175th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)

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175th Street
NYCS A
New York City Subway rapid transit station
NYCS IND 8thAve 175thSt Atrain.jpg
Station statistics
Address West 175th Street & Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10033
Borough Manhattan
Locale Washington Heights
Coordinates 40°50′48″N 73°56′24″W / 40.846541°N 73.940091°W / 40.846541; -73.940091Coordinates: 40°50′48″N 73°56′24″W / 40.846541°N 73.940091°W / 40.846541; -73.940091
Division B (IND)
Line       IND Eighth Avenue Line
Services       A all times (all times)
Connection
Structure Underground
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened September 10, 1932 (82 years ago) (1932-09-10)[1]
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Former/other names 175th Street – George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 4,154,792[2] Increase 3.1%
Rank 117 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 181st Street: A all times
Next south 168th Street: A all times


Next Handicapped/disabled access north Inwood – 207th Street: A all times
Next Handicapped/disabled access south 168th Street: A all times

175th Street (also known as 175th Street – George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal) is a station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located in the neighborhood of Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan, at 175th Street and Fort Washington Avenue, it is served by the A train at all times. It is linked by an underground tunnel to the George Washington Bridge Bus Station. The full-time exits are at 175th Street and 177th Street. The station is fully accessible, with an elevator at the northeast corner of 177th Street. The 174th Street Yard, used to store trains assigned to the C service, is adjacent to this station.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent
Handicapped/disabled access (Elevator at NE corner of 177th Street and Fort Washington Avenue)
P
Platform level
Northbound NYCS A toward Inwood – 207th Street (181st Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left Handicapped/disabled access
Southbound NYCS A toward Far Rockaway, Lefferts Boulevard, or Rockaway Park (168th Street)

References[edit]

  1. ^ New York Times, List of the 28 Stations on the New Eighth Ave Line, September 10, 1932, page 6
  2. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-28. 

External links[edit]

Media related to 175th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line) at Wikimedia Commons

Stone entranceway on Fort Washington Avenue at 175th Street