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Crystal City station (Washington Metro)

Washington Metro station in Arlington, VA on the Blue and Yellow lines

Crystal City
WMATA Metro Logo.svg WMATA Blue.svg WMATA Yellow.svg rapid transit station
Crystal City.jpg
Location1750 South Clark Street, Arlington, Virginia
Coordinates38°51′28″N 77°03′03″W / 38.857856°N 77.050874°W / 38.857856; -77.050874Coordinates: 38°51′28″N 77°03′03″W / 38.857856°N 77.050874°W / 38.857856; -77.050874
Owned byWMATA
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsMainline rail interchange VRE (at Crystal City station)
Bus transport Arlington Transit: 43
Bus transport Fairfax Connector: 599
Bus transport Metrobus: 10N, 23A, 23B
Bus transport Metroway
Bus transport PRTC OmniRide
Bus transportLoudoun County Transit
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Bicycle facilities10 racks
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeC09
History
OpenedJuly 1, 1977; 43 years ago (July 1, 1977)
Traffic
Passengers (2016)11,179 daily [1]Decrease 6.9% (Metro)
Services
Preceding station WMATA Metro Logo.svg Washington Metro Following station
National Airport Blue Line Pentagon City
National Airport
toward Huntington
Yellow Line Pentagon City
toward Greenbelt
Preceding station Metroway Following station
18th & Crystal
One-way operation
Potomac Yard Pentagon City
Terminus
23rd & Clark

Crystal City is a side platformed Washington Metro station in the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, United States. The station was opened on July 1, 1977, and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Providing service for both the Blue and Yellow Lines, the station is located on 18th Street in between the Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway and South Bell Street. The station is also accessible from the underground network of shopping centers and restaurants extending beneath Crystal City.

This is the final indoor transfer point between the Blue and Yellow lines in the southbound direction. In inclement weather, commuters may prefer to transfer at Crystal City rather than at King Street–Old Town, which is outdoors.

The station is also served by the Metroway bus rapid transit line. Some Metroway buses terminate here rather than at Pentagon City station.

  1. ^ "Metrorail Average Weekday Passenger Boardings" (PDF). WMATA. Retrieved April 26, 2017.

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