Montello station

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MONTELLO
Montello MBTA station, Brockton MA.jpg
An inbound train arrives at Montello station in 2013
Location 150 Spark Street
Brockton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°06′23″N 71°01′18″W / 42.1064°N 71.0217°W / 42.1064; -71.0217Coordinates: 42°06′23″N 71°01′18″W / 42.1064°N 71.0217°W / 42.1064; -71.0217
Owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Construction
Parking 425 spaces ($4.00 fee)
12 accessible spaces
Bicycle facilities 16 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 4
History
Opened September 29, 1997[1]
Closed June 30, 1959 (former station)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 655 (weekday inbound average)[2]
Services
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Middleborough/
Lakeville Line

Montello station is an MBTA Commuter Rail station in Brockton, Massachusetts. It serves the Middleborough/Lakeville Line. Located north of downtown Brockton, it has two full-length high-level platforms serving the line's two tracks, and is fully handicapped accessible.

History[edit]

1880s woodcutting of the former Montello station

The station opened on September 29, 1997 along with the rest of the Old Colony Lines service.[1] A New Haven Railroad station was located at Montello on the Middleborough Main Line until the Old Colony Division closed in 1959. It was renamed from Huntington Heights on January 15, 1885.[3]

Bus connections[edit]

The station is the terminus of one MBTA Bus route:

It is served by two Brockton Area Transit Authority routes on SPARK Street:

  • Route 10 Lisa & Howard Via N. Quincy & Court
  • Route 11 Cary Hill and the Village

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Belcher, Jonathan (December 30, 2016). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district 1964-2016" (PDF). NETransit. 
  2. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 
  3. ^ Jacobs, Warren (October 1928). "Dates of Some of the Principal Events in the History of 100 Years of the Railroad in New England. 1826-1926". The Railway and Locomotive Historical Society Bulletin. Railway & Locomotive Historical Society (17): 15–28. 

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