Allerton Avenue (IRT White Plains Road Line)

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Allerton Avenue
NYCS-bull-trans-2.svg NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg
New York City Subway rapid transit station
R142 WPR Local Allerton Avenue WP Rd.jpg
An R142 train sits at the station
Station statistics
Address Allerton Avenue & White Plains Road
Bronx, NY 10467
Borough The Bronx
Locale Allerton
Coordinates 40°51′54″N 73°52′01″W / 40.865°N 73.867°W / 40.865; -73.867Coordinates: 40°51′54″N 73°52′01″W / 40.865°N 73.867°W / 40.865; -73.867
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT White Plains Road Line
Services       2 all times (all times)
      5 rush hours, peak direction (rush hours, peak direction)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: Bx26, Bx39
Bus transport MTA Bus: BxM11
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened March 3, 1917; 98 years ago (1917-03-03)
Passengers (2014) 1,829,712[1]Increase 4.7%
Rank 256 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Burke Avenue: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction
Next south Pelham Parkway: 2 all times 5 rush hours, peak direction

Allerton Avenue is a local station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway. Located in the shopping district of Allerton, Bronx, at Allerton Avenue and White Plains Road, it is served by the 2 train at all times, and the 5 train during rush hours in the peak direction.

Station layout[edit]

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS-bull-trans-2.svg toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College (Pelham Parkway)
NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College (AM rush) (Pelham Parkway)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Northbound local NYCS-bull-trans-2.svg toward 241st Street (Burke Avenue)
NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg toward Nereid Avenue (PM rush) (Burke Avenue)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine Station agent, MetroCard vending machines, fare control
G Street Level Exit / Entrance

This elevated station, opened on March 3, 1917 and renovated in early 2005, has three tracks and two side platforms.

Both platforms have beige windscreens and red canopies with green outlines, frames, and support columns in the center and black, waist-high steel fences at either ends with lampposts at regular intervals. The windscreens have mesh fences at various points. The station signs are in the standard black name plates with white lettering.

This station has one elevated station house beneath the center of the platforms and tracks. Two staircases from each platform go down a waiting area. The back of the token booth faces this crossunder with a steel fences on either side. On the Wakefield-bound side, there are two exit only turnstiles. On the Manhattan-bound side, there is an emergency gate and a bank of three turnstiles. Outside fare control, two staircases go down to the northwest and southeast corners of Allerton Avenue and White Plains Road. The station house has windows.

The 2006 artwork here is called Allerton Mandalas by Michele Brody. It consists of stained glass panels on the platform windscreens featuring twisting colors of red and green (representing the trunk lines of the 2 and 5 trains).


  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2015-04-25. 

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