Morrison Avenue – Soundview (IRT Pelham Line)

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Morrison Avenue – Soundview
NYCS 6
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Morrison–Sound View Avenues (IRT Pelham Line) by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address Morrison Avenue & Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
Borough The Bronx
Locale Soundview
Coordinates 40°49′46″N 73°52′28″W / 40.829495°N 73.874474°W / 40.829495; -73.874474Coordinates: 40°49′46″N 73°52′28″W / 40.829495°N 73.874474°W / 40.829495; -73.874474
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Pelham Line
Services       6 all times (all times)
Connection
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened May 30, 1920; 94 years ago (1920-05-30)
Former/other names Sound View Avenue
Morrison – Sound View Avenues
Morrison Avenue – Sound View Avenue
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 2,096,942[1] Increase 1.3%
Rank 226 out of 421
Station succession
Next north St. Lawrence Avenue: 6 all times
Next south Elder Avenue: 6 all times

Morrison Avenue – Soundview[2] is a local station on the IRT Pelham Line of the New York City Subway. It is served by the 6 train at all times and is located at Morrison Avenue and Westchester Avenue in the Soundview neighborhood of the Bronx.

This elevated station has three tracks and two side platforms. The center track is used by the <6> train on weekdays in the peak direction. The platforms have beige windscreen, green canopies, and red roofs in the center and waist-level black steel fence at both ends.

Two staircases from each platform lead to the wooden elevated mezzanine beneath the tracks. The station house has a turnstile bank, token booth, and three street staircases to all four corners of Morrison and Westchester Avenues except for the northwest one.

The station opened on May 30, 1920 as Sound View Avenue and has also been known as Morrison Avenue – Sound View Avenue and Morrison – Sound View Avenues.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS 6 toward Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall (Elder Avenue)
Peak-direction express NYCS 6d does not stop here →
Northbound local NYCS 6 toward Pelham Bay Park or Parkchester (St. Lawrence 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. ^ "Subway Map" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. February 2014. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Morrison Avenue – Soundview (IRT Pelham Line) at Wikimedia Commons