65th Street Terminal (BMT Fifth Avenue Line)

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65th Street Terminal
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address Third Avenue and 65th Street
Brooklyn, New York
Borough Brooklyn
Coordinates 40°38′21.25″N 74°1′24.9″W / 40.6392361°N 74.023583°W / 40.6392361; -74.023583Coordinates: 40°38′21.25″N 74°1′24.9″W / 40.6392361°N 74.023583°W / 40.6392361; -74.023583
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 58th Street
Next south (Terminus)

65th Street Terminal was a station on the demolished section of the 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 at Third Avenue and 65th Street. It also had connections to the Bay Ridge Suburban Line, Bay Ridge Line, Third Avenue Line, and 86th Street Suburban Line trolleys. The next stop to the north was 58th Street. It closed on May 31, 1940. Today, the western terminus of the Belt Parkway at the interchange with the Gowanus Expressway can be found in the vicinity.

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