82nd Street – Jackson Heights (IRT Flushing Line)

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82nd Street – Jackson Heights
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address 82nd Street & Roosevelt Avenue
Queens, NY 11372
Borough Queens
Locale Jackson Heights
Coordinates 40°44′51.47″N 73°53′1.78″W / 40.7476306°N 73.8838278°W / 40.7476306; -73.8838278Coordinates: 40°44′51.47″N 73°53′1.78″W / 40.7476306°N 73.8838278°W / 40.7476306; -73.8838278
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Flushing Line
Services       7 all times (all times)
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened April 21, 1917; 97 years ago (1917-04-21)
Passengers (2013) 5,139,172[1] Increase 2.4%
Rank 88 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 90th Street – Elmhurst Avenue: 7 all times
Next south 74th Street – Broadway: 7 all times

82nd Street – Jackson Heights is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 82nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, Queens, it is served by the 7 train at all times.

This elevated station, opened on April 21, 1917, has three tracks and two side platforms. The center track is used by the peak direction rush hour <7> express service. Both platforms have beige windscreens and brown canopies supported by green frames and columns in the center and black waist-high steel fences at either ends. The station signs are in the standard black name plate in white lettering. Each platform has a large "82" sign between the two staircases to the mezzanine below.

This station's one entrance/exit is an elevated station house beneath the tracks. It is built of wood and bricks and has a concrete flooring. It has three staircases from all corners of 82nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue except the southeast one and a token booth in the center. Two turnstile banks at either ends lead to a waiting area/crossunder and one staircase to each platform at the center.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS 7 toward Times Square (74th Street – Broadway)
Peak-direction express NYCS 7d does not stop here →
Northbound local NYCS 7 toward Flushing – Main Street (90th Street – Elmhurst Avenue)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines
G Street Level Entrances/Exits


  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 

External links[edit]

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