Southington (RTA Green Line Rapid Transit station)
|light rail station|
Southington Station from the westbound platform
|Location||14900 Shaker Boulevard
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
|Owned by||Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority|
|Line(s)||RTA Rapid Transit|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||December 17, 1913|
|Rebuilt||October 11, 1980|
The station has the same name as Southington station on the Blue Line. The Blue Line station is located 0.6 miles south-southwest on Van Aken Boulevard.
The station comprises two side platforms, the westbound platform east of the intersection, and the eastbound platform west of the intersection, with a small shelter on the westbound platform.
- Boulevard Elementary School
The station opened on December 17, 1913 with the initiation of rail service on what is now Shaker Boulevard from Coventry Road to Fontenay Road. The line was built by Cleveland Interurban Railroad and initially operated by the Cleveland Railway.
In 1980 and 1981, the Green and Blue Lines were completely renovated with new track, ballast, poles and wiring, and new stations were built along the line. The renovated line along Shaker Boulevard opened on October 11, 1980.