Tompkins Avenue station (BMT Myrtle Avenue Line)

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 Tompkins Avenue
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
AddressMyrtle Avenue & Tompkins Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Coordinates40°41′45″N 73°56′47″W / 40.695711°N 73.946367°W / 40.695711; -73.946367Coordinates: 40°41′45″N 73°56′47″W / 40.695711°N 73.946367°W / 40.695711; -73.946367
DivisionB (BMT)
ServicesBMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
OpenedDecember 19, 1889; 129 years ago (December 19, 1889)
ClosedOctober 4, 1969; 50 years ago (October 4, 1969)
Station succession
Next westNostrand Avenue
Next eastSumner Avenue

Tompkins Avenue was a station on the demolished section of the BMT Myrtle Avenue Line. It had two tracks and one island platform. It closed on October 4, 1969, after a fire on the elevated structure. The next stop to the north was Sumner Avenue. The next stop to the south was Nostrand Avenue.


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  • "BMT Myrtle Avenue Line". Retrieved 2009-01-25.
  • "Myrtle Avenue El". Station Reporter. Archived from the original on 2011-06-09. Retrieved 2009-01-25.