Tompkins Avenue (BMT Lexington Avenue Line)
|Former New York City Subway rapid transit station|
|Address||Lexington Avenue and Tompkins Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216
|Services||BMT Lexington Avenue Line|
|Transit connections||Tompkins, Marcy, and
Ocean Avenue streetcars.
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||May 13, 1885|
|Closed||October 13, 1950|
|Next north||Sumner Avenue|
|Next south||Nostrand Avenue|
Tompkins Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Lexington Avenue Line. It had two tracks and two side platforms. It was located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and Tompkins Avenue in Brooklyn. The station was opened on May 13, 1885, and had connections to the Tompkins Avenue Line, Marcy Avenue Line, and Ocean Avenue Line streetcars. It closed on October 13, 1950. The next southbound stop was Nostrand Avenue. The next northbound stop was Sumner Avenue.
- "Lexington Avenue El". Station Reporter. Retrieved January 25, 2009.
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