line from April 1976, when the lone round trip to Newburyport was cut, until full service was restored on October 26, 1998.[2]

Connecting Service[edit]

Ipswich Essex Explorer provides weekend service during the summer to Crane Beach, downtown Essex and other nearby attractions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ipswich". MBTA. 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-27. 
  2. ^ Belcher, Jonathan (31 August 2012). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 

External links[edit]

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