Forge Park/495 (MBTA station)

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Forge Park/495 MBTA station
Location 1000 West Central Street
Franklin, MA 02038-3108
Coordinates 42°05′24″N 71°26′20″W / 42.0899°N 71.4390°W / 42.0899; -71.4390Coordinates: 42°05′24″N 71°26′20″W / 42.0899°N 71.4390°W / 42.0899; -71.4390
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 1
Connections GATRA
Parking 716 spaces, $4.00 each 7 days a week
Bicycle facilities 14 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 6
Opened 1988
Passengers (2005) 208,780 Steady 0%
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Terminus Franklin Line

Forge Park/495 is the terminus of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)'s Franklin Line. The station is located in Franklin, Massachusetts and is near I-495 and MA-140. The station has a parking lot with 716 spaces and 15 accessible spaces; spaces cost $4.00 each. Tickets for this station are sold at the Forge Park T for Two located within the station.

Franklin Line service originally terminated at Franklin/Dean College stop. Upon the completion of the Forge Park/495 Station in 1988, service was extended, but the line maintained its original name.[1]

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Bus connection[edit]

  • GATRA Bellingham "T" Shuttle


  1. ^ Howe, Peter J. (1988-06-02). "FRANKLIN MBTA OPENS NEW STATION SERVICE SLATED TO BEGIN TODAY; 700 PARKING SPACES PLANNED". Boston Globe. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 

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