Deanwood station

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WMATA Metro Logo.svg Deanwood Orange Line
Deanwood station from inbound end of platform.jpg
Location 4720 Minnesota Avenue, Northeast
Washington, D.C. 20019
Owned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Line(s) Orange Line Orange Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport Metrobus: R12, U7, V14, W4
Structure type Surface
Parking 194 spaces
Bicycle facilities 8 racks, 4 lockers
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code D10
Opened November 20, 1978; 38 years ago (November 20, 1978)
Passengers (2016) 1,234 daily [1]Decrease 20.7%
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
toward Vienna
Orange Line

Deanwood is an island platformed Washington Metro station in the Deanwood neighborhood of Northeast Washington, D.C., United States. The station was opened on November 20, 1978, and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Providing service for the Orange Line, the station is the final station in the District of Columbia going east, the station is located at Minnesota Avenue and 48th Street Northeast. It is architecturally similar to its sister station, Minnesota Avenue.

The station opened on November 20, 1978.[2][3] Its opening coincided with the completion of 7.4 miles (11.9 km)[4] of rail northeast of the Stadium–Armory station and the opening of the Cheverly, Landover, Minnesota Avenue and New Carrollton stations.[2][3]

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Westbound Orange Line Orange Line toward Vienna (Minnesota Avenue)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Orange Line Orange Line toward New Carrollton (Cheverly)
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent
G Street Level Exit/ Entrance

Notable places nearby[edit]


  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). WMATA. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Feaver, Douglas B. (November 12, 1978), "Orange Line brings Metro to Beltway; Orange Line will bring Metro to P.G.", The Washington Post, p. C1 
  3. ^ a b Eisen, Jack; John Feinstein (November 18, 1978), "City-County fanfare opens Orange Line; Ceremonies open new Orange Line", The Washington Post, p. D1 
  4. ^ Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (July 2009). "Sequence of Metrorail openings" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on January 13, 2010. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Deanwood (WMATA station) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°54′28.8″N 76°56′7.5″W / 38.908000°N 76.935417°W / 38.908000; -76.935417