89th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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89th Street
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Borough Manhattan
Coordinates 40°46′50.5″N 73°57′09″W / 40.780694°N 73.95250°W / 40.780694; -73.95250
Services IRT Third Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
(1 – upper level)
(2 – lower level)
Other information
Opened December 9, 1878; 136 years ago (December 9, 1878)
Closed May 12, 1955; 59 years ago (May 12, 1955)
Station succession
Next north 99th Street
Next south 84th Street

89th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It was originally built on December 9, 1878 and had two levels. The lower level, built first, was served by local trains and had two tracks and two side platforms. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts, had one track that bypassed the station and served express trains. The next stop to the north was 99th Street. The next stop to the south was 84th Street. The station closed on May 12, 1955. North of the station were connecting tracks to the 98th Street Yard.[1]

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