40th Street (BMT Fifth Avenue Line)

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40th Street
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address Third Avenue and 40th Street
Brooklyn, New York
Borough Brooklyn
Coordinates 40°39′11.22″N 74°0′33.18″W / 40.6531167°N 74.0092167°W / 40.6531167; -74.0092167Coordinates: 40°39′11.22″N 74°0′33.18″W / 40.6531167°N 74.0092167°W / 40.6531167; -74.0092167
Services BMT Fifth Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened October 1, 1893; 120 years ago (October 1, 1893)
Closed May 31, 1940; 74 years ago (May 31, 1940)
Station succession
Next north 36th Street
Next south 46th Street

40th Street was a station on the now demolished BMT Fifth Avenue Line. It was served by trains of the BMT Fifth Avenue Line. It had two tracks and one island platform. The station was built on October 1, 1893, and despite the name of the line was actually located on Third Avenue and 40th Street. It was the northernmost station on Third Street before the line shifted to the street that bared its name. The station had connections to four streetcar lines; The Church Avenue Line, 39th Street and Coney Island Line, 39th Street and Manhattan Beach Line, and 39th Street and Ulmer Park Line. The next stop to the north was 36th Street. The next stop to the south was 46th Street. The station closed on May 31, 1940.

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