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161st Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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Line  IRT Third Avenue Line
Next north  166th Street
Opened  7 August 1887
Locale  Morrisania
Tracks  3
Services  None
Next south  156th Street
Borough  The Bronx
Platforms in use  2
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Closed  April 29, 1973; 43 years ago (April 29, 1973)

161st Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It was originally opened on August 7, 1887 by the Suburban Rapid Transit Company, and had three tracks and two side platforms. The next stop to the north was 166th Street. It was the northernmost station on the Third Avenue elevated until Christmas Day that year. The next stop to the south was 156th Street. The station closed on April 29, 1973.

The train was notable at this station for arriving in front of the Bronx Borough Courthouse.

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161st Street (IRT Third Avenue Line) Wikipedia


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