King Memorial (MARTA station)

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King Memorial
MARTA rapid transit station
King Memorial.JPG
Station statistics
Address 377 Decatur Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Coordinates 33°45′00″N 84°22′32″W / 33.749959°N 84.37544°W / 33.749959; -84.37544Coordinates: 33°45′00″N 84°22′32″W / 33.749959°N 84.37544°W / 33.749959; -84.37544
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 21 spaces; Limited free daily parking
Bicycle facilities None
Other information
Opened June 30, 1979
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code E2
Breeze Card Yes
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
toward Indian Creek
toward Bankhead
Green Line

King Memorial is an elevated station on the Blue and part-time on the Green lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. The station name is a portmanteau of Martin Luther King and nearby Memorial Drive. It mainly serves The Sweet Auburn Historic District in the city of Atlanta, as well as the communities surrounding Oakland Cemetery.

It provides access to The Oakland Cemetery, and is in close proximity to Sweet Auburn Historic District, Zoo Atlanta, and Grant Park.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound Green Line toward Bankhead (Georgia State)
Blue Line toward Hamilton E. Holmes (Georgia State)
Eastbound Green Line toward Edgewood/Candler Park (Inman Park / Reynoldstown)
Blue Line toward Indian Creek (Inman Park / Reynoldstown)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M - Mezzanine
G Street Level Exit/Entrance

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