Washington Street (MBTA station)

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This article is about the station on the MBTA Green Line. For the station formerly known as "Washington Street" on the MBTA Red and Orange lines, see Downtown Crossing (MBTA station).
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Washington Street MBTA station
Station statistics
Address Commonwealth Avenue and Washington Street
Brighton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′38″N 71°08′33″W / 42.343886°N 71.142593°W / 42.343886; -71.142593Coordinates: 42°20′38″N 71°08′33″W / 42.343886°N 71.142593°W / 42.343886; -71.142593
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 65
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by MBTA
Passengers (2007) 1,723 (weekday average)[1]
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Green Line

Washington Street is a surface stop on the MBTA Green Line "B" Branch, located in Brighton, Massachusetts. The station is located in the median of Commonwealth Avenue northeast of Washington Street. Washington Street station consists of two side platforms which serve the "B" Branch's two tracks.

As one of the busier stops on the "B" Branch, Washington Street's platforms were raised in 2002 to interface with low-flor trams, making the station handicapped accessible.

Station layout[edit]

Street/Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound "B" Branch toward Boston College (Sutherland Street)
Inbound "B" Branch toward Government Center (Warren Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Bus connections[edit]

Washington Street also serves one MBTA Bus route:

  • 65 Brighton Center - Kenmore Station via Washington Street, Brookline Village & Brookline Avenue


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