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Winchester Center Station Accessibility Improvements

A rendering shows what Winchester Station will look like after accessibility improvements, as viewed from the inbound side

Winchester Center Station—which hasn’t had a major update since the 1950s—is in various states of disrepair and does not meet current accessibility standards. We will give it a complete renovation that will include structural repairs to improve safety, accessibility, and station capacity. 

  • Design contract awarded: 2018
  • Construction start: Spring 2020
  • Projected completion: 2023
  • Status: 60% design

Building a Better T

As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

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Project Features

To bring Winchester Center Station up to date and make it accessible, we will install new high-level platforms that allow for easy boarding. The platforms will also accommodate longer, 9-car trains, which will increase station capacity. Additional updates include:

  • Reconstructing access ramps and adding new elevators for better accessibility
  • Upgrading canopies, signs, railings, and lighting for safety and security
  • Adding benches, bike racks, a public address system, and other amenities for comfort and convenience
  • Updating walkways, sidewalks, and parking lot areas

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Contact

For all queries and comments related to Winchester Station Accessibility Improvements, contact winchesterstation@mbta.com

Building a Better T

As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

Learn more