Rockaway Avenue (IRT New Lots Line)

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Rockaway Avenue
NYCS 2 NYCS 3 NYCS 4 NYCS 5
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Rockaway Av IRT sta jeh.jpg
Station statistics
Address Rockaway Avenue & Livonia Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Borough Brooklyn
Locale Brownsville
Coordinates 40°39′45″N 73°54′32″W / 40.662541°N 73.908892°W / 40.662541; -73.908892Coordinates: 40°39′45″N 73°54′32″W / 40.662541°N 73.908892°W / 40.662541; -73.908892
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT New Lots Line
Services       2 special rush hour trips (special rush hour trips)
      3 all except late nights (all except late nights)
      4 late nights and special rush hour trips (late nights and special rush hour trips)
      5 special rush hour trips (special rush hour trips)
Connection NYCT Bus: B60
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened December 24, 1920; 94 years ago (December 24, 1920)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,753,354[1] Increase 3.9%
Rank 262 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Saratoga Avenue: 2 special rush hour trips 3 all except late nights 4 late nights and special rush hour trips 5 special rush hour trips
Next south Junius Street: 2 special rush hour trips 3 all except late nights 4 late nights and special rush hour trips 5 special rush hour trips

Rockaway Avenue is a station on the IRT New Lots Line of the New York City Subway, located at Rockaway Avenue and Livonia Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn. It is served by the 3 train at all times except late nights, when the 4 train takes over service. Occasional rush hour 2, 4 and 5 trains also stop here.

This station has two side platforms and two tracks. Between the two tracks, there is space for an additional third track that was never installed. This station has a wooden mezzanine with crossunder and metal canopies.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound NYCS 3 toward Harlem – 148th Street (NYCS 4 toward Woodlawn late nights) (Saratoga Avenue)[2]
Center trackway No track or roadbed
Southbound NYCS 3 (NYCS 4 late nights) toward New Lots Avenue (Junius Street)[3]
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". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-25. 
  2. ^ Occasional NYCS 2 trains to Wakefield – 241st Street and NYCS 5 trains to Nereid Avenue and Dyre Avenue also serve the station during rush hours.
  3. ^ Occasional NYCS 2 NYCS 5 trains also serve this station during rush hours.

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