Kensington station (MARTA)

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E8
Kensington
MARTA rapid transit station
Kensington Transit Station MARTA.jpg
Location3350 Kensington Road
Decatur, GA 30032
Coordinates33°46′22″N 84°15′07″W / 33.772664°N 84.251937°W / 33.772664; -84.251937Coordinates: 33°46′22″N 84°15′07″W / 33.772664°N 84.251937°W / 33.772664; -84.251937
Line(s)
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus transport MARTA Bus: 8, 21, 86, 115, 119, 121, 125, 221
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Parking1,946 spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeE8
History
OpenedJune 26, 1993
Traffic
Passengers (2013)5,950 (avg. weekday)[1]Decrease 2%
Services
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
Blue Line
Terminus

Kensington is an at-grade train station in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, serving the Blue Line of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. It has one island platform with 1 track on each side. This station opened on June 26, 1993.

Kensington is mainly a park-and-ride train station for commuters heading into Atlanta. This station serves unincorporated communities such as Decatur, Stone Mountain, Tucker, and Lithonia, as well as the cities of Stonecrest and Clarkston.

Bus service at this station to: Dekalb County Sheriffs Headquarters and Jail, Georgia Piedmont Technical College , Georgia State University Clarkston, Georgia Department of Labor, Goldsmith Park & Ride, North Dekalb Mall, Northlake Mall, Toco Hills Shopping Plaza, The Mountain Industrial Business District, GRTA Panola Park & Ride, Clarkston, The Mall at Stonecrest and The City of Stone Mountain . Transfers to the Emory Cliff Shuttle's Oxford route are also available.

Bus Rapid Transit is provided at this station to points along Memorial Drive: 221- Memorial Drive Limited.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Entrance/Exit, station house
G
Ground/
platform level
Westbound Blue Line toward H. E. Holmes (Avondale)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound Blue Line toward Indian Creek (Terminus)

Buses at this station[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Transportation Fact Book" (PDF). Atlanta Regional Commission. Retrieved 22 July 2015.

http://www.itsmarta.com/august-5th-service-change.aspx

External links[edit]