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Third Avenue Local

North = to Bronx Park or Tremont Avenue

South = to South Ferry or City Hall

 

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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 island platforms. South of the station there were two tail tracks, one on either side of the center track.

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GRAND STREET

Grand Street had three tracks and two island platforms

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HOUSTON STREET

Houston Street had three tracks and two island platforms

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9TH STREET

9th Street had three tracks and two levels. The lower level had two side platforms with the upper level serving the express track with two side platforms physically located over the lower level "local" tracks.

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14TH STREET

14th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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18TH STREET 

18th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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23RD STREET 

23rd Street had three tracks and two levels. The lower level had two side platforms with the upper level serving the express track with two side platforms physically located over the lower level "local" tracks.

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28TH STREET

28th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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34TH STREET 

34th Street had three tracks. A Side platform served southbound locals. The center express had no platform while Northbound was served by a single platform which also served the 34th Street Shuttle at right angles. For more information on the 34th Street shuttle click here.

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42ND STREET

42nd street had three tracks. The express was on the upper level with two side platforms. Northbound locals (lower level) had a side platform. Southbound locals had a side platform shared with the westbound 42nd Street Shuttle via a single right angle platform. For more information on the 42nd Street shuttle click here.

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47TH STREET

47th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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53RD STREET

53rd Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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59TH STREET

59th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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67TH STREET

67th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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76TH STREET

76th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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84TH STREET

84th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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89TH STREET

89th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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99TH STREET

99th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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106TH STREET 

106th Street had three tracks and two levels. The lower level had two side platforms with the upper level serving the express track with two side platforms physically located over the lower level "local" tracks.

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116TH STREET

116th Street had three tracks (express on upper level) and two side platforms serving locals only.

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125TH STREET

125th Street had three tracks and two levels. The lower level had two side platforms with the upper level serving the express track with two side platforms physically located over the lower level "local" tracks.

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129TH STREET 

129th Street was the terminal for some trains and was shared by Second Avenue trains. It 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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133RD STREET

133rd Street had two tracks and an island platform

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136TH STREET

136th Street had two tracks and an island platform 

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143RD STREET

143rd Street had two tracks and an island platform

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149TH STREET

149th Street had three tracks and two island platforms 

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156TH STREET 

156th Street had three tracks and two island platforms

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161ST STREET

161st Street had three tracks and two island platforms

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166TH STREET

166th Street had three tracks and two island platforms

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169TH STREET

169th Street had three tracks and two island platforms

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CLAREMONT PARKWAY

Claremont Parkway had three tracks and two island platforms

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174TH STREET

174th Street had three tracks and two island platforms 

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TREMONT AVENUE

 

Tremont Avenue had three tracks and two island platforms.

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180TH STREET

180th Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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183RD STREET

183rd Street had three tracks and two side platforms

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FORDHAM ROAD

Fordham Road had three tracks and two island platforms

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BRONX PARK TERMINAL

Bronx Park Terminal was the terminal for some trains. It had three tracks, the eastern two sharing an island platform with no platform for the westernmost track.

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 Last revised 02/23/2011

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