Brandeis/Roberts (MBTA station)

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BRANDEIS/ROBERTS
MBTA Brandeis Waltham.jpg
The platforms at Brandeis/Roberts on a snowy night in 2005
Location 1 Sawyer Road
Waltham, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′43.24″N 71°15′36.38″W / 42.3620111°N 71.2601056°W / 42.3620111; -71.2601056Coordinates: 42°21′43.24″N 71°15′36.38″W / 42.3620111°N 71.2601056°W / 42.3620111; -71.2601056
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 553
Construction
Parking 70 spaces ($4.00 fee)
3 accessible spaces
Bicycle facilities 8 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 2
History
Previous names Roberts
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 437 (weekday inbound average)[1]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Wachusett
Fitchburg Line

Brandeis/Roberts is a regional rail station on the MBTA Commuter Rail Fitchburg Line, located on the edge of the campus of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. The station is fully handicappped accessible, with mini-high platforms serving both tracks.

The station was formerly known as Roberts after the adjacent neighborhood. In 1977 or 1978, the station was renamed Brandeis-Roberts (later styled Brandeis/Roberts) to denote the growing university.[2][3]

Bus connections[edit]

The station is served by one MBTA Bus route:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 
  2. ^ "MBTA System Route Map". Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 1977 – via WardMaps. 
  3. ^ "MBTA System Route Map". Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 1978 – via WardMaps. 

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