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Ninth Street station (IRT Third Avenue Line)

Ninth Street was an express station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It opened on August 26, 1878 and had two levels. The lower level was served by local trains and had two tracks and two side platforms. It was built first. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track with two side platforms over the lower level local tracks which served express trains. This station closed on May 12, 1955, with the ending of all service on the Third Avenue El south of 149th Street.[1]

 Ninth Street
 
Former New York City Subway station
(King1893NYC) pg988 THIRD-AVENUE ELEVATED RAILROAD, LOOKING NORTH FROM 9TH-STREET STATION.jpg
Northbound view of the local and express tracks at Ninth Street Station.
Station statistics
AddressEast 9th Street and 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10012
BoroughManhattan
LocaleLower Manhattan
Coordinates40°43′48.1″N 73°59′22″W / 40.730028°N 73.98944°W / 40.730028; -73.98944Coordinates: 40°43′48.1″N 73°59′22″W / 40.730028°N 73.98944°W / 40.730028; -73.98944
DivisionA (IRT)
ServicesIRT Third Avenue Line
StructureElevated
Platforms4 side platforms
(2 on both levels)
Tracks3
(1 – upper level)
(2 – lower level)
Other information
OpenedAugust 26, 1878; 141 years ago (August 26, 1878)
ClosedMay 12, 1955; 64 years ago (May 12, 1955)
Station succession
Next north14th Street(Local)
23rd Street(Express)
Next southHouston Street

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Ninth Street (IRT Third Avenue Line) at Wikimedia Commons

  • "3rd Avenue El". nycsubway.org. Retrieved 2009-01-25.
  • "Third Avenue Local". Station Reporter. Archived from the original on 2010-06-09. Retrieved 2009-01-25.