116th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)

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116th Street
NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg NYCS-bull-trans-6.svg NYCS-bull-trans-6d.svg
New York City Subway rapid transit station
116th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address East 116th Street & Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10035
Borough Manhattan
Locale East Harlem
Coordinates 40°47′55″N 73°56′31″W / 40.798607°N 73.942022°W / 40.798607; -73.942022Coordinates: 40°47′55″N 73°56′31″W / 40.798607°N 73.942022°W / 40.798607; -73.942022
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Lexington Avenue Line
Services       4 late nights (late nights)
      6 all times (all times) <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: M98, M101, M102, M103, M116
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened July 17, 1918 (98 years ago) (1918-07-17)
Wireless service Wi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2015) 5,324,072[2]Decrease 0.9%
Rank 86 out of 425
Station succession
Next north 125th Street: 4 late nights 6 all times <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction
Next south 110th Street: 4 late nights 6 all times <6>weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction

116th Street is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street in East Harlem, it is served by the 6 train at all times, the <6> during weekdays in peak direction and the 4 train during late nights.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to 125 St
to 110 St
G Street Level Exit/Entrance
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local NYCS-bull-trans-6.svg NYCS-bull-trans-6d.svg toward Pelham Bay Park (NYCS-bull-trans-6.svg toward Parkchester rush hours and middays) (125th Street)
NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg toward Woodlawn late nights (125th Street)
Southbound local NYCS-bull-trans-6.svg NYCS-bull-trans-6d.svg toward Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall (110th Street)
NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg toward New Lots Avenue late nights (110th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Express tracks[3] Northbound express NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg do not stop here
Southbound express NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg do not stop here →

This underground station has two tracks and two side platforms, and serves local trains only. The two express tracks pass underneath on a lower level and are not visible from the platforms. Fare control is at platform level, and no crossover or crossunder is provided. The station has standard IRT number and station name tiles. Both platforms have emergency exits from the lower level express tracks.

Exits[edit]

Exit location[4] Exit Type Number of exits Platform served
NW corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Southbound
SW corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Southbound
NE corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Northbound
SE corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Northbound

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  2. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2016-03-25. 
  3. ^ Station Reporter — 6 Train
  4. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Harlem/East Harlem" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 

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