Massachusetts Avenue (MBTA Orange Line station)

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For the MBTA Silver Line station, see Massachusetts Avenue (MBTA Silver Line station).
MBTA Orange Line Massachusetts Av.jpg
Station headhouse entrance from Massachusetts Avenue
Location 380 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA
Coordinates 42°20′30″N 71°05′00″W / 42.3416°N 71.0833°W / 42.3416; -71.0833Coordinates: 42°20′30″N 71°05′00″W / 42.3416°N 71.0833°W / 42.3416; -71.0833
Owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Disabled access Yes
Opened May 4, 1987[1]
Passengers (2013) 6,417 (weekday average boardings)[2]
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
toward Forest Hills
Orange Line
toward Oak Grove
Massachusetts Avenue (MBTA Orange Line station) is located in Boston
Massachusetts Avenue (MBTA Orange Line station)

Massachusetts Avenue is a rapid transit station on the MBTA Orange Line, located at 380 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts. The station opened in 1987 as part of the renovation and relocation of the southern Orange Line into the Southwest Corridor. The Orange line runs parallel to the Northeast Corridor, which carries Amtrak trains and several MBTA commuter rail lines.

Like all stations on the Orange Line, Massachusetts Avenue is handicapped accessible.


Two MBTA Bus routes connect directly at the station:

Additionally, the Green Line "E" Branch and the 39 Forest Hills Station - Back Bay Station via Huntington Avenue route are available at Symphony station, 800 feet (240 m) away on Massachusetts Avenue.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine To entrances/exits
Southbound Orange Line toward Forest Hills (Ruggles)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Orange Line toward Oak Grove (Back Bay)


  1. ^ Belcher, Jonathan (22 March 2014). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14 ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 

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