Pelham Parkway (IRT White Plains Road Line)

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Not to be confused with Pelham Parkway (IRT Dyre Avenue Line).
Pelham Parkway
NYCS 2 NYCS 5
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Pelham Parkway Subway Station c1918.jpg
Pelham Parkway station ca. 1918
Station statistics
Address Pelham Parkway & White Plains Road
Bronx, NY 10467
Borough The Bronx
Locale Pelham Parkway
Coordinates 40°51′25″N 73°52′05″W / 40.857°N 73.868°W / 40.857; -73.868Coordinates: 40°51′25″N 73°52′05″W / 40.857°N 73.868°W / 40.857; -73.868
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT White Plains Road Line
Services       2 all times (all times)
      5 rush hours, peak direction (rush hours, peak direction)
Connection
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened March 3, 1917; 97 years ago (1917-03-03)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 3,028,494[1] Increase 5.4%
Rank 162 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Allerton Avenue: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction
Next south Bronx Park East: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction


Next Handicapped/disabled access north Gun Hill Road: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction
Next Handicapped/disabled access south East 180th Street: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction

Pelham Parkway Station (Dual System IRT)
MPS New York City Subway System MPS
NRHP Reference # 05000228[2]
Added to NRHP March 30, 2005

Pelham Parkway is a local station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway. Located in the Bronx at the intersection of Pelham Parkway and White Plains Road, it is served by the 2 train at all times, and the 5 train during rush hours in the peak direction.

This elevated station opened on March 3, 1917 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 2005. It has three tracks and two side platforms with the center express track not normally used in revenue service.

Due to the wideness of Pelham Parkway and its service roads, the entire station, including the platform windscreens, canopies, and outer street support columns, is enclosed in concrete over the steel structure. A green trim line runs on top of the windscreens and no columns support the canopies.

This station has two mezzanines, both of which are beneath the tracks and platforms. The full-time one is at the south end and has a staircase and elevator from each platform going down to a waiting area/crossunder, where a turnstile bank provides access to and from the station. The Manhattan-bound platform also has a short, up-only escalator from the station house. Outside fare control, there is a token booth, one staircase and elevator going down to the southwest corner of Pelham Parkway's south service road and White Plains Road, and one up-escalator from the southeast corner of the same intersection. The three elevators make this station fully ADA-accessible.

The north station house, which was renovated in the late 1990s, is unstaffed, containing two staircases from each platform, two more from either northern corners of Pelham Parkway's north service road and White Plains Road, and full height turnstiles.

The artwork at this station, installed during a 2004-2007 renovation, is called Back to the Garden by Tomie Arai. It consists of stained glass windows on the platform windscreens depicting images of trees and plants, inspired by the nearby zoo and botanical garden.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Southbound local NYCS 2 toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College (Bronx Park East)
NYCS 5 toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College (AM rush) (Bronx Park East)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Northbound local NYCS 2 toward 241st Street (Allerton Avenue)
NYCS 5 toward Nereid Avenue (PM rush) (Allerton Avenue)
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
M Mezzanine Station agent, MetroCard vending machines, fare control
Handicapped/disabled access (Elevator at SW corner of Pelham Parkway and White Plains Road)
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. ^ "NPS Focus". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved December 24, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Southbound platform