Vanderbilt Avenue (BMT Myrtle Avenue Line)

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For the demolished station actually at Fulton Street and Vanderbilt Avenue, see Vanderbilt Avenue (BMT Fulton Street Line).
Vanderbilt Avenue
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address Myrtle Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Borough Brooklyn
Services BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
BMT Lexington Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened February 13, 1888; 129 years ago (February 13, 1888)
Closed 1950; 67 years ago (1950) (Lex Ave.)
October 4, 1969; 47 years ago (October 4, 1969) (Myrtle Ave.)
Station succession
Next north Washington Avenue
Next south Navy Street

Vanderbilt Avenue was a station on the now-demolished BMT Myrtle Avenue Line. It had two tracks and one island platform. It closed on October 4, 1969, along with the rest of the elevated structure, after a fire. The next stop to the north was Washington Avenue, and to the south was Navy Street.

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