EVMC/Fort Norfolk station

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EVMC/Fort Norfolk is a Tide Light Rail station in Norfolk, Virginia. It opened in 2011 and is the western terminus of the line. It is situated at the intersection of Brambleton and Colley Avenues, just west of downtown and south of the historic Ghent district.[1]

EVMC/Fort Norfolk
The Tide light rail station
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LocationBrambleton Avenue at Colley Avenue
Norfolk, VA
Coordinates36°51′32″N 76°18′13″W / 36.8588°N 76.3036°W / 36.8588; -76.3036Coordinates: 36°51′32″N 76°18′13″W / 36.8588°N 76.3036°W / 36.8588; -76.3036
Owned byHampton Roads Transit
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
ConnectionsLocal Transit Hampton Roads Transit Routes 2 and 23
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Bicycle facilitiesRacks available
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedAugust 19, 2011
Services
Preceding station   Hampton Roads Transit   Following station
TerminusThe Tide
toward Newtown Road

The station serves Eastern Virginia Medical Center, consisting of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, Eastern Virginia Medical School, the Norfolk Ronald McDonald House, Norfolk Public Health Center and American Red Cross Center, which combined have almost 20,000 employees.[1] This stop also serves Fort Norfolk and the international headquarters for PETA.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "EVMC / Fort Norfolk station". Hampton Roads Transit. Retrieved 2011-07-24.

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