Beacon Heights station

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Beacon Heights
MTA light rail station
LocationRiverdale, MD 20737
Owned byMaryland Transit Administration
Operated byPurple Line Transit Partners [1]
Platforms2 side platforms
Structure typeat-grade
Disabled accessYes
Opening2022 (2022)
Preceding station MTA Maryland Following station
Riverdale Park
toward Bethesda
Purple Line Annapolis Road / Glenridge

Beacon Heights is a light rail station that is currently under construction. It will be part of the Purple Line in Maryland. The station will be located east of the intersection of Riverdale Road and 67th Avenue.


The Beacon Heights station is expected to open to the public in 2022.

Station layout[edit]

The station consists of two side platforms on the southern side of Riverdale Road, just east of 67th Avenue.[2]

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Westbound      Purple Line toward Bethesda (Riverdale Park)
Eastbound      Purple Line toward New Carrollton (Annapolis Road / Glenridge)
Side platform, doors will open on the right


  1. ^ "Purple Line Contract Receives Green Light From Governor Larry Hogan". March 2, 2016. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
  2. ^