Brookline Village (MBTA station)

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BROOKLINE VILLAGE
Type 7 at Brookline Village, May 2012.JPG
An inbound train at Brookline Village in May 2012
Location Station Street off Harvard Street between Route 9 and Washington Street, next to Hearthstone Plaza, Brookline, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°19′57″N 71°07′01″W / 42.33250°N 71.11694°W / 42.33250; -71.11694Coordinates: 42°19′57″N 71°07′01″W / 42.33250°N 71.11694°W / 42.33250; -71.11694
Owned by MBTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 60, 65, 66
Construction
Bicycle facilities 15 spaces
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened July 4, 1959[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2013 daily) 3,230[2]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Riverside
Green Line

Brookline Village is a light rail stop on the MBTA Green Line "D" Branch, located in the Brookline Village neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts. It was originally a commuter rail station on the Boston and Albany Railroad's Highland Branch; it closed with the rest of the line in 1958 and reopened on July 4, 1959 as a light rail station.[1] With 3,230 daily boardings, it is the third busiest surface station on the "D" Branch and the sixth busiest surface station overall.[2]

Brookline Village station has raised platforms to allow wheelchair passengers to board low-floor trams, making it fully handicapped accessible.

Station layout[edit]

G
Street/
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound "D" Branch toward Riverside (Brookline Hills)
Inbound "D" Branch toward Government Center (Longwood)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

MBTA Bus connections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Belcher, Jonathan (September 30, 2016). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district 1964-2016" (PDF). NETransit. 
  2. ^ a b "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 

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