Rail

Greater Cleveland RTA unveils new Brookpark Station

Posted on August 24, 2017

GCRTA officials cut a ribbon to officially open the new Brookpark Rapid Station near Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Photo: Greater Cleveland RTA.
GCRTA officials cut a ribbon to officially open the new Brookpark Rapid Station near Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Photo: Greater Cleveland RTA.
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) celebrated the completed renovation of Brookpark Station on the Red Line with a ribbon cutting.

The $16.5 million project began in 2015 and involved a complex new structure, including a new tunnel under the existing RTA and freight railroad tracks that connects the east and west entrances.

The renovated station features expansive sidewalks and entrances, new landscaping, interior and exterior waiting areas, and new signage with real-time information on train arrivals. The station also has additional lightning, cameras, and security systems, as well as additional emergency call boxes in the station and parking lots.

Nichole Neal of the FTA office in Chicago speaks at the new Brookpark station. Photo: Greater Cleveland RTA.
Nichole Neal of the FTA office in Chicago speaks at the new Brookpark station. Photo: Greater Cleveland RTA.
RTA serves more than 750,000 customers each year at Brookpark. 200 trains each day arrive and depart from the station, and draw more customers from around the region than any other rail station, including Lorain and Medina counties.

As part of the renovation, RTA is currently resurfacing the west lot, and crews renovated the east lot prior to construction. In total, the Brookpark Station provides 1,300 parking spaces.

The Brookpark Station is the second last West Side stop on the Red Line, just before the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Station. It is located on the border of the City of Cleveland and the City of Brook Park.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

BART to launch ambassador program on trains for safety, security

Uniformed personnel will be equipped with radios to report safety and security concerns or biohazards.

WMATA's rail ridership up 20K trips on weekdays in 2019

The agency reports that customer-focused improvements implemented last year contributed to the increase in rail ridership.

Artist captures animal-human hybrids riding New York subway

LA-based artist brings animals to the subway in a playful way with his hyperrealistic paintings featuring humans with animal heads.

L.A. Metro clears 5 teams to develop high-speed, high-capacity transit line

The Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project will directly connect the San Fernando Valley and the Westside, and ultimately LAX.

BART approves $798M contract for new train control system

Replacing the current system, which is 47 years old, will allow more trains to run closer together and enhance Transbay capacity.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation