Fort Hamilton Parkway (BMT Sea Beach Line)
Fort Hamilton Parkway
|New York City Subway station (rapid transit)|
Coney Island-bound platform
|Address||Fort Hamilton Parkway & 62nd Street|
Brooklyn, NY 11219
|Locale||Bensonhurst, Sunset Park|
|Line||BMT Sea Beach Line|
|Services||N (all times) |
W (selected rush-hour trips)
|Transit connections||New York City Bus: B16|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Tracks||4 (2 in regular service)|
|Opened||June 22, 1915|
|Passengers (2017)||988,664 78.4%|
|Rank||364 out of 425|
|Next north||Eighth Avenue: N W|
|Next south||New Utrecht Avenue: temporarily closed for renovation|
Fort Hamilton Parkway is a local station on the BMT Sea Beach Line of the New York City Subway, located in Brooklyn at the intersection of Fort Hamilton Parkway and 62nd Street. It is served by the N train at all times and several W trains during rush hours in the northbound direction only. Southbound trains will not stop here until Spring 2019 due to station rehabilitation.
Station agent, MetroCard vending machines
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|Northbound local||← toward Astoria–Ditmars Boulevard (Eighth Avenue)|
|Reversible express||do not stop here →|
|Center track||→ Trackbed|
|Southbound local||→ No service (New Utrecht Avenue)|
|Side platform, being renovated until 2019|
This open-cut station opened on June 22, 1915. It has four tracks and two side platforms, but the two center express tracks are not normally used. The northbound platform has metal canopies while the southbound platform has concrete walls and roof.
At this point, the LIRR Bay Ridge Branch runs alongside north of the line.
From January 18, 2016 to May 22, 2017, the Manhattan-bound platform at this station was closed for renovations. The Coney Island-bound platforms closed on July 31, 2017, with an expected reopening in Spring 2019.
Each end has a crossover. The full-time west exit leads to Fort Hamilton Parkway and 62nd Street while the HEET east exit leads to 11th Avenue and 62nd–63rd Streets. The distance between 11th Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway makes the platforms much longer than a typical "B" Division train. The station house's construction is stucco with tile interior.
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- Katinas, Paula (December 18, 2014). "Commuter headache: MTA to renovate N train stations". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Retrieved January 18, 2016.
- "New York City Subway Map" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. May 1, 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 2, 2017. Retrieved May 2, 2017.
- DeJesus, Jaime (May 17, 2017). "Manhattan-bound service to return to N stations on Sea Beach Line". brooklynreporter.com. Retrieved May 18, 2017.
- "Manhattan-Bound Service Returns to N Stations on Sea Beach Line". www.mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. May 17, 2017. Retrieved May 26, 2017.
- "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Sunset Park" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved August 2, 2015.
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