|The platform at Tappan Street.|
|The "plaza" at Dean Road.|
|Englewood Avenue's platform.|
|Lots o' great train pictures along this section!|
|Some close headways..|
|A meet at Englewood Avenue.|
Ridership: All three stations get pretty low ridership: Tappan Street gets 674 riders per weekday, Dean Road gets 398, and Englewood Ave gets 555. These are pretty local areas, after all.
Pros: Well, it can definitely be said that the stations are very pretty, thanks to the ever-beautiful C Line right-of-way.
Cons: But yeah, these stations have all the same problems as Hawes, Kent, and Saint Paul Streets. Why are the shelters on the outbound side? Why are the platforms so decrepit? These questions and more shall never be answered...
Nearby and Noteworthy: Tappan Street has a very charming business block alongside it, but the rest of Beacon Street is mostly apartments until Cleveland Circle.
Final Verdict: 5/10
I mean, these three stations are almost exactly the same as Hawes, Kent, and Saint Paul Streets, so of course they're going to get the same score. I'm just worried about the B Line, where almost all of the stops are the same - and that right-of-way isn't even pretty! But the B is for another day.
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