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145th Street
NYCS A NYCS B NYCS C NYCS D
New York City Subway rapid transit station
145th Street BD Subway Station by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address West 145th Street & St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10031
Borough Manhattan
Locale Harlem
Coordinates 40°49′27″N 73°56′41″W / 40.82404°N 73.944769°W / 40.82404; -73.944769Coordinates: 40°49′27″N 73°56′41″W / 40.82404°N 73.944769°W / 40.82404; -73.944769
Division B (IND)
Line       IND Eighth Avenue Line
IND Concourse Line
Services       A all times (all times)
      B weekdays until 11:00 p.m. (weekdays until 11:00 p.m.)
      C all except late nights (all except late nights)
      D all times (all times)
Connection
Structure Underground
Levels 2
Platforms 4 island platforms (2 on each level)
cross-platform interchange
Tracks 7 (4 on upper level, 3 on lower level)
Other information
Opened September 10, 1932 (81 years ago) (1932-09-10)[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 7,432,177[2] Increase 5.5%
Rank 53 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 155th Street (8th local): A late nights C all except late nights
168th Street (8th express): A all except late nights
155th Street (Concourse local): B rush hours until 7:00 p.m. D all except rush hours, peak direction
Tremont Avenue (Concourse express): D rush hours, peak direction
(Terminal): B weekdays until 11:00 p.m.
Next south 135th Street (local): A late nights B weekdays until 11:00 p.m. C all except late nights
125th Street (express): A all except late nights D all times

145th Street is a two level express station on the IND Eighth Avenue and Concourse Lines of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 145th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is served by the A and D trains at all times, by the C train at all times except late nights, and by the B train on weekdays only.

147th Street entrance

The upper level of the station has four tracks and two island platforms and is used by the A and C trains. The band is gold with black border. The station had a full mezzanine, although the central portion is now used as a police precinct. The lower level has three tracks and two island platforms and is used by B and D trains. The tile border here is gold with black and the name tablets are black with gold border. The northbound platform is extra wide, so that the three trackways on the lower level line up directly with those above. Escalators lead up from this level to the mezzanine, bypassing the upper-level platforms. The full-time entrance is at 145th Street with a part-time north exit at 147th Street.

This is the northern terminal for the B train during middays and evenings. At these times, it short turns on the middle track. During rush hours, the D train stops on the middle track, since it runs express on the IND Concourse Line in the peak direction, and local stations are served by the B.

The station is a frequent transfer point for fans using the D train to reach Yankee Stadium. It is also close to the northern edge of the City College campus. The station and the streets leading to the college are well policed.

On the upper level, just north of the station, there is an open space next to the uptown local track[3] that was a remnant of the construction of the subway and not built for a specific purpose. That open space is where the lower level tracks turn off to the IND Concourse Line. There is a hole in the floor that allows a view of the lower level.

South of this station, through 135th Street, to just north of 125th Street, the line has six tracks. The express trains use the innermost pair of tracks, and the locals uses the outermost tracks. This section of the line is nicknamed "Homeball Alley" due to the large amount of switches and signals in this area.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/ Entrance
B1 Mezzanine Fare control, station agents
B2
Eighth Avenue Line level
Northbound local NYCS C toward 168th Street (NYCS A toward 207th Street late nights) (155th Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Northbound express NYCS A toward 207th Street (168th Street)
Southbound express NYCS A toward Lefferts Boulevard, Far Rockaway, or Rockaway Park (125th Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Southbound local NYCS C toward Euclid Avenue (NYCS A toward Far Rockaway late nights) (135th Street)
B3
Concourse Line level
Southbound local NYCS B toward Bedford Park Boulevard rush hours (155th Street)
NYCS D toward Norwood – 205th Street (155th Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Peak-direction express /
Short turn track
NYCS D toward Norwood – 205th Street PM rush (Tremont Avenue)
NYCS D toward Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue AM rush (125th Street)
NYCS B toward Brighton Beach middays and evenings (135th Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Southbound local NYCS B toward Brighton Beach rush hours (135th Street)
NYCS D toward Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue off-peak hours (125th Street)

References[edit]

  1. ^ New York Times, List of the 28 Stations on the New Eighth Ave Line, September 10, 1932, page 6
  2. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
  3. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiTJoNPqjH4&feature=related The "bellmouth" or that open space is visible to the right at the 3:33 mark, just as the train leaves the 145th Street station (Upper level).

External links[edit]

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