Kingsbridge Road (IND Concourse Line)

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Kingsbridge Road
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New York City Subway rapid transit station
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Northwestern stair
Station statistics
Address East Kingsbridge Road & Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10468
Borough The Bronx
Locale North Bronx
Coordinates 40°51′58″N 73°53′40″W / 40.866146°N 73.894343°W / 40.866146; -73.894343Coordinates: 40°51′58″N 73°53′40″W / 40.866146°N 73.894343°W / 40.866146; -73.894343
Division B (IND)
Line IND Concourse Line
Services ‹See Tfm›      B rush hours until 7:00 p.m. (rush hours until 7:00 p.m.)
‹See Tfm›      D all times (all times)
Connection
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 island platforms
cross-platform interchange
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened July 1, 1933; 82 years ago (1933-07-01)
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 2,562,374[1]Increase 7.2%
Rank 191 out of 421
Station succession
Next north Bedford Park Boulevard: B rush hours until 7:00 p.m. D all times
Next south Fordham Road: B rush hours until 7:00 p.m. D all times


Next Handicapped/disabled access north none: B rush hours until 7:00 p.m. D all except rush hours, peak direction
Next Handicapped/disabled access south 161st Street – Yankee Stadium (via Concourse local): B rush hours until 7:00 p.m. D all except rush hours, peak direction
125th Street (via Concourse express): D rush hours, peak direction

Kingsbridge Road is an express station on the IND Concourse Line of the New York City Subway. It is served by the D train at all times and the B train during rush hours only. It has three tracks and two island platforms.

The station has one mezzanine above the platforms and another below them. The full-time entrance is at 196th Street on the north end and contains two street stairs and one stair to each platform. The part-time entrance is at Kingsbridge Road on the south end and contains three stairs to the lower mezzanine with exits to the streets via two stairs to each side of the Concourse or Kingsbridge Road underpasses. However, prior to a booth operation switch in the 1990s, the part-time side was at the current full-time side and vice versa. There are two now closed additional exits still visible on the south side of Kingsbridge Road.

The tile band in this station is Marine Blue and vent chambers are also present. Strange white walls exist at both platform staircases to the Kingsbridge Road exit. It is not known why they were built.

As of 2015, the station has been renovated to comply with ADA standards, with two elevators from the Kingsbridge Road mezzanine to both platforms and another from the mezzanine to the northeast corner of the Concourse and Kingsbridge Road.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
B1 Upper Mezzanine Fare control, station agent
Handicapped/disabled access (Elevator at NE corner of Grand Concourse and Kingsbridge Road)
B2
Platform level
Northbound local NYCS-bull-trans-B.svg toward Bedford Park Boulevard rush hours (Terminus)
NYCS-bull-trans-D.svg toward Norwood – 205th Street off-peak hours (Bedford Park Boulevard)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right Handicapped/disabled access
Peak direction express NYCS-bull-trans-D.svg toward Norwood – 205th Street PM rush (Bedford Park Boulevard)
NYCS-bull-trans-D.svg toward Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue AM rush (Fordham Road)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right Handicapped/disabled access
Southbound local NYCS-bull-trans-B.svg toward Brighton Beach rush hours (Fordham Road)
NYCS-bull-trans-D.svg toward Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue off-peak hours (Fordham Road)
B3 Lower Mezzanine Exit/Entrance
(Note: Lower mezzanine exit/entrance is not handicapped accessible)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 

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