116th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)

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 116 Street
 "6" train "6" express train
New York City Subway rapid transit station
116th Street (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) by David Shankbone.jpg
Station statistics
Address East 116th Street & Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10035
Borough Manhattan
Locale East Harlem
Coordinates 40°47′55″N 73°56′31″W / 40.798607°N 73.942022°W / 40.798607; -73.942022Coordinates: 40°47′55″N 73°56′31″W / 40.798607°N 73.942022°W / 40.798607; -73.942022
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Lexington Avenue Line
Services       4 late nights (late nights)
      6 all times (all times) <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: M98, M101, M102, M103, M116
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened July 17, 1918 (99 years ago) (1918-07-17)
Station code 393[1]
Wireless service Wi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2016) 5,336,694[3]Increase 0.2%
Rank 84 out of 422
Station succession
Next north 125th Street: 4 late nights6 all times <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction
Next south 110th Street: 4 late nights6 all times <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction

116th Street is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street in East Harlem, it is served by the 6 train at all times, the <6> during weekdays in peak direction and the 4 train during late nights.

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
G Street level Exit/entrance
P
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local "6" train "6" express train toward Parkchester or Pelham Bay Park (125th Street)
"4" train toward Woodlawn (nights) (125th Street)
Southbound local "6" train "6" express train toward Brooklyn Bridge (110th Street)
"4" train toward New Lots Avenue (nights) (110th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Express tracks[4] Northbound express "4" train "5" train do not stop here (except nights)
Southbound express "4" train "5" train do not stop here (except nights) →

This underground station has two tracks and two side platforms, and serves local trains only, the two express tracks pass underneath on a lower level and are not visible from the platforms. Fare control is at platform level, and no crossover or crossunder is provided. The station has standard IRT number and station name tiles. Both platforms have emergency exits from the lower level express tracks.

Exits[edit]

Exit location[5] Exit Type Number of exits Platform served
NW corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Southbound
SW corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Southbound
NE corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Northbound
SE corner of Lexington Avenue and 116th Street Staircase 1 Northbound

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved May 18, 2016.
  3. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2011–2016". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. May 31, 2017. Retrieved June 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ Station Reporter — 6 Train
  5. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Harlem/East Harlem" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 

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