116th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)
|Former New York City Subway rapid transit station|
|Address||East 116th Street and 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10029
|Services||IRT Third Avenue Line|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
(1 – upper level)
(2 – lower level)
|Opened||December 30, 1878|
|Closed||May 12, 1955|
|Next north||125th Street|
|Next south||106th Street|
116th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It had three tracks on two levels. The lower level had two tracks and two side platforms for local trains, and was built first. The upper level, built as part of the Dual Contracts, had one track for express trains. This station closed on May 12, 1955, with the ending of all service on the Third Avenue El south of 149th Street.
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- "3rd Avenue El". nycsubway.org. Archived from the original on 27 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
- "Third Avenue Local". Station Reporter. Archived from the original on 2010-06-09. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
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