Inwood–207th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)
|New York City Subway rapid transit station|
|Address||West 207th Street & Broadway
New York, NY 10034
|Line||IND Eighth Avenue Line|
|Services||A (all times)|
|Transit connections|| NYCT Bus: Bx7, Bx12, Bx12 SBS, Bx20
MTA Bus: BxM1
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||September 10, 1932|
|Former/other names||Washington Heights–207th Street|
|Broadway and 207th Street, Broadway & 211th Street/Isham Street|
|Passengers (2015)||3,068,931 2.9%|
|Rank||166 out of 425|
|Next north||(Terminal): A|
|Next south||Dyckman Street: A|
|Next north||none: A|
|Next south||175th Street: A|
Inwood–207th Street (formerly Washington Heights–207th Street) is the northern terminal station of the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 207th Street and Broadway in the Manhattan neighborhood of Inwood, near Inwood Hill Park, it is served by the A train at all times.
This underground station opened as Washington Heights–207th Street and was part of the 28 stations opened on September 10, 1932, and served as the northern terminus of the Eighth Avenue Line south to Chambers Street/Hudson Terminal.
|M||Mezzanine||Fare control, station agent
(Elevator at SW corner of Broadway and 207th Street)
|Track 4||toward Far Rockaway, Lefferts Boulevard, or Rockaway Park (Dyckman Street) →|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left or right|
|Track 3||toward Far Rockaway, Lefferts Boulevard, or Rockaway Park (Dyckman Street) →|
There is a single island platform between the two tracks, which are designated as Tracks A3 and A4, and end at bumper blocks just north of the platform at Chaining Station 1541+00. To the immediate south is an Interlocking Plant made up of a diamond crossover that allows trains to get to the correct track, and then proceed to share the right of way with the 207th Street Yard leads to Dyckman Street, which is the next station south. This station terminal has been refurbished with two ADA-accessible elevators added. The mezzanine and street elevator shaft includes artwork titled At the Start...At Long Last by Sheila LaBrettville. The terminal is operated by a Dispatcher's Office at the south end, while the Interlocking Plant is controlled by the CTC located in the 207th Street Yard.
- The main exit is three street stairs and an elevator at Broadway and 207th Street. The elevator is at the northwest corner while one stair leads from the other three corners.
- The north exit is two street stairs to either northern corner of Broadway, Isham Street, and 211st Street.
Nearby points of interest
- New York Times, List of the 28 Stations on the New Eighth Ave Line, September 10, 1932, page 6
- "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
- "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2016-04-19.
- Crowell, Paul (September 10, 1932). "Gay Midnight Crowd Rides First Trains In The New Subway: Throngs at Station an Hour Before Time, Rush Turnstiles When Chains are Dropped". New York Times. Retrieved 8 November 2015.
- "Review of the A and C Lines" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. December 11, 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
- "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Inwood" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2016.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Inwood – 207th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line).|
- nycsubway.org – IND 8th Avenue: 207th Street
- nycsubway.org – At the Start... At Long Last Artwork by Sheila Levrant de Bretteville (1999)
- Station Reporter – A Lefferts
- Station Reporter – A Rockaway
- MTA's Arts For Transit – Inwood–207th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)
- 207th Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
- Isham Street/211th Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
- Platform from Google Maps Street View