Nostrand Avenue station (BMT Fulton Street Line)
Nostrand Avenue was a station on the demolished BMT Fulton Street Line. It was originally built on April 24, 1888 and had 2 tracks and 2 side platforms. It was served by trains of the BMT Fulton Street Line, and served as the eastern terminus of the line for a month and a week. Nostrand Avenue station had connections to at least four streetcar lines; The Nostrand Avenue Trolley, the Lorimer Street Line, the Marcy Avenue Line, and the Ocean Avenue Line trolleys. Under the Dual Contracts, the station was the west end of a project to expand the line from two to three tacks. On April 9, 1936, the Independent Subway System built the Nostrand Avenue Subway Station along the IND Fulton Street Line. The el station became obsolete, and it closed on May 31, 1940.
|Former New York City Subway station|
|Address||Fulton Street and Nostrand Avenue|
Brooklyn, NY 11216
|Line||BMT Fulton Street Line|
|Transit connections||Nostrand Avenue, Lorimer Street,|
Marcy Avenue, and Ocean Avenue Trolleys
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||April 24, 1888|
|Closed||May 31, 1940|
|Next west||Franklin Avenue|
|Next east||Brooklyn Avenue|
- "Fulton Street El". StationReporter.net. Archived from the original on 2013-04-08.
- "Two Subway Links Start Wednesday". The New York Times. April 6, 1936. p. 23. Retrieved October 7, 2011.
- "NEW SUBWAY LINK OPENED BY MAYOR; He Tells 15,000 in Brooklyn It Will Be Extended to Queens When Red Tape Is Cut". The New York Times. April 9, 1936. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
- "Fulton Street 'L' Was Last Word In Progreess at '88 opening". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 31, 1940. Retrieved February 19, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
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