140th Street (IRT Ninth Avenue Line)

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 140th Street
 
Former New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address West 140th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard
New York, NY 10030
Borough Manhattan
Locale Harlem
Coordinates 40°49′10.8″N 73°56′39.24″W / 40.819667°N 73.9442333°W / 40.819667; -73.9442333Coordinates: 40°49′10.8″N 73°56′39.24″W / 40.819667°N 73.9442333°W / 40.819667; -73.9442333
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Ninth Avenue Line
Services None
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
(1 upper level)
(2 lower level)
Other information
Opened September 17, 1879; 138 years ago (September 17, 1879)
Closed June 11, 1940; 78 years ago (June 11, 1940)
Station succession
Next north 145th Street
Next south 135th Street

140th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Ninth Avenue Line. It had 2 levels, the lower level was built first and had two tracks and two side platforms and served local trains. The upper level was built as part of the Dual Contracts and had one track that served express trains that bypassed this station, it opened on September 17, 1879 and closed on June 11, 1940. The next southbound stop was 135th Street, the next northbound stop was 145th Street.

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