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Station statistics
Address 252 Bridge Street
Salem, MA 01970-3980
Coordinates 42°31′30″N 70°53′45″W / 42.5250°N 70.8959°W / 42.5250; -70.8959Coordinates: 42°31′30″N 70°53′45″W / 42.5250°N 70.8959°W / 42.5250; -70.8959
Lines      Newburyport/Rockport Line
Connections MBTA Bus
Platforms 1 platform
Tracks 1 track
Parking 340 spaces, $4.00 each
Bicycle facilities 5 spaces
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by MBTA
Fare zone 3
Preceding station   MBTA.svg MBTA   Following station
Newburyport/Rockport Line

Salem is a passenger rail station on MBTA Commuter Rail's Newburyport/Rockport Line located in Salem, Massachusetts.[1] Salem station is located at 252 Bridge Street, near the intersection of Massachusetts Route 107 and Route 114. In MBTA Commuter Rail's zone-based fare system, Salem is located in Zone 3.

Salem station consists of one platform which serves a single track. A staircase provides access to the platform from Route 107. Immediately south of Salem, the train tracks enter the Salem Tunnel, which carries trains underneath Washington Street in Salem. Salem has a park and ride lot with 340 spaces at $4.00 each as well as 7 bicycle spaces. Tickets for Salem may be purchased at Red Lion Smoke Shop at 94 Washington Street; unlike other MBTA stations with nearby ticket sales locations, there is no surcharge for tickets purchased on the train at Salem.

Future parking expansion

The 350-space parking garage is expected to be expanded to 750 spaces by 2011, in a project funded in part by the Federal Transit Administration ($3.8M), the Massachusetts Department of Capital Asset Management ($3M to reserve 150 spaces for the Essex County Courthouse, and unspecified amounts from the City of Salem, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the MBTA (total project cost: $45M).[2]


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