Wonderland

Ranked #94 on the list Best Transit Stop of All Time

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Based on 4 votes

About Wonderland

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  • Terminus For Lines: Blue Line

Wonderland is a rapid transit station on MBTA's rapid transit Blue Line, located adjacent to Revere Beach in Revere, Massachusetts. It currently serves as the northern terminus of the line, as well as a major bus transfer station for the North Shore area. The station is fully handicapped accessible. The station plays a role in the 1998 film Next Stop Wonderland as the eponymous destination of the main characters. The Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad opened from East Boston to Lynn on July 29, 1875. The line ran directly adjacent to Revere Beach on the alignment of the modern Revere Beach Boulevard. The Eastern Railroad opened its Chelsea Beach Branch in 1881 along the modern Blue Line corridor. Neither line had a stop near the modern station location. The Chelsea Beach Branch, which operated only during the summer, ended operations in 1891, although the rails remained in place until the 1920s. Between 1896 and 1900, the BRB&L was moved inland onto the modern right-of-way next to the Chelsea Beach Branch. A new station, Bath House, was eventually built across from the Revere Beach bath House, just north of the modern station site. By 1928 the line was electrified, with pre-pay

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