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Fitchburg (MBTA station)


Fitchburg (MBTA station)

Fitchburg Station platform looking inbound
Station statistics
Address 100 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA

42°34′51″N 71°47′33″W / 42.5808°N 71.7926°W / 42.5808; -71.7926Coordinates: 42°34′51″N 71°47′33″W / 42.5808°N 71.7926°W / 42.5808; -71.7926

Connections Montachusett Regional Transit Authority
Wachusett Mountain Shuttle Bus (Winter only)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 3
Parking 400 spaces ($3.00/day or $50.00/month)
Bicycle facilities 20
Other information
Fare zone 8
Passengers (2009)462 (weekday inbound average)[1] Increase 5%

Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Terminus Fitchburg Line
Beginning 2014

Fitchburg is the terminal passenger rail station on the MBTA Commuter Rail Fitchburg Line, located at 100 Main Street in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, adjacent to the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority's Intermodal Center with its 400-space parking garage. At 49.6 miles from North Station, Fitchburg is the outermost MBTA station in Massachusetts; only Wickford Junction and T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island are further afield.[1]


After having closed in 1965 due to lapsed subsidies, Fitchburg reopened in 1980 as part of an extension of the line from South Acton to Gardner.[2] Fitchburg has been the outer terminus of Fitchburg Line service since Gardner closed in 1987, but Wachusett will become the new terminus when it opens in 2014. The still-extant 1980 station - a short stretch of bare asphalt - was replaced by the modern handicapped-accessible station around 2002.

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External links

  • Fitchburg station official website
  • Schedule
  • Station from Google Maps Street View

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