Bridgewater (MBTA station)

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BRIDGEWATER
MBTA Bridgewater Commuter Rail Station.JPG
Location 80 Burrill Avenue
Bridgewater, MA 02324
Coordinates 41°59′07″N 70°57′57″W / 41.9853°N 70.9658°W / 41.9853; -70.9658Coordinates: 41°59′07″N 70°57′57″W / 41.9853°N 70.9658°W / 41.9853; -70.9658
Line(s) phase 1
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Construction
Parking 497 spaces (10 accessible)
Bicycle facilities 24 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 6
Traffic
Passengers (2009) 875 (daily average)[1]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Middleborough/
Lakeville Line
Terminus
  Former services  
Cape Cod and Hyannis Railroad
toward Braintree
Main line
Closed 1988
toward Hyannis or Falmouth

Bridgewater is an MBTA Commuter Rail station in Bridgewater, Massachusetts on the Middleborough/Lakeville Line. It is located on the east end of the Bridgewater State University campus. Bridgewater Station was built on a line that was once part of the original Fall River Railroad. As of March 17 2017 South Coast Rail will be running on the Middleborough/Lakeville Line construction set to start in 2019 and be completed in 2022 The station opened on September 29, 1997, along with the rest of the Middleborough/Lakeville and Plymouth/Kingston Lines.<ref name="netransit">Belcher, Jonathan (23 April 2012). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 18 July 2012.  The former Bridgewater station, located in Bridgewater proper, is now a Burger King restaurant. It served as a train station until the late 1980s, serving as a stop on the Cape Cod & Hyannis Railroad.

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