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Tufts Medical Center station

Underground rapid transit station in Boston, Massachusetts

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Tufts Medical Center
Tufts Medical Center platforms.JPG
Tufts Medical Center station viewed from the mezzanine
Location750 Washington Street
Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°20′55″N 71°03′52″W / 42.3486°N 71.0645°W / 42.3486; -71.0645Coordinates: 42°20′55″N 71°03′52″W / 42.3486°N 71.0645°W / 42.3486; -71.0645
Owned byMassachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Line(s)South Cove Tunnel
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus transport MBTA bus: 11, 43, 191
Construction
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedMay 4, 1987 (Orange Line)
July 30, 2002 (Silver Line)[1]
Previous namesNew England Medical Center (1987-2010)
Traffic
Passengers (2013)6,106 (average weekday boardings)[2]
Services
Preceding station MBTA.svg MBTA Following station
Back Bay Orange Line Chinatown
toward Oak Grove
Herald Street
toward Nubian
Silver Line Chinatown
South Station
One-way operation
Silver Line Chinatown
Boylston
One-way operation

Tufts Medical Center is a transit station in Boston, Massachusetts. It serves the MBTA Orange Line subway and Silver Line bus rapid transit lines. It is named for the Tufts Medical Center and is built under a wing of the facility that crosses over Washington Street in downtown Boston between Kneeland Street in Chinatown and the Massachusetts Turnpike.

The underground Orange Line station consists of two side platforms serving the line's two tracks, while Silver Line buses stop along the sidewalks on the surface next to the station entrance on Washington Street. A secondary entrance is available on Tremont Street one block to the west. Like all Orange Line stations, Tufts Medical Center is accessible.

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference netransit was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ "Ridership and Service Statistics" (PDF) (14th ed.). Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. 2014.

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