Reid Avenue station (BMT Lexington Avenue Line)

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 Reid Avenue
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
AddressLexington Avenue and Reid Avenue (Malcolm X Boulevard)
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Coordinates40°41′24″N 73°55′50″W / 40.690055°N 73.930470°W / 40.690055; -73.930470Coordinates: 40°41′24″N 73°55′50″W / 40.690055°N 73.930470°W / 40.690055; -73.930470
DivisionB (BMT)
ServicesBMT Lexington Avenue Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2 (lower level)
Other information
OpenedMay 13, 1885; 134 years ago (May 13, 1885)
ClosedOctober 13, 1950; 69 years ago (October 13, 1950)
Station succession
Next westSumner Avenue
Next eastGates Avenue

Reid Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Lexington Avenue Line. It was opened on May 13, 1885, and had 2 tracks and 2 side platforms. It was located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Reid Avenue in Brooklyn, and as such it had a connection to the Utica and Reid Avenues Line streetcars. It closed on October 13, 1950. The next southbound stop was Sumner Avenue. The next northbound stop was Gates Avenue.


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