Mosholu Parkway (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

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Mosholu Parkway
"4" train
New York City Subway rapid transit station
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Southwestern staircase
Station statistics
Address Mosholu Parkway & Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467
Borough The Bronx
Locale Bedford Park, Norwood
Coordinates 40°52′47″N 73°53′05″W / 40.879711°N 73.884687°W / 40.879711; -73.884687Coordinates: 40°52′47″N 73°53′05″W / 40.879711°N 73.884687°W / 40.879711; -73.884687
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Jerome Avenue Line
Services       4 all times (all times)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: Bx1, Bx2, Bx10, Bx28
Bus transport Bee-Line Bus: 4, 20, 21
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
Opened April 15, 1918; 99 years ago (April 15, 1918)
Traffic
Passengers (2015) 2,891,451[1]Increase 0.2%
Rank 180 out of 425
Station succession
Next north Woodlawn: 4 all times
Next south Bedford Park Boulevard – Lehman College: 4 all times

Mosholu Parkway is a local station on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Mosholu Parkway and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, it is served by the 4 train at all times.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
to Woodlawn
to Bedford Pk Bl
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local "4" train toward Woodlawn (Terminus)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Southbound local "4" train toward Crown Heights–Utica Avenue (New Lots Avenue late nights) (Bedford Park Boulevard–Lehman College)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines
G Street Level Entrances/Exits

The Mosholu Parkway station has three tracks and two side platforms. It opened on April 15, 1918 as part of the final extension of the IRT Jerome Avenue Line to Woodlawn.[2] A renovation removed two mosaics on each platform and opened the portion of the station's walls that span the parkway.

The middle track, which starts just north of the station, is generally not used in revenue service. From June 8, 2009 to June 26, 2009, four morning rush-hour trains operated express in the southbound direction in a pilot program by New York City Transit, stopping at Burnside Avenue and 149th Street – Grand Concourse before resuming the normal express route at 125th Street. Although Mosholu Parkway is not designed as an express station, the trains used a switch for the express track south of the station.[3] From October 26, 2009 to December 11, 2009, a second pilot program had five southbound 4 trains running express in the AM rush hour.[4]

South of this station is a track connection from Jerome Yard to all three tracks in the southbound direction only.

Exits[edit]

Station exits lead to either side of Jerome Avenue between the service roadways of Mosholu Parkway. The mezzanine under the platforms is brick.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 
  2. ^ "Jerome Av. Line Ordered Opened.". query.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2016-06-05. 
  3. ^ "MTA New York City Transit Pilots Bronx Express Service Along the Jerome Ave. Line" (Press release). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2009-06-04. Retrieved 2009-06-08. 
  4. ^ "Second Pilot Program of Bronx Express Service Along the Jerome Ave. Line Set to Begin" (Press release). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2009-10-22. Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  5. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Van Cortlandt Park / NY Botanical Garden" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 

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