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14th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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Services  IRT Third Avenue Line
Next north  18th Street
Opened  26 August 1878
Platforms in use  2
Structure  Elevated
Next south  Ninth Street
Borough  Manhattan
Tracks  3
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Closed  May 12, 1955; 61 years ago (May 12, 1955)
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14th Street was a local station on New York's demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It had two levels. The lower level was served by local trains and had two tracks and two side platforms. It was built first. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track that bypassed the station and served express trains. In 1924, the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation built the 14th Street-Eastern District Line Subway below the station, which included the Third Avenue subway station. Although this station was located above the Third Avenue BMT subway station on what is today known as the BMT Canarsie Line, the two stations were never connected. This station closed on May 12, 1955, with the ending of all service on the Third Avenue El south of 149th Street.

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14th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line) Wikipedia


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