96th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)

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96th Street
NYCS 4 NYCS 6 NYCS 6d
New York City Subway rapid transit station
96th Street IRT 001.JPG
Uptown platform
Station statistics
Address East 96th Street & Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Borough Manhattan
Locale Carnegie Hill & East Harlem
Coordinates 40°47′09″N 73°57′03″W / 40.785773°N 73.950949°W / 40.785773; -73.950949Coordinates: 40°47′09″N 73°57′03″W / 40.785773°N 73.950949°W / 40.785773; -73.950949
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Lexington Avenue Line
Services       4 late nights (late nights)
      6 all times (all times) <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)
Connection
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened July 17, 1918 (96 years ago) (1918-07-17)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 7,785,646[1] Increase 1%
Rank 47 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 103rd Street: 4 late nights 6 all times <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction
Next south 86th Street: 4 late nights 6 all times <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction

96th Street is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 96th Street in the Carnegie Hill & East Harlem neighborhoods of Manhattan, it is served by the 6 train at all times, the <6> during weekdays in peak direction, and the 4 train during late nights.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local NYCS 6 NYCS 6d toward Pelham Bay Park (NYCS 6 toward Parkchester rush hours and middays) (103rd Street)
NYCS 4 toward Woodlawn late nights (103rd Street)
Southbound local NYCS 6 NYCS 6d toward Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall (NYCS 4 toward New Lots Avenue late nights) (86th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
B2[2] Northbound express NYCS 4 NYCS 5 do not stop here
Southbound express NYCS 4 NYCS 5 do not stop here →

The station has two local tracks and two side platforms. The express tracks run on a lower level and are not visible from the platforms. A crossover is provided, with a mosaic in the mezzanine entitled City Suite, commissioned in 1994. There are new "96th Street" mosaics, and a window in the mezzanine overlooks the tracks, giving a view of oncoming trains from the south. The south end of the station features a rounded ceiling due to problems encountered during construction.

Image gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  2. ^ Station Reporter — 6 Train

External links[edit]

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