207th Street (IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line)

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For the station actually at 207th Street and Broadway, see Inwood – 207th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line).
207th Street
NYCS 1
New York City Subway rapid transit station
MTA NYC Subway 207th St. (1) train station view.JPG
Station platforms
Station statistics
Address West 207th Street & 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10034
Borough Manhattan
Locale Inwood
Coordinates 40°51′52″N 73°55′08″W / 40.8644°N 73.9189°W / 40.8644; -73.9189Coordinates: 40°51′52″N 73°55′08″W / 40.8644°N 73.9189°W / 40.8644; -73.9189
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line
Services       1 all times (all times)
Connection NYCT Bus: Bx12, Bx12 SBS
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
Opened March 16, 1906 (108 years ago) (1906-03-16)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,966,949[1] Decrease 11.6%
Rank 241 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 215th Street: 1 all times
Next south Dyckman Street: 1 all times

207th Street is a local station on the IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 207th Street and 10th Avenue in the Manhattan neighborhood of Inwood, it is served by the 1 train at all times.

This elevated station, opened on March 16, 1906, has two side platforms and three tracks with the center track not used in revenue service. Both platforms have beige windscreens and dark canopies, both of which are currently being replaced as part of a renovation project, in the center and black steel waist-high fences at either ends. The station name plates are in the standard black with white lettering.

Both platforms have one wooden adjacent station house in the center. However, only the southbound one is used for passenger service. Doors from the platform lead to a small waiting area, where a turnstile bank provides entrance/exit from the station. Outside fare control, there is a token booth, one staircase going down to the southwest corner of 207th Street and Tenth Avenue, and a passageway leading to a staircase that goes down to the northwest corner.

The station house on the northbound platform is used for employees only. One exit-only turnstile at platform level leads to a staircase that goes down to the northeast corner of 207th Street and Tenth Avenue while a High Entry/Exit Turnstile, also at platform level, leads a staircase going down to the southeast corner.

North of this station, there are two switches and a ramp to allow access from each of the three tracks to the 207th Street Yard, which runs along the east side of the line.

The 1991 artwork here is called Elevated Nature I-IV by Wopo Holup. It consists of two concrete panels with wooden frames on the southbound platform's station house. Each panel consists of eight squares depicting tree limbs. This artwork is also located at four other stations on this line.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local NYCS 1 toward Van Cortlandt Park – 242nd Street (215th Street)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Southbound local NYCS 1 toward South Ferry (Dyckman Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 

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