72nd Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)
Passengers at the 72nd Street station in 1936; photo by Berenice Abbott as part of her "Changing New York" project
|Services||IRT Ninth Avenue Line|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
(1 upper level)
(2 lower level)
|Opened||June 9, 1879|
|Closed||June 11, 1940|
|Next north||81st Street|
|Next south||66th Street|
72nd Street was a station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line. It had two levels. The lower level was built first and had two tracks and two side platforms and served local trains. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track that served express trains that bypassed this station. It closed on June 11, 1940. The next southbound stop was 66th Street. The next northbound stop was 81st Street.
- "Ninth Avenue Local". Station Reporter. Retrieved January 25, 2009.
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