106th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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106th Street
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Borough Manhattan
Coordinates 40°47′30″N 73°56′40″W / 40.79167°N 73.94444°W / 40.79167; -73.94444
Services IRT Third Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 4 side platforms (2 on each level)
Tracks 3
(1 – upper level)
(2 – lower level)
Other information
Opened December 30, 1878; 135 years ago (December 30, 1878)
Closed May 12, 1955; 58 years ago (May 12, 1955)
Station succession
Next north 116th Street (Local)
125th Street (Express)
Next south 99th Street (Local)
42nd Street (Express)

106th Street was an express station on the IRT Third Avenue Line in New York City. The station was opened on December 30, 1878, and had two levels. The lower level had two tracks and two side platforms and served local trains. The upper level had one track and two side platforms over the local tracks on the lower level and served express trains. It was built as part of the Dual Contracts. The next stop to the north was 116th Street for local trains and 125th Street for express trains. The next stop to the south was 99th Street for local trains and 42nd Street for express trains. The station closed on May 12, 1955.

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