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Quincy Center is located as the name implies in the downtown of Quincy. The stop (with North Quincy to a lesser extent) actually provides foot traffic to the line. It though still has 872 is a brutalist style parking garage that covers the entire platform of the line that is in a bit of an open-cut. The stop has a single island platform for the red line and a seperate one for the commuter rail line's single track here. Accesss to the subway platforms is via a single staircase/up escalator and elevator that leads to a small mezzanine area where the faregates are. From here there are two exits. Staircases lead up to Burgin Parkway to the west, to the east staircases lead down to the station's bus loop where there are a few shops including Ducken Donuts. An odd feature is that for elevator access from Burgin Parkway passengers must use the parking garage elevator. A seperate little passageway from the entrance area leads to a staircase and elevator down to the southern end of the commuter rail platform.
All photos taken on 28 June, 2011

The access to the station's exit
A plaque for Quincy Center's opening on September 1, 1971
Passengers on the west side of the station needing the elevator must enter through the parking garage
The staircase into the station from Burgin Parkway
The busway/car drop-off side
Main entrance doors from the busway/drop-off area to staircases up to the station lobby
The access to the commuter rail platforms on the northern side of the station. Notice the hill in the background the station is built into is clearly visible
An exposed portion of the Commuter Rail platform that is longer than the subway one
Looking across to the end of the subway platform
On the commuter rail platform
Looking down the subway platform
A Red Line train north of the station
F40PH-2C #1069 pushing an inbound train from the Commuter Rail platform longer than the subway platform
F40PH-2C #1069 continues leaving
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