Central Avenue (MBTA station)

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Central Avenue station facing inbound, December 2011.jpg
Location Central Avenue off Eliot Street
Milton, MA
Coordinates 42°16′12″N 71°04′24″W / 42.269965°N 71.073249°W / 42.269965; -71.073249Coordinates: 42°16′12″N 71°04′24″W / 42.269965°N 71.073249°W / 42.269965; -71.073249
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections MBTA Bus
Disabled access Yes
Opened 1929
Passengers (2010) 521 (weekday inbound average)[1]
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Ashmont
Red Line
toward Mattapan

Central Avenue is a station on MBTA's Ashmont–Mattapan High Speed Line, a branch of the Red Line. The station is located on Central Avenue off Eliot Street on the border of Milton, Massachusetts and Boston, Massachusetts. Central Avenue consists of two side platforms which serve the Ashmont–Mattapan High Speed Line's two tracks. The station opened in 1929 along with the rest of the line. It closed on June 24, 2006, for a yearlong renovation of the Ashmont-Mattapan High Speed Line. Central Avenue reopened on December 22, 2007. The station is wheelchair accessible via wooden ramps on both platforms.

MBTA Bus connections[edit]

  • 240 — Avon Square or Holbrook/Randolph Commuter Rail Station – Ashmont Station via Crawford Square, Randolph


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