Hamilton E. Holmes, also known as H.E. Holmes, is a metro station in Atlanta, Georgia, the western terminus for the Blue Line in the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rail system. This is one of the busiest stations in the MARTA system, handling an average of 22,000 boardings per weekday. When the station opened in 1979 it was originally named Hightower station after Hightower Road (Georgia 280), but both the road and the station were later renamed to honor civil rights movement hero Hamilton E. Holmes.
The station primarily serves areas near the junction of Interstate 20 and Georgia 280 east of Adamsville.
Frederick Douglass High School
Benjamin E. Mays High School
Six Flags Over Georgia
Buses at this station
The station is served by the following MARTA bus routes:
Route 3 - Martin Luther King Jr. Drive / Auburn Avenue
Route 51 - Joseph E Boone Boulevard.
Route 66 - Lynhurst Drive / Princeton Lakes
Route 68 - Benjamin E. Mays Drive.
Route 73 - Fulton Industrial
Route 153 - James Jackson Parkway
Route 165 - Fairburn Road./Barge Road park/ride
Route 201 - Six Flags Over Georgia
Route 850 - Carroll Heights / Fairburn Heights
Route 856 - Baker Hills / Wilson Mill Meadows
Route 865 - Boulder Park Drive
Route 867 - Harlan Road / Peyton Forest / Dixie HillsThe station is also served by the following Cobb Community Transit bus routes:
Route 25 - Hurt Road / Old Alabama Road
Route 30 - Austell Road / Floyd Road