Boyds station

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Boyds
MARC commuter rail station
Boyds Station.JPG
The station at Boyds, as seen from the parking lot in July 2012.
General information
Location15031 Clopper Road, Boyds, Maryland[1]
Coordinates39°11′03.2″N 77°18′51.2″W / 39.184222°N 77.314222°W / 39.184222; -77.314222Coordinates: 39°11′03.2″N 77°18′51.2″W / 39.184222°N 77.314222°W / 39.184222; -77.314222
Line(s)Metropolitan Subdivision
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessNo[2]
Passengers
201820 daily[3]Steady 0% (MARC)
Services
Preceding station MARC Following station
Barnesville Brunswick Line Germantown
Former services
Preceding station Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Following station
Barnesville
toward Chicago
Main Line Germantown
Buck Lodge
toward Chicago

Boyds is a passenger rail station on the MARC Brunswick Line in Boyds, Maryland, with direct service to Washington, D.C. and Martinsburg, WV (with an extension to Frederick, MD).[4] The station is located west of a bridge over the MD 117-121 multiplex. Parking is available only on the south side of the tracks.

Boyds station includes a 1931-built pedestrian tunnel originally built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.[5]

Station layout[edit]

The station is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, lacking raised platforms for level boarding.

G Side platform
Outbound      Brunswick Line toward Martinsburg or Frederick (Barnesville)
     Capitol Limited does not stop here
Inbound      Capitol Limited does not stop here →
     Brunswick Line toward Union Station (Germantown)
Side platform
Ground level Exit/entrance and parking

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MARC Station Information". MTA Maryland. Retrieved May 29, 2020.
  2. ^ "MARC Station Information". Maryland Transit Administration. Retrieved 2021-01-30.
  3. ^ "December 2018 MARC performance (for Nov 18) - Ridership" (PDF). Maryland Transportation Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  4. ^ MARC station list (includes Boyds) Archived 2008-03-09 at the Wayback Machine MARC official website
  5. ^ Flickr Photo by John Mueller

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