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Second Avenue Lines

 

Second Avenue Local

North = 129th Street

South = to South Ferry or City Hall

Elevated Line

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SOUTH FERRY 

South Ferry had one side platform and one island platform joined at the south end for the Second Avenue and Sixth avenue/Ninth Avenue Systems. The east platforms were used by Second Avenue and West platforms by 6th and 9th Avenue Trains. There was even a loop allowing Downtown 3rd Avenue Trains to go north on 6th or 9th Avenue Systems

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HANOVER SQUARE

 

Hanover Square had two tracks and an island platform

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FULTON STREET

 

Fulton Street had two tracks and an island platform

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FRANKLIN SQUARE 

Franklin Square had two tracks and an island platform

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CHATHAM SQUARE

Chatham Square The lower level had two tracks and an island platform and was used by the 2nd and some 3rd Avenue Systems. The upper level had three tracks and two island platforms and served trains coming from City Hall Station which was served by some trains on both systems. City Hall is described on the complexes page.

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CANAL STREET

 

Canal Street had three tracks and two wall platforms. The third track was on an upper level

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GRAND STREET 

Grand Street had three tracks and two wall platforms. The third track was on an upper level

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RIVINGTON STREET

 

Rivington Street had three tracks and two wall platforms. The third track was on an upper level

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FIRST STREET

 

First Street had three tracks and two wall platforms. The third track was on an upper level

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8TH STREET

 

8th Street had two tracks and two wall platforms. The third track was on an upper level

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14H STREET

14th Street had three tracks and two wall platforms on the lower level and two wall platforms on the upper level used by express trains

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19TH STREET 

19th Street had three tracks and two wall platforms

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23RD STREET 

23rd Street had two tracks and two wall platforms

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34TH STREET

 

34th Street had two tracks and two side platforms on the upper level used by the 2nd Avenue System and two tracks and an island platform on the lower level used by the 34th Street Shuttle.

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42ND STREET

42nd Street is on one level with three tracks and two island platforms

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50TH STREET

 

50th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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57TH STREET

 

57th Street had two levels. The lower level had three tracks and two side platforms and continued toward the Bronx. The upper level, which continued to Queens, had a center platform and serviced trains coming from Queens

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65TH STREET

 

65th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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72ND STREET

 

72nd Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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80TH STREET

 

80th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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86TH STREET

 

86th Street had three tracks with the lower level serving locals with two side platforms. The upper level had two side platforms and served the center track used by expresses

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92ND STREET

 

92nd Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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99TH STREET 

99th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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105TH STREET

 

105th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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111TH STREET 

111th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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117TH STREET 

117th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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121ST STREET

121st Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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125TH STREET+

125th Street had three tracks and two island platforms

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129TH STREET TERMINAL

 

129th Street Terminal was a massive station with platforms from North to south as follows:

Island platform, island platform, a bypass track and two more island platforms. The southernmost island was used by 2nd Avenue Trains and the balance by 3rd Avenue Trains

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