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Carson station (Charlotte)

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Line(s)  Lynx Blue Line
Bicycle facilities  Racks available
Connection  South Boulevard
Tracks  2
Structure type  At-grade
Opened  24 November 2007
Platforms in use  2
Carson station (Charlotte)
Location  218 East Carson Boulevard Charlotte, NC 28203
Owned by  Charlotte Area Transit Systems
Connections  CATS Route #12, South Boulevard
Address  Charlotte, NC 28203, United States
Owner  Charlotte Area Transit System
Similar  3rd Street, East/West Boulevard station, Stonewall, Bland Street, 7th Street

Carson is a light rail station for the LYNX Blue Line just south of Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The station officially opened for service on Saturday, November 24, 2007, and as part of its opening celebration fares were not collected. Regular service with fare collection commenced on Monday, November 26, 2007.

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The station is located on Carson Boulevard one block to the west of South Boulevard. It has side platforms, which sit on either side of the tracks.

Notable places nearby

  • Historic South End entertainment district
  • Bank of America Stadium
  • Public art

    As part of the CATS Art in Transit program, Carson features several pieces intended to provide a better overall aesthetic for the station. The works include bas-reliefs entitled Hornbeam by Alice Adams, drinking fountain basins designed to look like dogwoods, the North Carolina state flower, by Nancy Blum, gold nugget motifs on both the pavers and shelters by Leticia Huerta to pay homage to the North Carolina gold rush of the mid-19th century and track fencing featuring magnolia leaves by Shaun Cassidy.

    References

    Carson station (Charlotte) Wikipedia


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