Oakland City station

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Oakland City
MARTA rapid transit station
MARTA Oakland City.jpg
Location 1400 Lee Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Coordinates 33°43′01″N 84°25′31″W / 33.716848°N 84.4252°W / 33.716848; -84.4252Coordinates: 33°43′01″N 84°25′31″W / 33.716848°N 84.4252°W / 33.716848; -84.4252
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Structure type Embankment
Parking 337 spaces; daily parking
Bicycle facilities 8 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code S3
Opened December 15, 1984
Passengers (2013) 4,432 (avg. weekday)[1]Increase 3%
Preceding station   MARTA   Following station
toward Airport
Red Line
Gold Line
toward Doraville

Oakland City is an embankment rail station in Atlanta, Georgia, serving the Red and Gold lines of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. Opened on December 15, 1984, it has one island platform between two tracks. Both sides of the station are accessed via a pedestrian underpass beneath adjacent roadways and, in the case of the east underpass, a freight railway. Though at-grade, the steep embankment on which this station is situated gives it the appearance of an elevated station. This station mainly serves the Oakland City, Sylvan Hills and Capitol View neighborhoods of Atlanta.

Bus service is provided at this station to Barge Road Park & Ride, South Fulton Medical Center, Sylvan Hills, and Greenbriar Mall.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Southbound Red Line, Gold Line toward Airport (Lakewood / Fort McPherson)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Gold Line toward Doraville (West End)
Red Line toward North Springs (West End)
G Street Level Entrance/Exit, fare barriers
L Lower level Passageway from street to platforms

Bus routes[edit]

The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:

  • Route 79 - Sylvan Hills
  • Route 83 - Campbellton / Greenbriar
  • Route 162 - Myrtle Drive / Alison Court.
  • Route 172 - Sylvan Road / Virginia Avenue


  1. ^ "2014 Transportation Fact Book" (PDF). Atlanta Regional Commission. Retrieved 9 January 2016. 

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