Reisterstown Plaza (Baltimore Metro Subway station)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Reisterstown Plaza
MTA Maryland Reisterstown Plaza Station Winter 2010.jpg
View of Reisterstown Plaza Station from the connecting bus platform
Location 6301 Wabash Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, 21215
Owned by Maryland Transit Administration
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking 700 spaces
Opened November 21, 1983
Preceding station   MTA Maryland   Following station
Metro Subway
toward Owings Mills

The Reisterstown Plaza Metro Subway Station is one of 14 stops along the Baltimore Metro Subway line, located in Baltimore, Maryland, near the intersection of Patterson, and Wabash Avenues. It is the fourth most northern and western station on the line, with approximately 700 parking spaces.[1] It is within a close distance to the Reisterstown Road Plaza, for which it is named. It is also near the northwest division of the Maryland Transit Administration, where buses are stored.

Four buses currently serve this station:

Prior to 1987, when the Metro was extended to Owings Mills, the Reisterstown Plaza station was the final stop on the line in the northwestern direction.

In 1993, the Reisterstown Plaza station started to close early at 8 PM in order to save costs, and buses were extended to the Rogers Avenue station at the time. Within a few years, this early closure was abolished, and the station started to remain open until midnight again.


Westbound toward Owings Mills. Next stop: Milford Mill
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound toward Johns Hopkins Hospital. Next stop: Rogers Avenue


External links[edit]

Subway train at Reisterstown Plaza, heading for Owings Mills

Coordinates: 39°21′14″N 76°42′19″W / 39.3540°N 76.7054°W / 39.3540; -76.7054