Castle Hill Avenue (IRT Pelham Line)

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Castle Hill Avenue
NYCS 6 NYCS 6d
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Castle Hill Avenue (IRT Pelham Line) by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address Castle Hill Avenue & Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
Borough The Bronx
Locale Castle Hill
Coordinates 40°50′03″N 73°51′06″W / 40.834139°N 73.851686°W / 40.834139; -73.851686Coordinates: 40°50′03″N 73°51′06″W / 40.834139°N 73.851686°W / 40.834139; -73.851686
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Pelham Line
Services       6 all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction) <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)
Connection
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
Opened October 24, 1920; 94 years ago (1920-10-24)
Closed October 5, 2013; 12 months ago (2013-10-05) (Rehabilitation)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,756,879[1] Decrease 24.4%
Rank 261 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Zerega Avenue: 6 all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction
Next south Parkchester: 6 all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction

Castle Hill Avenue is a local station on the IRT Pelham Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Castle Hill and Westchester Avenues in the Castle Hill neighborhood in the Bronx, it is served by the 6 train at all times except weekdays in the peak direction, when the <6> train takes over.

It resembles other elevated stations along the line, with wood mezzanines and no windscreens along the platform edges.

From October 5, 2013 to May 2014, the station was closed for rehabilitation work.[2]

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS 6 NYCS 6d toward Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall (Parkchester)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Northbound local NYCS 6 NYCS 6d toward Pelham Bay Park (Zerega Avenue)
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. 
  2. ^ Temporary Station Closures

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