Melrose Highlands station

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MBTA MP36PH-3C 010 at Melrose Highlands Station.jpg
An inbound train at Melrose Highlands in 2012
Location 497 Franklin Street
Melrose, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°28′10″N 71°04′06″W / 42.4695°N 71.0684°W / 42.4695; -71.0684Coordinates: 42°28′10″N 71°04′06″W / 42.4695°N 71.0684°W / 42.4695; -71.0684
Owned by City of Melrose
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport MBTA Bus: 131
Parking 77 spaces ($2.00 fee)
2 accessible spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 1
Passengers (2013) 299 (weekday inbound average)[1]
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Haverhill Line
toward Haverhill

Melrose Highlands station is an MBTA Commuter Rail station in Melrose, Massachusetts. It serves the Haverhill/Reading Line, and is located north of Franklin Street in the Melrose Highlands business district. It is the most used station in the city, and was originally planned to be a station on the cancelled extension of the Orange Line to Reading. The station is fully handicapped accessible; mini-high platforms on the north end of each platform opened in January 2006.[1][2]

Bus connections[edit]

The station is served directly by one MBTA Bus route which runs on Franklin Street:

Three additional routes - the 106, 136, and 137 - run 2,000 feet (610 m) to the east on Main Street..


  1. ^ a b "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 
  2. ^ "Improved Accessibility At Rockport CR Station" (Press release). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 28 June 2006. Archived from the original on 19 August 2006. 

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