St. Lawrence Avenue (IRT Pelham Line)

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St. Lawrence Avenue
NYCS 6
New York City Subway rapid transit station
St Lawrence Avenue (IRT Pelham Line) by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address St. Lawrence Avenue & Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
Borough The Bronx
Locale Parkchester
Coordinates 40°49′54″N 73°52′02″W / 40.831573°N 73.867307°W / 40.831573; -73.867307Coordinates: 40°49′54″N 73°52′02″W / 40.831573°N 73.867307°W / 40.831573; -73.867307
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)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,280,074[1] Increase 14.5%
Rank 325 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Parkchester: 6 all times
Next south Morrison Avenue – Soundview: 6 all times

St. Lawrence Avenue is a local station on the IRT Pelham Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of St. Lawrence Avenue and Westchester Avenue in the Bronx. It is served by 6 train at all times.

The station was built on May 30, 1920 along with other stations north from Whitlock Avenue in Longwood. It resembles other elevated stations along the line: it has wood mezzanines and no windscreens along the platform edges. St. Lawrence Avenue is the northernmost station on the IRT Pelham Line that does not serve rush-hour express service.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS 6 toward Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall (Morrison Avenue – Soundview)
Peak-direction express NYCS 6d does not stop here →
Northbound local NYCS 6 toward Pelham Bay Park or Parkchester (Parkchester)
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. 

External links[edit]

An R142A 6 Express train runs through Saint Lawrence Avenue station.