50th Street (BMT West End Line)

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Not to be confused with Bay 50th Street (BMT West End Line).
50th Street
NYCS D
New York City Subway rapid transit station
50th Street BMT Station.JPG
Station statistics
Address 50th Street & New Utrecht Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Borough Brooklyn
Locale Borough Park
Coordinates 40°38′10″N 73°59′42″W / 40.63611°N 73.99498°W / 40.63611; -73.99498Coordinates: 40°38′10″N 73°59′42″W / 40.63611°N 73.99498°W / 40.63611; -73.99498
Division B (BMT)
Line BMT West End Line
Services       D all times (all times)
Connection
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
Opened June 24, 1916 (98 years ago) (1916-06-24)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,021,409[1] Increase 8.9%
Rank 357 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Fort Hamilton Parkway: D all times
Next south 55th Street: D all times

50th Street is a local station on the BMT West End Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 50th Street and New Utrecht Avenue in Borough Park, Brooklyn. It is served by the D train at all times.

This elevated station, opened on June 24, 1916, has three tracks and two side platforms. The center express track is not normally used.

The platforms have beige windscreens and brown canopies with green frames at their center and waist-high black steel fences at either ends. They are offset as the Manhattan-bound platform is more to the north than the Coney Island-bound one and both have electrical distribution rooms at either ends.

The station's only entrance is via an elevated station house beneath the tracks that has four street stairs, two to either side of New Utrecht Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets. The station house has cherry red doors, a clad wood trim exterior, and beige interior. There are also glass block windows and heaters. The fare control consists of a token booth, turnstile bank, waiting area, and two staircases to each platform at their center.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local NYCS D toward Norwood – 205th Street (Fort Hamilton Parkway)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Southbound local NYCS D toward Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue (55th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-30. 

External links[edit]

Southwestern street stair