149th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)
|Services||IRT Third Avenue Line|
|Platforms||2 island platforms (1887-1955)
1 island platform (1955-1973)
|Opened||June 16, 1887|
|Closed||April 29, 1973|
|Next north||156th Street|
|Next south||143rd Street (1887-1955)
149th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line, at "The Hub". The station was originally opened on June 16, 1887. It was built three tracks and two island platforms. The next stop to the north was 156th Street. The next stop to the south was 143rd Street. When the line south of here was closed on May 12, 1955, 149th Street station became the southern terminus of the Third Avenue Line. After it became the terminal, the center track was removed and the platforms were connected into one large island platform. The station closed on April 29, 1973.
Media related to 149th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line) at Wikimedia Commons
- "3rd Avenue El". nycsubway.org. Archived from the original on 27 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
- "Third Avenue Local". Station Reporter. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
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