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Zerega Avenue (IRT Pelham Line)

Zerega Avenue is a local station on the IRT Pelham Line of the New York City Subway. Located at Zerega Avenue and Westchester Avenue in the Bronx, it is served by the 6 train at all times except weekdays in the peak direction, when the <6> train takes over.

 Zerega Avenue
 "6" train "6" express train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station
Zerega Avenue (IRT Pelham Line) by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
AddressZerega Avenue & Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461
BoroughThe Bronx
LocaleUnionport
Coordinates40°50′12″N 73°50′48″W / 40.836769°N 73.846793°W / 40.836769; -73.846793Coordinates: 40°50′12″N 73°50′48″W / 40.836769°N 73.846793°W / 40.836769; -73.846793
DivisionA (IRT)
LineIRT Pelham Line
Services      6 all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction) <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)​
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: Bx4
StructureElevated
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks3 (2 in regular service)
Other information
OpenedOctober 24, 1920; 98 years ago (October 24, 1920)
RebuiltJuly 5, 2014; 4 years ago (July 5, 2014) to April 27, 2015; 3 years ago (2015-04-27)[1]
Station code364[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2017)799,739[3]Increase 2%
Rank380 out of 425
Station succession
Next northWestchester Square–East Tremont Avenue: 6 all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction
Next southCastle Hill Avenue: 6 all times except weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction

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Station layoutEdit

Track layout
 
 
 
 
     
         
           
         
         
     
 
 
 
 
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local   AM rush,   other times toward Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall (Castle Hill Avenue)
Peak-direction express No regular service
Northbound local   PM rush,   other times toward Pelham Bay Park (Westchester Square–East Tremont Avenue)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent, MetroCard machines
G Street level Exit/entrance
 
Looking west

This elevated station has three tracks and two side platforms. The center track is not used in regular service.

It resembles other elevated stations along the line: it has wood mezzanines and no windscreens along the platform edges.

From July 5, 2014 to April 27, 2015, as part of a $109 million rebuilding project at five Pelham Line stations,[1] this station, along with Buhre Avenue, was closed for station rehabilitation work.[4][5]

ExitsEdit

The station's only exit is a mezzanine beneath the tracks. Outside fare control, stairs lead to the northeast and southwest corners of Westchester Avenue and Zerega Avenue.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Zerega Av and Buhre Av 6 Stations To Reopen After Renewal Project" (Press release). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. April 24, 2015. Retrieved April 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  3. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2012–2017". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "MTA - Press Release - NYC Transit - Zerega Avenue and Buhre Avenue 6 Line Stations to Close for Seven Months for Renewal". Retrieved April 11, 2016.
  5. ^ "mta.info - Service Notice". Retrieved April 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Pelham Bay" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved July 20, 2016.

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