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Kingsbridge Road station (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

Kingsbridge Road is a rehabilitated local station on the elevated IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Kingsbridge Road and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, it is served by the 4 train at all times.

 Kingsbridge Road
 "4" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station (rapid transit)
Kingsbridge Road station with armory.jpg
Platform view, with Kingsbridge Armory
Station statistics
AddressKingsbridge Road & Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
BoroughThe Bronx
LocaleKingsbridge Heights, Fordham
Coordinates40°52′04″N 73°53′50″W / 40.86778°N 73.89722°W / 40.86778; -73.89722Coordinates: 40°52′04″N 73°53′50″W / 40.86778°N 73.89722°W / 40.86778; -73.89722
DivisionA (IRT)
LineIRT Jerome Avenue Line
Services      4 all times (all times)
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: Bx9, Bx22, Bx28, Bx32
StructureElevated
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
OpenedJune 2, 1917; 102 years ago (1917-06-02)
Station code381[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2018)2,783,082[2]Decrease 8%
Rank173 out of 424
Station succession
Next northBedford Park Boulevard–Lehman College: 4 all times
Next southFordham Road: 4 all times

HistoryEdit

Kingsbridge Road station opened on June 2, 1917, and was the original northern terminus of the line until April 15, 1918 when the line was extended to Woodlawn.

Station layoutEdit

Track layout
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local   toward Woodlawn (Bedford Park Boulevard–Lehman College)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Southbound local   toward Crown Heights–Utica Avenue (New Lots Avenue late nights) (Fordham Road)
Side platform, doors will open on the right }
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent, MetroCard machines
G Street level Entrances/exits

The station has three tracks and two side platforms. The middle track is generally not used in revenue service. It is a typical IRT elevated station. The Kingsbridge Armory rises immediately to the west of the station.

ExitsEdit

The station has a wooden mezzanine under the tracks. Exit stairs go to both northern corners of Jerome Avenue and Kingsbridge Road. There are two stairs to the northeast corner and one to the northwest.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2013–2018". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. July 18, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "Kingsbridge Road Neighborhood Map" (PDF). new.mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. April 2018. Retrieved February 28, 2019.

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