Harlem Valley – Wingdale (Metro-North station)

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Harlem Valley – Wingdale
Harlem Valley-Wingdale train station.jpg
Station from the parking lot side
Station statistics
Address Wheeler Road off of Route 22/55 at the Harlem Valley State Hospital
Coordinates 41°38′15″N 73°34′18″W / 41.6374°N 73.5717°W / 41.6374; -73.5717Coordinates: 41°38′15″N 73°34′18″W / 41.6374°N 73.5717°W / 41.6374; -73.5717
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Fare zone 9
Formerly State Hospital (NYC)
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 Harlem Valley – Wingdale (formerly State Hospital) Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of Wingdale, New York via the Harlem Line. It is adjacent to the Harlem Valley State Hospital. Trains leave for New York City every two hours, and about every 30 minutes during rush hour. It is 69 miles (111 km) from Grand Central Terminal and travel time to Grand Central is approximately one hour, 55 minutes.

This station is the southernmost station in the Zone 9 Metro-North fare zone.

The 7.5 miles (12.1 km) distance from Harlem Valley – Wingdale to Dover Plains, the next station to the north, is the longest between two stations on the Harlem Line.

History[edit]

The station was formerly known as State Hospital and was a flag stop in the 1960s.[1][2] The Wingdale station was approximately one half mile north in the hamlet. The stations were consolidated in 1977 with the State Hospital station being renamed Harlem Valley-Wingdale and the Wingdale stop being discontinued.[3]

Platform and track configuration[edit]

1 Harlem Line for Grand Central
Harlem Line for Wassaic

This station has one four-car-long high-level side platform to the east of the track. The Harlem Line has one track at this location.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harlem Division Timetable". New York Central Railroad. July 12, 1959. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Harlem Division Timetable". Penn Central Railroad. February 5, 1968. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ Grogan, Louis V. (1989). The Coming of the New York and Harlem Railroad. New York: L.V. Grogan. ISBN 0-9621206-5-0. 

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