Lakewood / Fort McPherson (MARTA station)

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Lakewood / Fort McPherson
MARTA rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address 2020 Lee Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Coordinates 33°42′02″N 84°25′44″W / 33.700457°N 84.428859°W / 33.700457; -84.428859Coordinates: 33°42′02″N 84°25′44″W / 33.700457°N 84.428859°W / 33.700457; -84.428859
Structure type Embankment
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking 1134 spaces; Free daily parking
Bicycle facilities 8 spaces
Other information
Opened December 15, 1984
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code S4
Breeze Card Yes
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
toward Airport
Red Line
Gold Line
toward Doraville

Lakewood / Fort McPherson is an embankment rail station on the Red and Gold lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It has an island platform between two tracks. It was opened on December 15, 1984. The set up for this station is like many on the East-West line. The way to get to the platform is like at Oakland City only there is a bridge over the road instead of an underpass. This station mainly serves Lakewood, and the neighborhoods around Fort McPherson Military Base.

As the name suggests it provides access to the historic and now defunct Fort McPherson, and Lakewood. Bus service is provided to The Barge Road Park & Ride, Greenbriar Mall, Southside Industrial Park, and Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood.

Station layout[edit]

M Mezzanine Crossover to platform
Platform level
Southbound Gold Line toward Airport (East Point)
Red Line toward Airport (East Point)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Gold Line toward Doraville (Oakland City)
Red Line toward North Springs (Oakland City)
G Street Level Entrance/Exit, fare barriers, bus loops

Bus routes[edit]

  • Route 42 - Pryor Street / McDainel Street
  • Route 178 - Empire Boulevard / Southside Industrial Park
  • Route 183 - Barge Road Park & Ride / Lakewood

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