18th Street (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)

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 18 Street
 "1" train
New York City Subway rapid transit station
18th Street IRT 001.JPG
Station statistics
Address West 18th Street & Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Borough Manhattan
Locale Chelsea
Coordinates 40°44′28″N 73°59′53″W / 40.741°N 73.998°W / 40.741; -73.998Coordinates: 40°44′28″N 73°59′53″W / 40.741°N 73.998°W / 40.741; -73.998
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line
Services       1 all times (all times)
      2 late nights and weekends (late nights and weekends)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: M7, M20
Structure Underground
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened July 1, 1918; 99 years ago (1918-07-01)
Station code 321[1]
Wireless service Wi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[2]
Passengers (2016) 2,687,128[3]Increase 0.4%
Rank 190 out of 422
Station succession
Next north 23rd Street: 1 all times2 late nights and weekends
Next south 14th Street: 1 all times2 late nights and weekends

18th Street is a local station on the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 18th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, it is served by the 1 train at all times, and by the 2 train during late nights and weekends.[4]

Station layout[edit]

Track layout
G Street Level Exit/Entrance
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Northbound local "1" train toward Van Cortlandt Park–242nd Street (23rd Street)
"2" train toward 241st Street weekday late nights, Dyre Avenue weekend late nights and weekends (23rd Street)
Northbound express "2" train "3" train do not stop here
Southbound express "2" train "3" train do not stop here →
Southbound local "1" train ("2" train weekend late nights) toward South Ferry (14th Street)
"2" train toward Brooklyn College weekday late nights, South Ferry weekends (14th Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Frieze mosaics with number "18"
NE corner stairs at 18th Street and 7th Avenue

This station, which opened on July 1, 1918, has two side platforms and four tracks, it was renovated in 1991–92, but retains its original trim line and name tablet mosaics and no artwork was installed. Beige columns run along the entire length of both platforms with every other one having a name tablet.


Each platform has a same-level fare control area that is staffed full-time and contains a turnstile bank, token booth, and two street stairs, the southbound side leads to both western corners of Seventh Avenue and 18th Street while the northbound side leads to the eastern corners.[5]

Each platform has an exit-only at the north end containing a platform level turnstile and emergency gate and single street staircase leading to 19th Street and Seventh Avenue (the southwest corner for the southbound side and southeast corner for the northbound one).[5]


  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. ^ "Clark St Tunnel Reconstruction Weekend Service Changes". web.mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. June 8, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "MTA Neighborhood Maps: Chelsea" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved December 11, 2015. 

External links[edit]

Exit-only on the southbound platform