34th Street station (IRT Second Avenue Line)

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 34th Street
 Second Avenue
 
Former New York City Subway station
Elevated R.R. 34th st. and 2d Ave., N. Y, from Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views (cropped).jpg
Both levels of the 34th Street station when viewed from 34th St.
Station statistics
AddressEast 34th Street and 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10016
BoroughManhattan
LocaleMidtown Manhattan
Coordinates40°44′41.31″N 73°58′32.95″W / 40.7448083°N 73.9758194°W / 40.7448083; -73.9758194Coordinates: 40°44′41.31″N 73°58′32.95″W / 40.7448083°N 73.9758194°W / 40.7448083; -73.9758194
DivisionA (IRT)
ServicesIRT Second Avenue Line
IRT 34th Street Ferry Shuttle
StructureElevated
Platforms2 side platforms (main line)
1 island platform (shuttle)
Tracks5
(3 – main line)
(2 – shuttle)
Other information
ClosedJune 13, 1942; 77 years ago (June 13, 1942)
Station succession
Next north42nd Street (2nd Ave)
Third Avenue (shuttle)
Next south23rd Street (2nd Ave)
34th Street Ferry (shuttle)

34th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Second Avenue Line. It had two levels. The upper level had three tracks and two side platforms and was used for the Second Avenue line trains. The lower level, also known as Second Avenue, had two tracks and one island platform and was used by 34th Street shuttle trains. The next stop to the north was 42nd Street. The next stop to the south was 23rd Street. The next eastbound stop on the shuttle was 34th Street Ferry. The next westbound stop on the shuttle was Third Avenue. The shuttle platform closed on July 14, 1930, and the main line station closed on June 13, 1942.

References[edit]

  • "Second Avenue Local". Station Reporter. Archived from the original on 30 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
  • http://www.nycsubway.org/perl/caption.pl?/img/maps/calcagno-1920-elevated.gif