176th Street (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

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176th Street
NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg
New York City Subway rapid transit station
176th Street station with departing downtown train.jpg
View south from northbound platform
Station statistics
Address 176th Street & Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
Borough The Bronx
Locale Morris Heights
Coordinates 40°50′55″N 73°54′42″W / 40.848619°N 73.911767°W / 40.848619; -73.911767Coordinates: 40°50′55″N 73°54′42″W / 40.848619°N 73.911767°W / 40.848619; -73.911767
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Jerome Avenue Line
Services       4 all times (all times)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: Bx32
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened June 2, 1917 (99 years ago) (1917-06-02)
Traffic
Passengers (2015) 1,969,221[1]Increase 6.5%
Rank 251 out of 425
Station succession
Next north Burnside Avenue: 4 all times
Next south Mount Eden Avenue: 4 all times

176th Street is a local station on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 176th Street and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, it is served by the 4 train at all times.

History[edit]

This station opened with the first part of the Jerome Avenue Line on June 2, 1917 as a shuttle service between Kingsbridge Road and 149th Street. Only the southbound platform was in use at Kingsbridge Road.[2][3] This was in advance of through service to the IRT Lexington Avenue Line, which began on July 17, 1918.[4] This station was rehabilitated in 2004.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to Burnside Av
to Mount Eden Av
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg toward Woodlawn (Burnside Avenue)
Peak-direction express NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg does not stop here (select rush hour trips)
Southbound local NYCS-bull-trans-4.svg toward Crown Heights–Utica Avenue (New Lots Avenue late nights) (Mount Eden Avenue)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

It has old style signs painted over and covered up with new style signs, and features new fare control railings as a crossunder. The station has three tracks with two side platforms.[5]

Exits[edit]

The fare control is in a mezzanine below the tracks. Outside fare control, stairs lead to either southwest corner of Jerome Avenue and 176th Street.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Archived from the original on May 28, 2013. Retrieved April 19, 2016. 
  2. ^ "www.nycsubway.org: Service Begun on the Jerome Avenue Line (1917)". www.nycsubway.org. June 1, 1905. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Annual report. 1916-1917.". HathiTrust. Interborough Rapid Transit Company. December 12, 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ Brooklyn Daily Eagle Almanac. Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1922. p. 372. 
  5. ^ Dougherty, Peter (2016). Tracks of the New York City Subway 2016 (14th ed.). Dougherty. 
  6. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: University Heights" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 

External links[edit]

Street stair