176th Street (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

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 176 Street
 "4" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station (rapid transit)
176th Street station with departing downtown train.jpg
View south from northbound platform
Station statistics
Address176th Street & Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
BoroughThe Bronx
LocaleMorris Heights
Coordinates40°50′55″N 73°54′42″W / 40.848619°N 73.911767°W / 40.848619; -73.911767Coordinates: 40°50′55″N 73°54′42″W / 40.848619°N 73.911767°W / 40.848619; -73.911767
DivisionA (IRT)
LineIRT Jerome Avenue Line
Services      4 all times (all times)
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: Bx32
StructureElevated
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3
Other information
OpenedJune 2, 1917 (101 years ago) (1917-06-02)
Station code385[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)1,943,854[2]Decrease 4.6%
Rank252 out of 425
Station succession
Next northBurnside Avenue: 4 all times
Next southMount Eden Avenue: 4 all times

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.

History[edit]

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.[3][4] This was in advance of through service to the IRT Lexington Avenue Line, which began on July 17, 1918.[5] This station was rehabilitated in 2004.[citation needed]

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local "4" train toward Woodlawn (Burnside Avenue)
Peak-direction express "4" train does not stop here (select rush hour trips)
Southbound local "4" train toward Crown Heights–Utica Avenue (New Lots Avenue late nights) (Mount Eden Avenue)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent, MetroCard machines
G Street level Entrances/exits

This elevated station has three tracks with two side platforms.[6] It has old style signs painted over and covered up with new style signs, and features new fare control railings as a crossunder.[citation needed]

Exits[edit]

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.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2012–2017". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "www.nycsubway.org: Service Begun on the Jerome Avenue Line (1917)". www.nycsubway.org. June 1, 1905. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "Annual report. 1916-1917". HathiTrust. Interborough Rapid Transit Company. December 12, 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2016.
  5. ^ Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac. Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1922. p. 372.
  6. ^ Dougherty, Peter (2018). Tracks of the New York City Subway 2018 (16th ed.). Dougherty. OCLC 1056711733.
  7. ^ "176th Street Neighborhood Map" (PDF). new.mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. April 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2019.

External links[edit]

Street stair