Freeman Street (IRT White Plains Road Line)

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Freeman Street
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New York City Subway rapid transit station
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Station statistics
Address Freeman Street & Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10459
Borough The Bronx
Locale Crotona Park East
Coordinates 40°49′48″N 73°53′31″W / 40.830°N 73.892°W / 40.830; -73.892Coordinates: 40°49′48″N 73°53′31″W / 40.830°N 73.892°W / 40.830; -73.892
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT White Plains Road Line
Services       2 all times (all times)
      5 all except late nights and rush hours, peak direction (all except late nights and rush hours, peak direction)
Connection NYCT Bus: Bx19
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened November 26, 1904; 110 years ago (1904-11-26)
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 1,517,066[1]Increase 2%
Rank 298 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 174th Street: 2 all times 5 all except late nights and rush hours, peak direction
Next south Simpson Street: 2 all times 5 all except late nights and rush hours, peak direction

Freeman Street is a local station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Freeman Street and Southern Boulevard in Crotona Park East, Bronx, it is served by the 2 train at all times, and the 5 train at all other times except during late nights and rush hours in the peak direction.

The station resembles Prospect Avenue, with three tracks and two side platforms. It also has heaters, a wooden mezzanine and floor and an open old booth similar to Simpson Street.

Freeman Street was opened on November 26, 1904, and was a terminal for the Bergen Avenue By-pass spur of the IRT Third Avenue Line prior to 1955.[2] On July 10, 1905 the "IRT Broadway Express Line" was constructed at Jackson Avenue, and the station began serving these trains as well. It was renovated in 2004.

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local NYCS-bull-trans-2.svg toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College (Simpson Street)
NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg toward Flatbush Avenue – Brooklyn College weekdays, Bowling Green weekends (Simpson Street)
Peak-direction express NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg does not stop here (rush hours only) →
Northbound local NYCS-bull-trans-2.svg toward 241st Street (174th Street)
NYCS-bull-trans-5.svg toward Dyre Avenue (174th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine Station agent, MetroCard vending machines, fare control
G Street Level Exit / Entrance

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