Bronxville (Metro-North station)

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Bronxville
Bronxville Metro-North station house.jpg
The station house at Bronxville in 2006.
Station statistics
Address 113 Kraft Avenue, between
Sagamore Road & Park Place (Northbound)
2 Station Plaza off Parkway Road(Southbound)
Bronxville, NY, 10708-3630
Coordinates 40°56′28″N 73°50′06″W / 40.9410°N 73.8351°W / 40.9410; -73.8351Coordinates: 40°56′28″N 73°50′06″W / 40.9410°N 73.8351°W / 40.9410; -73.8351
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit Bee-Line Bus System: 26, 30, 52
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Parking 331 spaces
Other information
Opened 1850s (NY&H)
Rebuilt 1916 (NYC), 1989 (MNR)
Electrified 700V (DC) third rail
Fare zone 3
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 808,340 Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
Harlem Line
toward Wassaic
  Former services  
New York Central Railroad
Harlem Division
toward Chatham

The Bronxville Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the village of Bronxville, New York via the Harlem Line. It is 15.3 miles (24.6 km) from Grand Central Terminal. This station is located in the Zone 3 Metro-North fare zone.

History[edit]

The New York and Harlem Railroad laid tracks through Bronxville during the mid-1840s, and evidence of a station in Bronxville can be found at least as far back as 1858.[1] The current Bronxville Station was built in 1916 by the New York Central Railroad,[2] in the Spanish-Mission revival architecture designed to match that of the nearby Gramatan Hotel. As with the rest of the Harlem Line, the merger of New York Central with Pennsylvania Railroad in 1968 transformed it into a Penn Central station, who's service was gradually merged with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and officially became part of Metro-North in 1983. In the Spring of 1989, the platforms were reconstructed, along with those of Fleetwood, Tuckahoe, and Crestwood stations.[3] As of August 2006, daily commuter ridership was 3,109 and there are 331 parking spots.[4]

Platform and track configuration[edit]

4 Harlem Line for Grand Central
  Harlem Line no stop
1 Harlem Line for Wassaic

This station has two high-level side platforms, each 12 cars long. The western platform, adjacent to Track 4, is generally used by southbound trains to either Grand Central or, on days of Yankee home games, direct service to the Yankees-E. 153 Street station. The eastern platform, adjacent to Track 1, is generally used by northbound trains.

The Harlem Line has three tracks at this location. The middle track, not adjacent to either platform, is used only by express trains.

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