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North Station, for Commuter Rail trains north and west, and Amtrak's "Downeaster" train to New Hampshire and Maine, is on the subway's Green Line at the TD Garden.



North Station, near Boston's North End and Haymarket Square (map), is the terminus for MBTA Commuter Rail trains going north and west of Boston.

North Station is also the terminus for Amtrak's daily Downeaster train to the New Hampshire seacoast, and Portland and Brunswick ME. More...

The station is not visible from the street, but the TD Garden (formerly TD Bank Garden, TD Banknorth Garden, Fleet Center, Boston Garden, etc.), a large sports and show hall, is readily visible, though not a pleasure to look at. More...

The station entrances are on the sides of the "garden" ( The MBTA subway Green Line station is on the northeast side of the TD Garden.

North Station, Boston MA
Train tracks in North Station...

Commuter Rail trains go to towns west of Boston such as Cambridge, Belmont, Waltham, Concord, Acton and Fitchburg; and to Salem, Gloucester, Rockport, Ipswich, Newburyport and other points on the North Shore.

You can walk to North Station from Beacon Hill, Government Center, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and the North End; or take the MBTA Green Line or Orange Line subway to the North Station stop.

—by Tom Brosnahan

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TD Banknorth Garden, Boston MA

Above, TD Garden: big and ugly but useful, though having nothing to do with a "garden." North Station is beneath and behind it.

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