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Elevator & Escalator Advisories

King Memorial – Elevator #2 (Westbound)
 
If you are unable to use the stairs or escalator, please use this alternate route:

Arriving on a Westbound train (H.E. Holmes):
Remain on the train past the King Memorial Station to the next Westbound Station (Georgia State), then transfer to an Eastbound train back to King Memorial Station

Arriving by bus/mobility/car/other and wanting to travel westbound and needing elevator service:
Take an Eastbound (Indian Creek) train either one stop to the Inman Park Station or two stops to Edgewood/Candler Park which has a center platform, and transfer to a Westbound train to continue your journey


Ashby – Elevator #1 (Eastbound)  

ARRIVING ON THE TRAIN GOING WEST:
Remain on the train past Ashby and exit at West Lake Station, then ask the Station Agent there to request a shuttle van to take you to Ashby Station. 

ARRIVING ON A TRAIN GOING EAST:
Remain on the train past Ashby Station and exit at Vine City Station, then ask the Station Agent there to request a shuttle van to take you to Ashby Station. 

ARRIVING AT ASHBY STATION BY MOBILITY/ CAR/OTHER AND WANTING TO TAKE THE TRAIN:
Request that you be dropped off at the West Lake (westbound) or Vine City (eastbound) Station, instead of Ashby. 

ARRIVING BY BUS AND WANTING TO TAKE THE TRAIN:
Ask the Station Agent at Ashby Station to call a shuttle to take you to Vine City or West Lake Stations to access the train. 

ALTERNATES FOR ARRIVING BY BUS:
Starting April 14, route 1/Marietta Boulevard /Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard – take the bus to West End Station instead of Ashby.

Route 3/Martin Luther King Jr. Drive/Auburn Avenue -- provides local service in the area around Ashby Station. Access this route from H.E. Holmes or Five Points Station.

Route 68/Benjamin E. Mays Drive – take the bus to H.E. Holmes or West End Station instead of Ashby.

LAKEWOOD – ELEVATOR #2  
WILL BE OUT OF SERVICE STARTING  JULY 11th  FOR APPROXIMATELY  8 - 10 WEEKS

If you are unable to use the stairs or escalator, please use the following alternatives: 

ARRIVING ON THE TRAIN GOING SOUTH:
Remain on the train past the Lakewood/Ft. McPherson Station and exit at the East Point Station, then ask the MARTA Station Agent there to request a shuttle van to take you to the Lakewood/Ft. McPherson Station.

ARRIVING ON THE TRAIN GOING NORTH:
Exit at East Point Station, then ask the Station Agent to request a shuttle van to take you to the Lakewood/ Ft. McPherson Station. 

ARRIVING AT LAKEWOOD/FT. MCPHERSON BY MOBILITY/CAR/ORTHER AND WANTING TO TAKE THE TRAIN:
Request that you be dropped off at Oakland City (northbound) or East Point (southbound) instead of Lakewood/Ft. McPherson Station. 

ARRIVING BY BUS:
Ask the Station Agent to call a shuttle to take you to East Point or Oakland City Station instead. 

ALTERNATIVES FOR ARRIVING BY BUS:
Route 42/Pryor Road – take the bus to Five Points Station instead.

Route 295/Metropolitan Campus Express – take the bus to Oakland City Station instead.

Here are all of the units that’s Out-Of-Service for the Elevator/Escalator Modernization Program:

 

Station Equipment Unit number Location Direction
Five Points Escalator 31 W Concourse Down
Five Points Escalator 28 EB Concourse Platform Up
Five Points Escalator 19 WB Concourse Platform Up
East Points (S5) Escalator 1 Concourse Platform Up
College Park (S6)  Elevator 1 Concourse To Plaza N/A
King Memorial (E2) Elevator 2 WB Concourse  N/A
Ashby (W3) Elevator 1 Concourse To Plaza N/A



Updated:  7/6/2018

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