90th Street – Elmhurst Avenue (IRT Flushing Line)

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90th Street – Elmhurst Avenue
NYCS 7
New York City Subway rapid transit station
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Station statistics
Address 90th Street, Elmhurst Avenue & Roosevelt Avenue
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Borough Queens
Locale Elmhurst
Coordinates 40°44′54″N 73°52′35″W / 40.74833°N 73.87639°W / 40.74833; -73.87639Coordinates: 40°44′54″N 73°52′35″W / 40.74833°N 73.87639°W / 40.74833; -73.87639
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)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 5,513,135[1] Increase 1.5%
Rank 78 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Junction Boulevard: 7 all times
Next south 82nd Street – Jackson Heights: 7 all times

90th Street – Elmhurst Avenue is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at 90th Street and Elmhurst Avenue in Elmhurst, 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 <7> express service during rush hours.

Both platforms have beige windscreens and brown canopies with red support frames and columns in the center and beige, waist-high, steel fences with lampposts at regular intervals at either ends. The windscreens have translucent panels by the exit staircases and the station signs are in the standard black name plates in white lettering.

This station has one elevated station house below the center of the platforms and tracks. The north side has two staircases going down to either northern corners of 90th Street and Roosevelt Avenue while the south side has one staircase going down to the triangle formed by Roosevelt Avenue, Elmhurst Avenue, and Case Street.

Inside the station house is a token booth in the center. On the south (geographical west) side is a turnstile bank that leads to a waiting area/crossover and one staircase going up to each platform. On the north (geographical east) side, each side has a bank of two turnstiles and one staircase going up to the platform.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS 7 toward Times Square (82nd Street – Jackson Heights)
Peak-direction express NYCS 7d does not stop here →
Northbound local NYCS 7 toward Flushing – Main Street (Junction Boulevard)
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 Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 

External links[edit]

Media related to 90th Street – Elmhurst Avenue (IRT Flushing Line) at Wikimedia Commons

Northbound platform signage