Eliot (MBTA station)

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ELIOT
MBTA 3617 at Eliot station, March 2016.JPG
Inbound train at Eliot in March 2016
Location Lincoln Street near Boylston Street
Newton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°19′08″N 71°12′59″W / 42.31889°N 71.21639°W / 42.31889; -71.21639Coordinates: 42°19′08″N 71°12′59″W / 42.31889°N 71.21639°W / 42.31889; -71.21639
Owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 59
Construction
Parking 55 spaces ($6.00 daily)
Bicycle facilities 8 spaces
History
Opened July 4, 1959[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2011) 814 (weekday average boardings)[2]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Riverside
Green Line

Eliot is a light rail station on the MBTA Green Line "D" Branch located just north of Route 9 (Boylston Street) between the Newton Highlands and Newton Upper Falls villages of Newton, Massachusetts. The station has a parking lot at the end of Lincoln Street, a pedestrian entrance from Meredith Street, and pedestrian entrances from both sides of Route 9. A footbridge, built in 1977, crosses Route 9 adjacent to the railroad bridge.

Station layout[edit]

G
Street/
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Outbound "D" Branch toward Riverside (Waban)
Inbound "D" Branch toward Government Center (Newton Highlands)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Bus connections[edit]

One MBTA Bus route, the 59 Needham Junction - Watertown Square via Newtonville, stops two blocks to the east at Woodward Street.[3] Although the connection is announced on both modes, Newton Highlands one stop to the east offers a closer connection between the two services.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Belcher, Jonathan (19 March 2016). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district 1964-2016" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 
  3. ^ "Eliot Station Neighborhood Map" (PDF). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. April 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 

External links[edit]

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