28th Street (IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line)

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28th Street
NYCS 1 NYCS 2
New York City Subway rapid transit station
28th Street IRT Broadway 1465.JPG
Downtown platform
Station statistics
Address West 28th Street & Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Borough Manhattan
Locale Chelsea
Coordinates 40°44′49″N 73°59′35″W / 40.747°N 73.993°W / 40.747; -73.993Coordinates: 40°44′49″N 73°59′35″W / 40.747°N 73.993°W / 40.747; -73.993
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line
Services       1 all times (all times)
      2 late nights (late nights)
Connection NYCT Bus: M7, M20
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened July 1, 1918; 95 years ago (1918-07-01)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 4,548,738[1] Increase 4.9%
Rank 105 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 34th Street – Penn Station: 1 all times 2 late nights
Next south 23rd Street: 1 all times 2 late nights

West 28th Street Subway Station (Dual System IRT)
MPS New York City Subway System MPS
NRHP Reference # 05000235[2]
Added to NRHP March 30, 2005

28th Street is a local station on the IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 28th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, it is served by the 1 train at all times, and by the 2 train during late nights.

This underground station, opened on July 1, 1918, has four tracks and two side platforms. The two center express tracks are used by the 2 and 3 trains during daytime hours. Both platforms have their original mosaic trim line, name tablets, and directional signs. Vent chambers are present and there is a closed newsstand on the northbound platform as evidenced by sealed windows on the walls. Blue i-beam columns run along both platforms at regular intervals with black "28" plate signs in white numbering on every other one.

All fare control areas are on platform level and there are no crossovers or crossunders. The main ones are at the center of the platforms. On the Bronx-bound platform, a turnstile bank leads to a mezzanine with a token booth and two staircases going up to either eastern corners of 28th Street and Seventh Avenue. On the southbound platform, a turnstile bank leads to an unstaffed mezzanine (its Customer Assistance Booth was removed in 2010) and two staircases going up to either western corners of 28th Street and Seventh Avenue.

Both platforms have an exit-only at their extreme south end. A single exit-only turnstile leads to a staircase going up to either northern corners of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street, the northwest one outside Fashion Institute of Technology for the southbound platform and the northeast one for the northbound platform.

The station has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 2005.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local NYCS 1 toward Van Cortlandt Park – 242nd Street (NYCS 2 toward 241st Street late nights) (34th Street – Penn Station)
Northbound express NYCS 2 NYCS 3 do not stop here
Southbound express NYCS 2 NYCS 3 do not stop here →
Southbound local NYCS 1 toward South Ferry (NYCS 2 toward Brooklyn College late nights) (23rd Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Listings April 8, 2005". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved December 24, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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