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New Carrollton station

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New Carrollton station is a joint Washington Metro, MARC, and Amtrak station just outside the city limits of New Carrollton, Prince George's County, Maryland located at the eastern end of the Metro's Orange Line. The station will also serve as the eastern terminus of the Purple Line, currently under construction, and is adjacent to the Capital Beltway.

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New Carrollton
WMATA_Orange.svg MARC_train.svg Amtrak
A Metro train at New Carrollton station in May 2010
General information
Location4300-4700 Garden City Drive
New Carrollton, Maryland
United States
Coordinates38.9480°N 76.8719°W / 38.9480; -76.8719
Owned byWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Amtrak
Line(s)Amtrak Northeast Corridor
Platforms2 island platforms (1 for each service)
Tracks2 (Washington Metro)
3 (Amtrak/MARC)
Parking3,519 spaces
Bicycle facilities18 racks, 16 lockers
Other information
Station codeAmtrak: NCR
Metro: D13
OpenedNovember 20, 1978 (1978-11-20) (Metro)
October 30, 1983 (1983-10-30) (Amtrak and Conrail)
20221,100 daily[2] (Metro)
Rank70th (Metro)
FY 2022169,699 annually[3] (Amtrak)
Preceding station BSicon_LOGO_Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Washington, D.C. Northeast Regional BWI Airport
Washington, D.C.
One-way operation
Palmetto BWI Airport
toward New York
Washington, D.C.
Vermonter BWI Airport
toward St. Albans
     Acela does not stop here
     Cardinal does not stop here
     Carolinian does not stop here
     Crescent does not stop here
     Silver Meteor does not stop here
     Silver Star does not stop here
Preceding station MARC_train.svg MARC Following station
Union Station
Penn Line Seabrook
towards Perryville
Preceding station WMATA_Metro_Logo_small.svg Washington Metro Following station
toward Vienna
Orange Line Terminus
Future services
Preceding station Maryland Transit Administration Following station
toward Bethesda
Purple Line Terminus

Beneath the Metro station platform, a waiting room serves Amtrak's Northeast Regional, Vermonter, and Palmetto trains, as well as MARC's Penn Line trains. The New Carrollton Rail Yard is nearby.

Greyhound, a nationwide intercity bus company, also stops at the station on routes serving Richmond, Washington, Philadelphia, New York City, Pittsburgh, and points beyond.[4]