Deanwood station

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Deanwood
WMATA Metro Logo.svg WMATA Orange.svg rapid transit station
Deanwood station from inbound end of platform.jpg
Location4720 Minnesota Avenue, Northeast
Washington, D.C. 20019
Owned byWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus transport Metrobus: R12, U7, V14, W4
Construction
Structure typeSurface
Parking194 spaces
Bicycle facilities8 racks, 4 lockers
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeD10
History
OpenedNovember 20, 1978; 40 years ago (November 20, 1978)
Traffic
Passengers (2018)1240 daily [1]Increase 88.7%
Services
Preceding station WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro Following station
Minnesota Avenue
toward Vienna
Orange Line Cheverly

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.

History[edit]

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]

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

Notable places nearby[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). WMATA. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Retrieved December 19, 2018.
  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. ^ "Sequence of Metrorail openings" (PDF). Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. 2017. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 2, 2018. Retrieved March 28, 2018.

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