MLK marta station at a glance

The Martin Luther King marta station is the seventh stop coming from the eastbound direction and the fifth stop coming from the westbound direction.  Once one enters the train station, it should be noted that a restroom will not be available to passengers as they wait for there train.  There are eight gray colored cement benches, four being allocated to east side and the other four being on the west side. There are cream colored walls that are evenly spaced on each side that let’s in a little bit of light during daytime hours. Attached to these walls are silver rails that may be used for for balance purposes. Also placed along the cream walls are advertisement boards that vary on what they showcase. The majority of them do advertise entertainment, education opportunities, and healthcare.

If you look up, you will see that there are light fixtures to help illuminate the station at night. You will also notice that a few of them are missing the protective glass in front of the bulb due to unknown reasons. Along with the lights hanging from the ceiling are four security cameras, two for each side. The station has a pair of elevators and escalators on  each side. It also comes equipped with stairs on each side just in case both of those happen to go out of order at any time.  There are trash cans placed near each escalator and elevator lined with clear plastic bags. In case of emergencies, there are two fire extinguishers and two police telephones on each side located a few yards away from the elevators. The train runs on two parallel rails. One is for directional aid and the other is the electricity that helps power the train. The train schedule spaces out each train by eleven minutes for westbound and eastbound trains and barring an anomaly is going to be right on time. The human traffic between the hours of nine and 11 are low. Many of the people are usually boarding  the train and there is one marta officer patrolling the premises.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *