Dickerson station

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Dickerson
MARC commuter rail station
MARC Dickerson station.jpg
General information
Location22211 Mount Ephraim Road, Dickerson, Maryland[1]
Coordinates39°13′12″N 77°25′19″W / 39.22000°N 77.42194°W / 39.22000; -77.42194Coordinates: 39°13′12″N 77°25′19″W / 39.22000°N 77.42194°W / 39.22000; -77.42194
Line(s)Metropolitan Subdivision
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingYes
Disabled accessNo[2]
History
Opened1891
Passengers
201818 daily[3]Decrease 33.3% (MARC)
Services
Preceding station MARC Following station
Point of Rocks
towards Martinsburg
Brunswick Line Barnesville
Monocacy
towards Frederick
Former services
Preceding station Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Following station
Point of Rocks
toward Chicago
Main Line Barnesville
Tuscarora
toward Chicago

Dickerson is a passenger rail station on the MARC Brunswick Line between Washington, D.C., and Martinsburg, WV (with an extension to Frederick, MD). This station was designed by E. Francis Baldwin and built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1891. It is the last station Frederick bound trains pass before branching onto the Frederick Branch.[4]

Station layout[edit]

The station is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, lacking raised platforms for level boarding.

P
Platform level
Street level Exit/entrance, station house, parking
Side platform
Outbound      Brunswick Line toward Martinsburg (Point of Rocks)
     Brunswick Line toward Frederick (Monocacy)
     Capitol Limited does not stop here
Inbound      Capitol Limited does not stop here →
     Brunswick Line toward Union Station (Barnesville)
Side platform

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MARC Station Information". MTA Maryland. Retrieved May 29, 2020.
  2. ^ "MARC Station Information". Maryland Transit Administration. Retrieved 2021-01-30.
  3. ^ "December 2018 MARC performance (for Nov 18) - Ridership" (PDF). Maryland Transportation Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2020.
  4. ^ MARC station list (includes Dickerson) Archived March 9, 2008, at the Wayback Machine MARC official website

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