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176th Street (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

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Division  A (IRT)
Services  4  (all times)
Structure  Elevated
Opened  2 June 1917
Locale  Morris Heights
Line  IRT Jerome Avenue Line
Transit connections  NYCT Bus: Bx32
Platforms  2 side platforms
Borough  The Bronx
Tracks  3
176th Street (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)
Address  Bronx, NY 10453, United States
Similar  Mount Eden Avenue, 183rd Street, 167th Street, 170th Street, Kingsbridge Road

176th Street is a local station on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 176th Street and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, it is served by the 4 train at all times.

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History

This station opened with the first part of the Jerome Avenue Line on June 2, 1917 as a shuttle service between Kingsbridge Road and 149th Street. Only the southbound platform was in use at Kingsbridge Road. This was in advance of through service to the IRT Lexington Avenue Line, which began on July 17, 1918. This station was rehabilitated in 2004.

Station layout

It has old style signs painted over and covered up with new style signs, and features new fare control railings as a crossunder. The station has three tracks with two side platforms.

Exits

The fare control is in a mezzanine below the tracks. Outside fare control, stairs lead to either southwest corner of Jerome Avenue and 176th Street.

References

176th Street (IRT Jerome Avenue Line) Wikipedia


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