Harlem Valley – Wingdale (Metro-North station)
|Harlem Valley – Wingdale|
Station from the parking lot side
|Address||Wheeler Road off of Route 22/55 at the Harlem Valley State Hospital|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Formerly||State Hospital (NYC)|
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.
The station was formerly known as State Hospital and was a flag stop in the 1960s. 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.
Platform and track configuration
|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.
- "Harlem Division Timetable". New York Central Railroad. July 12, 1959. Retrieved April 12, 2011.
- "Harlem Division Timetable". Penn Central Railroad. February 5, 1968. Retrieved April 12, 2011.
- 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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