Ballardvale (MBTA station)

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BALLARDVALE
Ballardvale MBTA 2013.JPG
An outbound train pulls into Ballardvale station
Location 195 Andover Street
Andover, MA 01810-5638
Coordinates 42°37′40″N 71°09′36″W / 42.6277°N 71.1599°W / 42.6277; -71.1599Coordinates: 42°37′40″N 71°09′36″W / 42.6277°N 71.1599°W / 42.6277; -71.1599
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Construction
Parking 115 spaces, $4.00 each
Bicycle facilities 9 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 4
History
Opened 1876
Traffic
Passengers (2008) 292 weekday avg.[1]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Haverhill Line
toward Haverhill
Haverhill Line
rush hours only

Ballardvale is a passenger rail station on the MBTA Commuter Rail Haverhill Line.[2] It is officially located at 195 Andover Street in Andover, Massachusetts, where the Haverhill Line crosses a wye between Andover and Tewksbury Streets. Parking is available on the northeast side of this wye and on the northeast corner of the grade crossing with Andover Street.

Ballardvale Station was originally built in 1876 by the Boston and Maine Railroad and was located between 174-176 Andover Street. The old station house is now a private residence.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF). MBTA. 2009. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-01.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ [1] MBTA official website
  3. ^ Existing Railroad Stations in Essex County, Massachusetts

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