106th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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 106th Street
Former New York City Subway station
Station statistics
Address East 106th Street and 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Borough Manhattan
Locale Upper Manhattan
Coordinates 40°47′30″N 73°56′40″W / 40.79167°N 73.94444°W / 40.79167; -73.94444
Division A (IRT)
Services IRT Third Avenue Line
Structure Elevated
Platforms 4 side platforms (2 on each level)
Tracks 3
(1 – upper level)
(2 – lower level)
Other information
Opened December 30, 1878; 139 years ago (December 30, 1878)
Closed May 12, 1955; 63 years ago (May 12, 1955)
Station succession
Next north 116th Street (Local)
125th Street (Express)
Next south 99th Street (Local)
42nd Street (Express)

106th Street was an express station on the IRT Third Avenue Line in New York City. The station was opened on December 30, 1878, and had two levels. The lower level had two tracks and two side platforms and served local trains. The upper level had one track and two side platforms over the local tracks on the lower level and served express trains. It was built as part of the Dual Contracts. This station closed on May 12, 1955, with the ending of all service on the Third Avenue El south of 149th Street.[1]


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