Steinway Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)

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Steinway Street
NYCS E NYCS M NYCS R
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Steinway Street Station by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address Steinway Street & Broadway
Astoria, NY 11103
Borough Queens
Locale Astoria
Coordinates 40°45′31″N 73°55′08″W / 40.758668°N 73.918934°W / 40.758668; -73.918934Coordinates: 40°45′31″N 73°55′08″W / 40.758668°N 73.918934°W / 40.758668; -73.918934
Division B (IND)
Line IND Queens Boulevard Line
Services       E late nights (late nights)
      M weekdays until 11 p.m. (weekdays until 11 p.m.)
      R all hours except late nights (all hours except late nights)
Connection
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened August 19, 1933; 81 years ago (1933-08-19)
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 4,798,179[1] Decrease 1.4%
Rank 97 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 46th Street: E late nights M weekdays until 11 p.m. R all hours except late nights
Next south 36th Street: E late nights M weekdays until 11 p.m. R all hours except late nights

Steinway Street is a local station on the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway. It is served by the R train at all times except nights, when the E train takes over service. The M train provides additional service here on weekdays except nights.

This station has two tracks and two side platforms. The platform tiles are white with a purple trim line and narrow black border. Beneath them are black tiles with the word "STEINWAY" in white. The name tablets have a purple border, white letters, and black tile backgrounds. Purple i-beam columns run at regular intervals along both platforms.

There are two separate mezzanines, one at each end of the station, and crossover is allowed on both of them. The full-time side on Steinway Street near Broadway has two street stairs. This side has two small staircases to the southbound side and a single platform-wide staircase on the northbound side. The part-time side at 34th Avenue and Steinway Street currently has no booth (it had been completely dismantled for asbestos abatement), and is HEET turnstile access at all times. This side has two stairs to the street and one to each platform.

South of this station, the express tracks rejoin the local tracks and the line becomes four tracks again.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/ Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS M toward Middle Village – Metropolitan Avenue weekdays (36th Street)
NYCS R toward Bay Ridge – 95th Street (36th Street)
NYCS E toward World Trade Center late nights (36th Street)
Northbound local NYCS R (NYCS M weekdays) toward Forest Hills – 71st Avenue (46th Street)
NYCS E toward Jamaica Center late nights (46th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 

External links[edit]

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