Wellington (MBTA station)

Infobox Station
name=Wellington
type=MBTA subway station


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address=Revere Beach Parkway (Route 16) & Corporation Way, between Routes 28 & 99
Medford, MA 02155
coordinates = coord|42.401907|-71.077096|display=inline,title
line=rail color box|system=MBTA|line=Orange
other=
platform=1 center island platform (All Traffic) and 1 side platform (Oak Grove Bound Only)
parking=1,316 spaces
bicycle=16 spaces
passengers=
pass_year=
pass_percent=
opened=September 6, 1975
rebuilt=
ADA=Yes
code=
owned=MBTA
zone=
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Wellington Station is a MBTA station on the Orange Line, located in Medford, Massachusetts, USA on the Revere Beach Parkway (a.k.a Route 16) slightly east of its intersection with Route 28.

While there are some restaurants and stores nearby, this station primary serves as a park and ride station and as a bus hub, with connections to several local bus routes. It features a large parking lot and a nearby parking garage connected to the station by an above-ground walkway, for a total of 1,316 spaces.

The Orange Line's main yard and shop is located here.

Renovations

During the year 2006, the station has seen some changes. The new fare collection systems were installed to support the new Charlie Ticket. Also, the former people mover connecting the main station lobby to the Station Landing parking garage was demolished and an above-ground walkway, named the SkyWalk, was opened in March, 2007. The reason for the MBTA's upgrade of the connector is due to the anticipated influx in traffic between the garage and station because of the new development at Station Landing which includes two six-story apartment buildings, a twelve-story condominium complex, a large office building, and retail and dining establishments including Starbucks, Walgreens, H&R Block, Not Your Average Joe's, T-Mobile retail outlet, and Boston Sports Club.

Bus Connections

Wellington Station is not easily accessible by foot, thus many people take buses or park at the station. The following buses provide service to Medford, Everett, Malden and other surrounding cities.

*90 Davis Square & Red Line - Wellington Station via Sullivan Square Station & Assembly Square Mall
*97 Wellington Station - Malden Center Station via Canal Street, Hancock Street & Everett
*99 Boston Regional Medical Center - Wellington Station via Main Street & Malden Center Station
*100 Elm Street - Wellington Station via Fellsway
*106 Franklin Square - Wellington Station via Lebanon Street, Linwood Ave, Melrose, Maplewood Square & Malden Center Station
*108 Linden Square - Wellington Station via Highland Ave & Malden Center Station
*110 Wonderland Station & Blue Line - Wellington Station via Park Ave, Everett & Woodlawan.
*112 Wood Island Station & Blue Line - Wellington Station Mystic Mall & Chelsea
*134 North Woburn - Wellington Station via Woburn Square, Medford Square, & Meadow Glen Mall

Accessibility

This station is wheelchair accessible.

External links

* [http://www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/subway/lines/stations/?stopId=15231 The MBTA's official page for this station]
* [http://world.nycsubway.org/us/boston/orange/mbta-orange-wellington.html Photos of this station from world.nycsubway.org]


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