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Shady Grove
Shady grove.jpg
Patrons leave Red Line trains at night.
Station statistics
Address 15903 Somerville Drive
Derwood, MD 20855
Coordinates 39°7′11.9″N 77°9′53.1″W / 39.119972°N 77.16475°W / 39.119972; -77.16475Coordinates: 39°7′11.9″N 77°9′53.1″W / 39.119972°N 77.16475°W / 39.119972; -77.16475
Lines      Red Line
Connections Metrobus
MTA Route 991
Ride On
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Parking 5,467 spaces
Bicycle facilities 32 racks, 60 lockers
Other information
Opened July 25, 1984
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Code A15
Owned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 5.071 million 4%
Services
Preceding station   WMATA Metro Logo small.svg Washington Metro   Following station
Terminus Red Line
toward Glenmont

Shady Grove is a Washington Metro station in Montgomery County on the Red Line, located in Derwood, Maryland. It is the northwestern terminus of the Red Line.

Shady Grove serves the cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg, Maryland, as well as northwest Montgomery County, Frederick County, and points north. It is located at Redland Road near Maryland Route 355 (Frederick Road), at the end of Interstate 370. Service began on July 25, 1984. The Shady Grove Yard is located to the north of the station. Ride On and Metrobus both serve this station.

This station was the site of the Washington Metro's second fatal accident, which occurred in 1996. One person was killed.

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