West End (MARTA station)

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West End
MARTA rapid transit station
Location 680 Lee Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Coordinates 33°44′09″N 84°24′47″W / 33.73581°N 84.41296°W / 33.73581; -84.41296Coordinates: 33°44′09″N 84°24′47″W / 33.73581°N 84.41296°W / 33.73581; -84.41296
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Structure type Elevated
Parking 547 spaces; Free daily parking
Bicycle facilities 10 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code S2
Opened September 11, 1982
Passengers (2007) 7,970 (daily)[1]Steady 0%
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
toward Airport
Red Line
Gold Line
toward Doraville

West End is an elevated rail station on the Red and Gold lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system servicing the West End and most of Southwest Atlanta, including neighborhoods bordering Cascade Road and Metropolitan Parkway. The West End station opened on September 11, 1982.

This station provides access to The Mall at Westend and the Woodruff Library Shuttle to Clark Atlanta University.

Bus service is provided at this station to Westend Medical Center, The Wren's Nest, Hammonds House, The Salvation Army Evangeline Booth College, The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center Atlanta, Atlanta Technical College, Atlanta Metropolitan College, The Salvation Army Firecrest Missioners Center, Spelman College, Morehouse School of Medicine, Morehouse College, Hapeville, Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) and The Atlanta University Center.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound Gold Line toward Airport (Oakland City)
Red Line toward Airport (Oakland City)
Northbound Gold Line toward Doraville (Garnett)
Red Line toward North Springs (Garnett)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
G Street Level Entrance/Exit, fare barriers, station house, bus loops

Bus routes[edit]