Spuyten Duyvil (Metro-North station)

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Spuyten Duyvil
Spuyten Duyvil train station.jpg
The Henry Hudson Bridge above the Spuyten Duyvil platform.
Station statistics
Address Edsall Avenue off Johnson Avenue
Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx, New York 10463
Coordinates 40°52′44″N 73°55′22″W / 40.8789°N 73.9227°W / 40.8789; -73.9227Coordinates: 40°52′44″N 73°55′22″W / 40.8789°N 73.9227°W / 40.8789; -73.9227
Line(s)
Connections Local Transit Hudson Rail Link: J, K, L, M
Platforms 1 side platform
1 island platform
Tracks 3
Other information
Electrified 700V (DC) third rail
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Metro-North Railroad
Fare zone 2
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 237,380 Steady 0%
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
Hudson Line
toward Poughkeepsie
  Former services  
New York Central Railroad
toward Peekskill
Hudson Division

The Spuyten Duyvil Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the Spuyten Duyvil neighborhood of the Bronx, New York via the Hudson Line. Trains leave for New York City every 25 to 35 minutes on weekdays. It is about 10.4 miles from Grand Central Terminal and travel time to Grand Central is about 23 minutes.

As of August 2006, daily commuter ridership was 913 and there were 100 parking spots.[1] More than half of the commuters travel to the station using the Hudson Rail Link bus.[2]

On December 1, 2013, a train derailment near the station resulted in 4 deaths and 75 injuries.[3]

Platforms and tracks[edit]

The station has two high-level platforms. The north one is an eight-car-long side platform generally used by northbound trains. The south one is a four-car-long island platform generally used by southbound trains.

The Hudson Line has three tracks here. The northbound platform is next to Track 1 and the southbound platform is between Tracks 2 and 4. Directly east (railroad south) of the station, Track 4 merges with Track 2.


1 Hudson Line for Croton–Harmon, Poughkeepsie
2 Hudson Line for Grand Central
4 Hudson Line for Grand Central

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hudson Line". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  2. ^ Grossman, Manny (December 27, 2007). "Spuyten Duyvil Station Makes Room for Buses". The Riverdale Press. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  3. ^ “Metro-North Train Derails in the Bronx”, New York Times, December 1, 2013

External links[edit]

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