West Hyattsville (WMATA station)

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West Hyattsville
WMATA West Hyattsville station.jpg
Station statistics
Address 2700 Hamilton Street
Hyattsville, MD 20782
Line(s)

Green Line Green Line

Yellow Line (rush only) Yellow Line (rush only)
Connections Bus transport Metrobus: F1, F2, F6, F8, R4
Bus transport TheBus: 12, 13
Structure type Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Parking 453 spaces
Bicycle facilities 50 racks, 36 lockers
Other information
Opened December 11, 1993
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code E07
Owned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 1.246 million Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
Green Line
toward Greenbelt

West Hyattsville is a Washington Metro station in Hyattsville, Maryland on the Green Line. It is the first station in Maryland going northeast on the Green Line.

The station is in Hyattsville. "Chillum" was originally to be the station's name. It is located at 2700 Hamilton Street, near the west side of Ager Road and the north side of Queens Chapel Road. Service began on December 11, 1993.

West Hyattsville is one of only two stations that are elevated with side platforms. Eisenhower Avenue on the Yellow Line is the other. Arlington Cemetery on the Blue Line, Cheverly on the Orange Line, and Prince George's Plaza on the Green Line also contain side platforms, though these stations are at ground level.

West Hyattsville served 1.246 million riders annually as of 2006.[1]

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound Green Line Green Line toward Branch Avenue (Yellow Line (rush only) Yellow Line (rush only) toward Huntington or Franconia–Springfield) (Fort Totten)
Northbound Green Line Green Line (Yellow Line (rush only) Yellow Line (rush only)) toward Greenbelt (Prince George's Plaza)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent
G Street Level Exit/ Entrance

References[edit]

  1. ^ State of Maryland-2006 bond bill fact sheet State of Mayland Retrieved 2007-12-15

External links[edit]

Media related to West Hyattsville (WMATA station) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°57′18″N 76°58′10″W / 38.955031°N 76.969522°W / 38.955031; -76.969522