Grant Avenue (IND Fulton Street Line)

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Grant Avenue
NYCS A
New York City Subway rapid transit station
RFW grant.jpeg
Station statistics
Address Grant Avenue & Pitkin Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Borough Brooklyn
Locale City Line
Coordinates 40°40′36″N 73°51′56″W / 40.676635°N 73.86559°W / 40.676635; -73.86559Coordinates: 40°40′36″N 73°51′56″W / 40.676635°N 73.86559°W / 40.676635; -73.86559
Division B (IND)
Line IND Fulton Street Line
Services       A all times (all times)
Connection
Structure Underground
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened April 29, 1956; 58 years ago (1956-04-29)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,958,503[1] Increase 0.3%
Rank 242 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Euclid Avenue: A all times
Next south 80th Street: A all times

Grant Avenue is a station on the IND Fulton Street Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Grant and Pitkin Avenues in City Line, Brooklyn, it is served by the A train at all times.

This station, opened on April 29, 1956 after the IND Fulton Street Line was connected to the Fulton Street Elevated, is the line's southernmost stop (by railroad direction) in Brooklyn.

This station has two tracks and one island platform. The column and wall tiles are textured Nile Green with "GRANT" going down vertically in dark green letters and the latter going horizontally underneath the tile band, which is set in a soldier course of dark Bottle Green bordered by the same Nile Green as the rest of the wall, albeit minus the textured surface.

The station's only entrance is 1950s-style station-house at street level, located next to a NYCDOT park and ride facility. Inside, there is a token booth, turnstile bank, fluorescent lights, newsstand, and three staircases to the platform.

South of the station, the line gains a center track from Pitkin Yard, leaves the subway and ramps up to elevated tracks. At the tunnel portal, another track from Pitkin Yard merges with the southbound local track. The line continues as three tracks, towards 80th Street station. The two yard tracks are located under the station.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
Station House Fare control, station agent
P
Platform level
Northbound NYCS A toward Inwood – 207th Street (Euclid Avenue)
A (New York City Subway service) (late night shuttle) toward Euclid Avenue (Terminus)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Southbound NYCS A toward Far Rockaway or Lefferts Boulevard all except nights, or Rockaway Park PM rush hours (80th Street)
A (New York City Subway service) (late night shuttle) toward Lefferts Boulevard (80th Street)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 

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