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Forest Avenue (BMT Myrtle Avenue Line)

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Division  B (BMT)
Services  M  (all times)
Platforms  1 island platform
Borough  Queens
Tracks  2
Line  BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Structure  Elevated
Opened  9 August 1915
Locale  Ridgewood
Forest Avenue (BMT Myrtle Avenue Line)
Transit connections  New York City Bus: B13, B20, Q58 MTA Bus: Q39, QM24, QM25
Address  Queens, NY 11385, United States
Similar  Seneca Avenue, Fresh Pond Road, Central Avenue, Knickerbocker Avenue, Middle Village–Metropolitan Avenue

Forest Avenue is a station on the BMT Myrtle Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. The station is served by the M train at all times.

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Station layout

Forest Avenue has two tracks and an island platform. The canopy is metal while the mezzanine under the station is wood. West of the station, there is space for a center track.

Forest Avenue Station was originally built in 1915 by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, along with two other nearby stations. The Myrtle Avenue Elevated line was already extended to Middle Village nine years earlier. The station was acquired by Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company in 1923, and later by the New York City Board of Transportation in 1940.

Exits

The only open exit is at the east end of the station. Stairs from the platform lead down to a mezzanine below the tracks, from which two stairs lead to the western side of Forest Avenue on opposite sides of the intersection of Fairview and Putnam Avenues. There was also an exit at the west end that led to Woodward Avenue.

References

Forest Avenue (BMT Myrtle Avenue Line) Wikipedia


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