Whitman (MBTA station)

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Inbound train, Whitman MBTA station, Whitman MA.jpg
An inbound train at Whitman station
Location 383 South Avenue MA Route 27.svg
Whitman, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°04′57″N 70°55′24″W / 42.0826°N 70.9234°W / 42.0826; -70.9234Coordinates: 42°04′57″N 70°55′24″W / 42.0826°N 70.9234°W / 42.0826; -70.9234
Owned by Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking 208 spaces ($4.00 fee)
7 accessible spaces
Bicycle facilities 8 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone 5
Opened 1845
September 29, 1997
Closed June 30, 1959
Previous names South Abington (until May 10, 1886)[1]
Passengers (2013) 563 (weekday inbound average)[2]
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Kingston/Plymouth Line
toward Kingston or Plymouth

Whitman is a passenger rail station on the MBTA Commuter Rail Plymouth/Kingston Line, located off South Avenue (MA 27) in Whitman, Massachusetts. Parking is available on the south side of South Avenue on both sides of the tracks.

The station opened along with the rest of the Old Colony Lines on September 26, 1997.[3]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014. 
  3. ^ Belcher, Jonathan (12 November 2012). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 

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