Bronx Park East (IRT White Plains Road Line)

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Bronx Park East
NYCS 2 NYCS 5
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Bronx Pk East IRTWP SB plat jeh.jpg
Southbound platform
Station statistics
Address Bronx Park East & White Plains Road
Bronx, NY 10462
Borough The Bronx
Locale Van Nest
Coordinates 40°50′56″N 73°52′05″W / 40.849°N 73.868°W / 40.849; -73.868Coordinates: 40°50′56″N 73°52′05″W / 40.849°N 73.868°W / 40.849; -73.868
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT White Plains Road Line
Services       2 all times (all times)
      5 rush hours, peak direction (rush hours, peak direction)
Connection NYCT Bus: Bx22, Bx39
at White Plains Road
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened March 3, 1917; 97 years ago (1917-03-03)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 914,831[1] Increase 6.6%
Rank 371 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Pelham Parkway: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction
Next south East 180th Street: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction

Bronx Park East is a local station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway. Located in the Bronx on White Plains Road at Bronx Park East, it is served by the 2 train at all times, and the 5 train during rush hours in the peak direction. This station has three tracks and two side platforms.

Old signs at the center exit stairs and have been painted over, but those on the southbound platform are still visible through the paint. Covered windows in the concrete wall are also present. The tiled mezzanine has windows and standard "Uptown" and "Downtown" mosaics. The mezzanine itself is made of stucco over concrete and is massive.

South of this station, one can view the IRT Dyre Avenue Line just off to the east. Continuing south, the Unionport Yard is also to the east past the connection to the Dyre Avenue Line. The East 180th Street Yard is to the west just prior to entering the next station, East 180th Street.

The 2006 artwork here is called B is for Birds in the Bronx by Candida Alvarez.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS 2 toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College (East 180th Street)
NYCS 5 toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College (AM rush) (East 180th Street)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Northbound local NYCS 2 toward 241st Street (Pelham Parkway)
NYCS 5 toward Nereid Avenue (PM rush) (Pelham Parkway)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine Station agent, MetroCard vending machines, fare control
G Street Level Exit / Entrance

References[edit]

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

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