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Fordham Road (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

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Division  A (IRT)
Services  4  (all times)
Opened  2 June 1917
Line  IRT Jerome Avenue Line
Structure  Elevated
Borough  The Bronx
Fordham Road (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)
Locale  University Heights, Fordham-Bedford
Transit connections  NYCT Bus: Bx12, Bx12 SBS, Bx32
Address  Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
Similar  183rd Street, Woodlawn, Kingsbridge Road, Mount Eden Avenue, Mosholu Parkway

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Fordham Road is a local station on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Fordham Road 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

The station has three tracks and two side platforms. The middle track is generally not used in revenue service. It has old style signs painted over and covered up with new style signs, and features new fare control railings as a crossunder.

Exits

The station has a wooden mezzanine under the tracks. Exit stairs go to all four corners of Jerome Avenue and Fordham Road.

References

Fordham Road (IRT Jerome Avenue Line) Wikipedia


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