East Point station

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East Point
 
S5
MARTA rapid transit station
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East Point Station
Location 2848 East Main Street
East Point, GA 30344
Coordinates 33°40′40″N 84°26′25″W / 33.677814°N 84.440344°W / 33.677814; -84.440344Coordinates: 33°40′40″N 84°26′25″W / 33.677814°N 84.440344°W / 33.677814; -84.440344
Line(s)
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Open-cut
Parking 927 spaces
Bicycle facilities 8 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code S5
History
Opened August 16, 1986
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 4,571 (avg. weekday)[1]Increase 1%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
toward Airport
Red Line
Gold Line
toward Doraville

East Point is a train station in East Point, Georgia, serving the Red and Gold lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It has an island platform between two tracks. It was opened on August 16, 1986.

It mainly serves East Point, Camp Creek, and unincorporated South Fulton and College Park.

This station provides access to Downtown East Point historic dining-shopping-urban renewal district, and East Point Public Library. Bus service is provided at this station to Atlanta Medical Center-South Campus, Brownsmill Golf Course, Point University, Fulton County Board of Education, Camp Creek Market Place, Fulton HJC Bowden Senior Center, Cleveland Avenue and Grady East Point Health Center.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Entrance/Exit, station house, fare barriers, bus loops
P
Platform level
Southbound Gold Line toward Airport (College Park)
Red Line toward Airport (College Park)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Gold Line toward Doraville (Lakewood / Fort McPherson)
Red Line toward North Springs (Lakewood / Fort McPherson)

Bus routes[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

  • Route 78 - Cleveland Avenue
  • Route 79 - Sylvan Hills
  • Route 84 - East Point / Camp Creek
  • Route 93 - East Point / Delowe Drive
  • Route 181- Buffington Rd./South Fulton P/R
  • Route 193 - Justice Center / SR-54 Jonesboro Road / East Point
  • Route 194 - Justice Center / Mt. Zion / SR 42-Moreland Avenue / East Point

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Transportation Fact Book" (PDF). Atlanta Regional Commission. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to East Point (MARTA station) at Wikimedia Commons