Ipswich (MBTA station)

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IPSWICH
MBTA Ipswich 1.jpg
Ipswich station in 2008
Location 4 Topsfield Road
Ipswich, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°40′36″N 70°50′26″W / 42.67670°N 70.84058°W / 42.67670; -70.84058Coordinates: 42°40′36″N 70°50′26″W / 42.67670°N 70.84058°W / 42.67670; -70.84058
Owned by MBTA
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Construction
Parking Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 6
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 579 (weekday inbound average)[1]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Newburyport/Rockport Line
toward Newburyport

Ipswich is a commuter rail station on the MBTA Commuter Rail Newburyport/Rockport Line, located in downtown Ipswich, Massachusetts. The station is handicapped accessible, with a mini-high platform on the northern end of the platform.

Ipswich was the terminus of the line from April 1976, when the lone remaining round trip to Newburyport was cut, until full service was restored on October 26, 1998.[2] Just south of the end of the platform are two auxiliary tracks that were used to store trains during that time.

Connecting service[edit]

CATA provides weekend service during the summer on its Purple Line Ipswich - Essex - Crane Beach shuttle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 
  2. ^ Belcher, Jonathan (31 August 2012). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 

External links[edit]

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