156th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line)

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 156th Street
 
Former New York City Subway station
NYCS IRT ThirdAve 156thSt.jpg
156th Street station after abandonment, in January 1974.
Station statistics
Address East 156th Street and 3rd Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
Borough The Bronx
Locale Melrose
Coordinates 40°49′13″N 73°54′46.4″W / 40.82028°N 73.912889°W / 40.82028; -73.912889Coordinates: 40°49′13″N 73°54′46.4″W / 40.82028°N 73.912889°W / 40.82028; -73.912889
Division A (IRT)
Line IRT Third Avenue Line
Services None
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened July 1, 1887; 131 years ago (July 1, 1887)
Closed April 29, 1973; 45 years ago (April 29, 1973)
Station succession
Next north 161st Street
Next south 149th Street

156th Street was a local station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It was originally opened on July 1, 1887 by the Suburban Rapid Transit Company, and had three tracks and two side platforms. The next stop to the north was 161st Street. The next stop to the south was 149th Street. The station closed on April 29, 1973.

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