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Tysons Central 123 is a planned Washington Metromarker station in Fairfax Countymarker, Virginiamarker on the Silver Line. It is scheduled to begin operation in 2013. The station is planned as an aerial platform running along the north side of Chain Bridge Road () just west of its intersection with Tysons Boulevard. There has been some controversy about whether to build the rail through Tysons Corner below ground or on elevated tracks. No parking is planned for the station.

This will be the main station used by visitors to the Tysons Corner Centermarker and Tysons Galleriamarker shopping malls.

Project plans

Project highlights:
  • Average aerial track height: 35.7 feet
  • Above ground track: 3 miles
  • At grade track: 8.6 miles


Station facilities:
  • 2 station entrances (each side of Route 123)
  • Pedestrian bridge crossing Route 123
  • Bus dropoff/pickup


Platform height (approximate):
  • East/inbound end: 39 feet
  • West/outbound end: 20 feet
  • Average: 30 feet


Mezzanine height (approximate):
  • East/inbound end: 43 feet
  • West/outbound end: 40 feet
  • Average: 41 feet


Schedule: Trains are anticipated to run every seven minutes in the peak period (rush hours) and less frequently in the off-peak.

Phase 1

Scheduled to open: Phase 1 completion date is 2013.

References

  1. http://www.dullesmetro.com/stations/tyson_123.cfm



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