Tompkinsville (Staten Island Railway station)

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Staten Island Railway rapid transit station
Tompkinsville Sta jeh.jpg
Tompkinsville station from above.
Station statistics
Address Bay Street & Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10301
Borough Staten Island
Locale Tompkinsville
Coordinates 40°38′12″N 74°04′29″W / 40.6368°N 74.0748°W / 40.6368; -74.0748Coordinates: 40°38′12″N 74°04′29″W / 40.6368°N 74.0748°W / 40.6368; -74.0748
Services SIR Main Line
Transit connections Bus transport New York City Bus: S46, S48, S51, S61, S62, S66, S74, S76, S78, S81, S84, S86, S91, S92, S96, S98
Structure At-grade
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 3 (1 not for passenger service)
Other information
Opened July 31, 1884[1]
Station succession
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Staten Island Railway   Following station
Main Line

Tompkinsville is a Staten Island Railway station in the neighborhood of Tompkinsville, Staten island, New York. It is located at Victory Boulevard and Bay Street on the railroad's main line.

Station layout[edit]

M Stationhouse Exit/Entrance, fare control, overpass to street
G Southbound bypass / yard track Main does not stop here
Southbound Main toward Tottenville (Stapleton)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound Main toward St. George (Terminus)
(No service: Richmond County Bank Ballpark)

This station opened on July 31, 1884, with the extension of the SIRT from Vanderbilt's Landing to Tompkinsville.[1]

The station is located at grade with an island platform and two tracks. All staircases go up to overpasses at both ends of the station. The north entrance leads to Victory Boulevard and Bay Street and there is a parking lot adjacent to the southbound track. The south entrance leads to Hannah Street and there is a third track adjacent to the southbound track on that side. It is part of a Maintenance of Way shop, with barns on both sides of this line and located south of this station.[2]

Because many passengers used to exit at Tompkinsville, most likely to avoid paying the fare at St. George, the SIR installed turnstiles and a stationhouse at the Victory Boulevard entrance which opened on January 20, 2010.[3][4] Customers who enter at the Victory Boulevard entrance now pay the fare. The Hannah Street entrance is used only for emergencies.


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