Kensington station (MARTA)
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|MARTA rapid transit station|
|Location||3350 Kensington Road|
Decatur, GA 30032
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Connections||MARTA Bus: 8, 21, 86, 115, 119, 121, 125, 221|
|Opened||June 26, 1993|
|Passengers (2013)||5,950 (avg. weekday) 2%|
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.
|G||Street Level||Entrance/Exit, station house|
|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
The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:
- Route 8 - North Druid Hills Road / Brookhaven
- Route 21 - Memorial Drive
- Route 86 - Fairington Road / Snapfinger Road / Mall at Stonecrest
- Route 115 - Covington Highway / Mall at Stonecrest
- Route 119 - Hairston Road / Stone Mountain Village
- Route 121 - Memorial Drive (Atlanta) / North Hairston Road.
- "2014 Transportation Fact Book" (PDF). Atlanta Regional Commission. Retrieved 22 July 2015.