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Amtrak waiting area at Rte 128 station.

Route 128 Station, located at Exit 13 off Interstate 95 or (I-95) is an interstate highway that runs 1907 miles (3070 kilometers) north and south along the eastern United States coast. The southernmost point is in the city of Miami, Florida; the northern terminus is at the Canadian border at Houlton, Maine and it continues as New... Interstate 95 (known locally as Route 128 is a ring highway with Boston at its center and surrounded by the concentric Interstate 495. It runs concurrently with Interstate 95 from Canton to Peabody, and when I-95 continues north from Peabody, 128 runs east from Peabody to Gloucester. Until 1997, it also ran concurrently with... Route 128), in Westwood is a town located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 14,117. Contents // 1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 External links History Westwood was first settled in 1640 and was part of the town of Dedham (it was... Westwood, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston redirects here. For other uses, see Boston is the name of some places: Boston, England, the namesake to which other Bostons owe their name Boston, Georgia, United States of America Boston, Indiana, United States of America Boston, Kentucky, United States of America Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Boston... Boston. A new, completely rebuilt station opened in This page is about the year 2000. See Note: This is an article about the British comic book 2000 AD, rather than the year 2000 2000 AD logo 2000 AD is a weekly British science fiction oriented comic. The publication, which serialises a number of separate stories each prog (see... 2000. Its facilities include:

  • a stop on For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). Amtrak is the name of an intercity passenger train system created on May 1, 1971 in the United States. Amtrak is an independent for-profit corporation, but its board is entirely controlled by the United States government through presidential appointment and Senate confirmation. Some... Amtrak's For the agglomeration of metropolitan areas, see article on BosWash megalopolis The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is an electrified railway line with overhead wires running from Washington, DC to Boston, Massachusetts, passing through Baltimore, Maryland, Wilmington, Delaware, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York, New York, New Haven, Connecticut and Providence, Rhode Island. Currently... Northeast Corridor service to New York, New York redirects here. For alternate meanings, see New York, New York (disambiguation). Midtown Manhattan, 2003. New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the largest city in the United States, and the worlds most important center for global finance and communications. The city... New York City and Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United States of America. Washington, D.C. is part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, which also includes... Washington, D.C., including all There was previously an image in this space. It was removed due to a lack of a free license. The image is pending deletion, and this notice will be removed once the image is deleted. You can still view the image, which was called Acela.jpg. The caption displayed for... Acela Express high speed trains.
  • a stop on the The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a quasi-governmental organization formed in 1964 that controls the subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry systems in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Originally it was called the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or the MTA, as immortalized in the popular folk-protest lament The MTA... Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Attleboro/Providence MBTA Commuter Rail Lines The MBTA Commuter Rail is the regional rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The lines characteristic purple-trimmed coaches run as far south as Providence, Rhode Island and as far north as Newburyport. The trains have two terminal stops in Boston, South Station... commuter rail line, with inbound service to Back Bay Station, located at 145 Dartmouth Street, between Stuart Street and Columbus Avenue, in Back Bay, Boston, is an important transportation center. Its facilities include: a station stop on Amtraks Northeast Corridor train service, including Acela high-speed trains. There is also a daily Amtrak overnight train (Lake... Back Bay and South Station front entrance. Boston South Station Address 2 South Station Boston, Massachusetts Amtrak lines Acela Express - Lake Shore Limited - Regional Other service MBTA Red Line/Silver Line, bus routes and commuter rail Owned by MBTA Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map... South Station in Boston.
  • multi-level parking garage, bicycle racks, staffed ticket windows, small concession and vending area, restrooms, enclosed well-lit waiting area, direct phone lines to nearby car rental companies

Notably, no The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is a quasi-governmental organization formed in 1964 that controls the subway, bus, commuter rail, and ferry systems in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Originally it was called the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or the MTA, as immortalized in the popular folk-protest lament The MTA... MBTA bus routes stop at the station. It is mainly intended as a highway-to-rail Intermodal is a term that refers to more than one mode of transport. For example, a station which provides transfers between buses and trains could be described as intermodal. The term is most commonly used to describe the transportation of freight in a container or vehicle, using multiple modes of... intermodal facility.


There are separate automobile entrances and levels for Amtrak (overnight) and commuter rail (day only) parking. The former is more expensive ($15 per day vs. $5 per day as of -1... 2004). FastLane is a Massachusetts brand of E-ZPass, an electronic toll collection system. Fastlane is an action television series that was broadcast on the Fox Network from 2002 to 2003. The show featured Bill Bellamy as Deaqon Hayes, Peter Facinelli as Van Ray, and Tiffani-Amber Thiessen as Wilhemina Billie... FastLane transponders are accepted for payment.


Blue Hill Drive/Green Lodge Street, the original alignment of the Circumferential Highway ( Route 128 is a ring highway with Boston at its center and surrounded by the concentric Interstate 495. It runs concurrently with Interstate 95 from Canton to Peabody, and when I-95 continues north from Peabody, 128 runs east from Peabody to Gloucester. Until 1997, it also ran concurrently with... Route 128), used to pass over the railroad where the platforms now are. With the building of the new alignment of 128, the old road was little-traveled, and the bridge was removed. The abutments are still visible on each side.


Attractions

  • immediately off I-95/I-93/Route 128
  • Westwood Industrial Park
  • 5 mile via car or taxi to Norwood Airport, a General aviation (GA) encompasses all aviation other than scheduled airline flights and military aviation. It includes everything from a privately-owned light single-engine aircraft to business jets, news gathering, police, pipeline patrol, emergency medical flights, crop-dusting, rotocraft, sport ballooning and many other aerial activities. A general aviation scene... general aviation facility

Accessibility

  • Route 128 Station is wheelchair accessible and has full length high level platforms. (There is a section of low level platform left over from the earlier station, but it is not normally used.)
  • Other Amtrak stations on the Northeast Corridor are generally accessible. Most have high-level platforms.
  • Only selected MBTA commuter rail stations have wheelchair access and most of those have short elevated platforms that only serve one or two cars. See Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority accessibility As is true for most mass transit systems, much of the Boston subway and commuter rail lines were built before wheelchair access was a requirement. Fortunately, the Boston system underwent significant expansion in the 1980s and 1990s and all the new facilities are accessible. The... MBTA accessibility.

 
 

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