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North Station, for Commuter Rail trains north and west, and Amtrak's "Downeaster," 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 Portland 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 visible—and pretty ugly. 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 Concord, Acton and Fitchburg; and to Salem, Gloucester, Rockport, Newburyport and other points on the North Shore.

—by Tom Brosnahan

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TD Banknorth Garden, Boston MA

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

Below, there actually is a train station in there.

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