Dyckman Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)

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Dyckman Street
NYCS A
New York City Subway rapid transit station
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Station statistics
Address Dyckman Street & Broadway
New York, NY 10034
Borough Manhattan
Locale Inwood
Coordinates 40°51′56″N 73°55′38″W / 40.865465°N 73.927345°W / 40.865465; -73.927345Coordinates: 40°51′56″N 73°55′38″W / 40.865465°N 73.927345°W / 40.865465; -73.927345
Division B (IND)
Line       IND Eighth Avenue Line
Services       A all times (all times)
Connection
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4 (2 in passenger service)
Other information
Opened September 10, 1932; 81 years ago (1932-09-10)[1]
Former/other names Dyckman Street – 200th Street
Other entrances/
exits
Broadway, Riverside Drive, and Dyckman Street
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 2,112,706[2] Decrease 10%
Rank 224 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Inwood – 207th Street: A all times
Next south 190th Street: A all times

Dyckman Street is a station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Dyckman Street and Broadway in the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan. It is served by the A train at all times.

This underground station opened as Dyckman Street – 200th Street on September 10, 1932 along with the rest of the Eighth Avenue Line from 207th Street to Chambers Street/Hudson Terminal.

There are four tracks and two side platforms, giving the impression that this is a local station. The two center tracks lead to the 207th Street Yard. They merge with the two outer tracks south of this station and there are crossovers and switches between all four tracks to the north. Some northbound A trains terminate here before being taken out of service to the yard by switching to the center tracks north of this station.

Both platform walls have no trim line and the name tablets read "DYCKMAN – 200TH ST." in white sans serif lettering on a maroon background and black border. Small "200" wall signs in white numbering on a black background and yellow i-beam columns run along both platforms at regular intervals. Every other column has a black station name plate reading "Dyckman Street" in white lettering.

Each platform has one same-level fare control area and there is a crossunder inside fare control. The southbound platform has the full-time turnstile bank and token booth. There are four street stairs here, two of which are built inside buildings and go up to the northwest corner of Broadway and Dyckman Street. The other two go up to the northwest corner of Broadway and Riverside Drive on the north end of Fort Tryon Park.

Since there is only one more station in the northbound direction, that platform's fare control is exit only, containing just full height turnstiles and three staircases, two of which go up to the northeast corner of Broadway and Dyckman Street and the other to the southeast corner.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound NYCS A toward Inwood – 207th Street (Terminus)
NYCS A termination track (some rush-hour trains)
Yard lead No passenger service
Yard lead No passenger service
Southbound NYCS A toward Lefferts Boulevard, Far Rockaway, or Rockaway Park (190th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
B2 - Crossunder between platforms

Nearby points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New York Times, List of the 28 Stations on the New Eighth Ave Line, September 10, 1932, page 6
  2. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Dyckman Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line) at Wikimedia Commons

Northbound platform