North Quincy (MBTA station)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
NORTH QUINCY
NQ T rear.jpg
The Hancock Street entrance to the T station and its associated parking lot
Station statistics
Address East Squantum Street between
Newport Avenue and Hancock Street
North Quincy, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°16′33″N 71°01′49″W / 42.2758°N 71.0302°W / 42.2758; -71.0302Coordinates: 42°16′33″N 71°01′49″W / 42.2758°N 71.0302°W / 42.2758; -71.0302
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking 1,200 spaces
Bicycle facilities 43 spaces
Other information
Opened September 1, 1971
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 7,132 (weekday boardings)[1]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Alewife
Red Line
toward Braintree

North Quincy is a station on the MBTA Red Line rapid transit line, located at East Squantum Street between Hancock Street and Newport Avenue in Quincy, Massachusetts. It serves North Quincy High School, the State Street Bank complex, and the North Quincy and Montclair neighborhoods. Its other facilities include bus connections at street level and a 1,200-space parking lot. It opened in 1971 along with Wollaston and Quincy Center as the first section of the South Shore Line section of the Red Line.[2] North Quincy is the northernmost station on the Braintree Branch.

Bus connections[edit]

  • 201 Fields Corner or North Quincy station - Fields Corner via Neponset Avenue and Adams Street (weekend service only)
  • 202 Fields Corner or North Quincy Station - Fields Corner via Adams Street to Neponset Avenue (weekend service only)
  • 210 Quincy Center station - North Quincy station or Fields Corner station via Hancock Street and Neponset Avenue
  • 211 Quincy Center station - Squantum via Montclair and North Quincy station
  • 212 Quincy Center station - North Quincy station via Billings Road

Accessibility[edit]

North Quincy station is wheelchair accessible. See MBTA accessibility.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, to entrances/exits
P
Platform level
Inbound Red Line toward Alewife (JFK/UMass)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Outbound Red Line toward Braintree (Wollaston)
Commuter rail track Commuter rail lines/CapeFLYER do not stop here →
Commuter rail track Commuter rail lines/CapeFLYER do not stop here →

Gallery[edit]

The East Squantum Street entrance and bus stop

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics". Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Belcher, Jonathan (31 December 2011). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 

External links[edit]