Highland station (MBTA)

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Highland
Highland station from Park Street bridge, May 2012.JPG
Platform at Highland station, looking inbound
LocationCorey & Hastings Streets
West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°17′06″N 71°09′14″W / 42.285°N 71.154°W / 42.285; -71.154Coordinates: 42°17′06″N 71°09′14″W / 42.285°N 71.154°W / 42.285; -71.154
Owned byMassachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Line(s)
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
ConnectionsBus transport MBTA Bus: 35, 36, 37, 38
Construction
Parking175 spaces ($4.00 fee)
6 accessible spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone1
History
Openedc. 1855[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2013)290 (weekday inbound average)[2]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Needham Line
Former services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Millis
Millis Branch
Closed 1967
New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
toward Woonsocket
Charles River Line

Highland is an MBTA Commuter Rail station in Boston, Massachusetts. It serves the Needham Line. It is located in the Bellevue Hill section of West Roxbury. It originally opened around 1855 on the Boston and Providence Railroad's West Roxbury Branch. The station has a mini-high platform for handicapped accessibility.

Connections[edit]

Highland station is served by four MBTA Bus rotues based out of Forest Hills station:

  • 35: Dedham Mall/Stimson Street - Forest Hills Station via Belgrade Avenue & Centre Street
  • 36: Charles River Loop or V.A. Hospital - Forest Hills Station via Belgrade Avenue & Centre Street
  • 37: Baker & Vermont Streets - Forest Hills Station via Belgrade Avenue & Centre Street
  • 38: Wren Street - Forest Hills Station via Centre & South Streets

References[edit]

  1. ^ Humphrey, Thomas J.; Clark, Norton D. (1985). Boston's Commuter Rail: The First 150 Years. Boston Street Railway Association. ISBN 9780685412947.
  2. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014.

External links[edit]

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