West Hyattsville station

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West Hyattsville
WMATA Metro Logo.svg WMATA Green.svg rapid transit station
WMATA West Hyattsville station.jpg
Location 2700 Hamilton Street
Hyattsville, MD 20782
Owned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Line(s) WMATA Green.svg
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport Metrobus: F1, F2, F6, F8, R4
Bus transport TheBus: 12, 13
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking 453 spaces
Bicycle facilities 50 racks, 36 lockers
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code E07
History
Opened December 11, 1993; 24 years ago (December 11, 1993)
Traffic
Passengers (2016) 3,455 daily [1]Decrease 10.1%
Services
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro   Following station
Green Line
toward Greenbelt

West Hyattsville is a Washington Metro station in Hyattsville, Maryland on the Green Line. It is the first station in Maryland going northeast on the Green Line.

The station is in Hyattsville, Maryland. It is located at 2700 Hamilton Street, near the west side of Ager Road and the north side of Queens Chapel Road. Service began on December 11, 1993.

The station used to be served by the University of Maryland Shuttle Bus until 2007.

West Hyattsville is one of only two stations that are elevated with side platforms. Eisenhower Avenue on the Yellow Line is the other. Arlington Cemetery on the Blue Line, Cheverly on the Orange Line, and Prince George's Plaza on the Green Line also contain side platforms, though these stations are at ground level.

West Hyattsville served 1.246 million riders annually as of 2006.[2]

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound WMATA Green.svg toward Branch Avenue (Fort Totten)
Northbound WMATA Green.svg toward Greenbelt (Prince George's Plaza)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent
G Street level Exit/entrance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). WMATA. Retrieved April 26, 2017.
  2. ^ State of Maryland-2006 bond bill fact sheet State of Mayland Retrieved December 15, 2007

External links[edit]

Media related to West Hyatsville (WMATA station) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 38°57′18″N 76°58′10″W / 38.955031°N 76.969522°W / 38.955031; -76.969522