FANDOM


Wikipedia logo This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Farragut North (Washington Metro). The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Metro Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).

Farragut North is a Washington Metro station in Washington, D.C., on the Red Line.

Farragut North serves downtown Washington and is located just north of Farragut Square. It lies at the heart of the business district on Connecticut Avenue, with two entrances at L Street and one at K Street. Adjacent to the L Street entrance is a food court which has its own stairway to the surface. This is the busiest station in the system in terms of fares.[1] It is also one of the most shallow, with a lower-than-usual ceiling. The low, flat ceiling at the west end was built to accommodate a proposed freeway ramp to Interstate 66, which was never built. Service began on March 27, 1976.

As part of the long-term capital improvement plan dated September 12, 2002, Metro has proposed building an underground pedestrian tunnel connecting this station with Farragut West.

The station, as with the nearby square, takes its name from Admiral David Farragut, the senior officer of the U.S. Navy during the American Civil War.

Notable places nearbyEdit


Previous station Washington Metro Next station
  Red Line  
toward Glenmont

External links Edit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.