Southold (LIRR station)
Southold station as seen from Youngs Avenue
|Location||Youngs Avenue & Traveler Street
Southold, New York
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Connections|| Suffolk County Transit: S92
Island Cab Company
|Opened||July 29, 1844|
Southold is a station along the Main Line (Greenport Branch) of the Long Island Rail Road. It is located on Youngs Avenue and Traveler Street, just north of NY 25 (Main Road) in Southold, New York, and is the last LIRR station to be located north of NY 25.
The station opened on July 29, 1844, and then was rebuilt between November 1869 and January 1870. The station was closed again in 1958, and then burned down in June 1962. When Peconic station closed sometime in 1970, Southold station became the nearest replacement. A high-level platform was added during the 1990s.
Platform and track configuration
|■||no service (siding)|
|1||■ Greenport Branch||toward Ronkonkoma (Mattituck)|
|■ Greenport Branch||toward Greenport (Terminus)|
This station has one high-level side platform south of the tracks that is long enough for one and a half cars to receive and discharge passengers. The Main Line has two tracks at this location, one is a siding.
- Average weekday, 2006 LIRR Origin and Destination Study
- "Long Island Railroad Company; Completion and Opening of Road to Greenport; 96 Miles (1844)". TrainsAreFun.com.
- "American Railroad Journal, and General Advertiser for Railroads, Canals, Steamboats, Machinery, and Mines". D.K. Minor. 1 January 1845 – via Google Books.
- "http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirrphotos/LIRR%20Station%20History.htm". External link in
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