116th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)

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116th Street
NYCS 4 NYCS 6 NYCS 6d
New York City Subway rapid transit station
116th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address East 116th Street & Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10035
Borough Manhattan
Locale East Harlem
Coordinates 40°47′55″N 73°56′31″W / 40.798607°N 73.942022°W / 40.798607; -73.942022Coordinates: 40°47′55″N 73°56′31″W / 40.798607°N 73.942022°W / 40.798607; -73.942022
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Lexington Avenue Line
Services       4 late nights (late nights)
      6 all times (all times) <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)
Connection
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened July 17, 1918 (96 years ago) (1918-07-17)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 5,347,692[1] Increase 1.6%
Rank 83 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 125th Street: 4 late nights 6 all times <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction
Next south 110th Street: 4 late nights 6 all times <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction

116th Street is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street in East Harlem, it is served by the 6 train at all times, the <6> during weekdays in peak direction and the 4 train during late nights.

There are two side platforms serving the two local tracks. The express tracks are on a lower level and are not visible from the platforms. Fare control is at platform level, and no crossover or crossunder is provided. The station has standard IRT number and station name tiles.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local NYCS 6 NYCS 6d toward Pelham Bay Park (NYCS 6 toward Parkchester rush hours and middays) (125th Street)
NYCS 4 toward Woodlawn late nights (125th Street)
Southbound local NYCS 6 NYCS 6d toward Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall (NYCS 4 toward New Lots Avenue late nights) (110th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Express tracks[2] Northbound express NYCS 4 NYCS 5 do not stop here
Southbound express NYCS 4 NYCS 5 do not stop here →

This station has two local tracks and two side platforms. The two express tracks pass underneath on a lower level and are not visible from the platforms.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  2. ^ Station Reporter — 6 Train

External links[edit]

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