66th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

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66th Street
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Borough Manhattan
Coordinates 40°46′24.96″N 73°58′53.71″W / 40.7736000°N 73.9815861°W / 40.7736000; -73.9815861Coordinates: 40°46′24.96″N 73°58′53.71″W / 40.7736000°N 73.9815861°W / 40.7736000; -73.9815861
Services IRT Ninth Avenue Line
IRT Sixth Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Levels 2
Platforms 4 side platforms (2 on each level)
Tracks 3
(1 upper level)
(2 lower level)
Other information
Closed June 11, 1940; 76 years ago (June 11, 1940)
Station succession
Next north 72nd Street (Local)
116th Street (Express)
Next south 59th Street (Ninth Ave Local)
34th Street (Ninth Ave Express)
50th Street (Sixth Ave Express)

66th Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line. It had two levels. The lower level was built first and had two tracks and two side platforms. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had two track and two side platforms over the lower level local tracks. The station closed on June 11, 1940. The next southbound local stop was 59th Street. The next southbound express stop was 34th Street for Ninth Avenue trains, and 50th Street for IRT Sixth Avenue Line express trains. The next northbound local stop was 72nd Street. The next northbound express stop was 116th Street.