67th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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67th Street
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Waiting for the Third Avenue elevated railway 8d22299v.jpg
HABS image of three women waiting for a train at 67th Street in September 1942.
Station statistics
Borough Manhattan
Coordinates 40°45′59.6″N 73°57′46.6″W / 40.766556°N 73.962944°W / 40.766556; -73.962944Coordinates: 40°45′59.6″N 73°57′46.6″W / 40.766556°N 73.962944°W / 40.766556; -73.962944
Services IRT Third Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
(1 – upper level)
(2 – lower level)
Other information
Opened September 16, 1878; 138 years ago (September 16, 1878)
Closed May 12, 1955; 61 years ago (May 12, 1955)
Station succession
Next north 76th Street
Next south 59th Street

67th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It had two levels. The lower level was served by local trains and had two tracks and two side platforms. It was built first. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track for express trains. 67th Street station opened on September 16, 1878 by the New York Elevated Railway Company, and was the terminus of the IRT Third Avenue Line until it was expanded to 89th Street on December 9, 1878. This station closed on May 12, 1955, with the ending of all service on the Third Avenue El south of 149th Street.[1]

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