Murray Hill (LIRR station)

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Murray Hill
Murray Hill LIRR jeh.JPG
Westbound train
Location 150th Street & 41st Avenue
Murray Hill, New York
Coordinates 40°45′46″N 73°48′52″W / 40.762703°N 73.814446°W / 40.762703; -73.814446Coordinates: 40°45′46″N 73°48′52″W / 40.762703°N 73.814446°W / 40.762703; -73.814446
Owned by Long Island Rail Road
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Local Transit NYCT Bus: Q12, Q15, Q15A
Local Transit Nassau Inter-County Express: n20G
Construction
Parking No
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Fare zone 3
History
Opened 1889
Closed 1912
Rebuilt 1914, 1991–1993, 2005
Electrified October 21, 1913
750 V (DC) third rail
Traffic
Passengers (2006) 794[1]
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg LIRR   Following station
toward Penn Station
Port Washington Branch

Murray Hill is a station in the Murray Hill neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens on the Port Washington Branch of the Long Island Rail Road. The station is part of CityTicket. The station is located beneath 150th Street and 41st Avenue, just south of Roosevelt Avenue and is 10.3 miles (16.6 km) from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan.

History[edit]

Murray Hill station was originally built in April 1889, and torn down in 1912[2] when the Port Washington branch was depressed below grade in this area between 1912 and 1914. The station house was replaced in July 1914 with one built on a bridge built over the tracks.[3] This structure was torn down in 1964, and Murray Hill continues to operate as an unmanned station to this day. Minor renovations took place between 1991 and 1993. A new pedestrian bridge as well as other amenities were added in 2005.

Station layout[edit]

The station has two high-level side platforms, each four cars long. The first four cars toward Manhattan and the last four cars toward Great Neck and Port Washington will platform.

G Ground level Exit/entrance, crossover, buses
P
Platform level
Platform A, doors will open on the right
Track 1 Port Washington Branch toward Penn Station (Flushing–Main Street)
Track 2 Port Washington Branch toward Great Neck or Port Washington (Broadway)
Platform B, doors will open on the right

References[edit]

External links[edit]

1891 map of Murray Hill station