Tuckahoe station

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Tuckahoe NY Metro-North railroad station 2015.jpg
Looking southwest at Tuckahoe station from the northwest corner of Main Street and Oak Avenue
Location 1 Depot Square
(Main Street @ Oak Avenue)
Tuckahoe, NY, 10707-4003
Coordinates 40°57′02″N 73°49′42″W / 40.9505°N 73.8284°W / 40.9505; -73.8284Coordinates: 40°57′02″N 73°49′42″W / 40.9505°N 73.8284°W / 40.9505; -73.8284
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Connections Local Transit Bee-Line Bus System: 8
Parking 314 spaces
Other information
Fare zone 3
Opened 1844[1]
Rebuilt 1901, c. 1912, 1989
Electrified 700V (DC) third rail
Passengers (2006) 408,876 Steady 0%
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg Metro-North Railroad   Following station
Harlem Line
toward Wassaic
  Former services  
New York Central Railroad
toward Chatham
Harlem Division
toward New York

The Tuckahoe Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the village of Tuckahoe, New York via the Harlem Line. It is 16 miles (25.7 km) from Grand Central Terminal. As of August 2006, daily commuter ridership was 1,378 and there are 314 parking spots.[2] This station is located in the Zone 3 Metro-North fare zone.


The New York and Harlem Railroad laid tracks through Tuckahoe during the mid-1840s, and evidence of a station in Tuckahoe can be found at least as far back as the 1850s.[3][4] The current Tuckahoe station building was originally built in 1901, by the New York Central Railroad, and was given an additional baggage elevator approximately in 1912.[5] The station continued to serve commuters without much change until the New York Central merged with rival Pennsylvania Railroad to form Penn Central in 1968. As Penn Central was facing bankruptcy, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority began subsidizing service in 1970, and high-level platforms were constructed to accommodate the new M1A electric MU cars being delivered at the time. Operation of the railroad continued and was passed on to Conrail in 1976. Metro-North took over direct operation in 1983.

In the Spring of 1989, the platforms were reconstructed, along with those of Fleetwood, Bronxville, and Crestwood stations.[6] The baggage and freight elevators were also converted into passenger elevators. Along with Hartsdale and Scarsdale, it is one of three stations on the Harlem Line that features a Starbucks coffee shop inside its station building, a location which opened in June 2006.

Station layout[edit]

This station has two high-level side platforms, each 12 cars long.

M Mezzanine Crossover between platforms
Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Track 4 Harlem Line toward Grand Central (Bronxville)
Track 2 Harlem Line does not stop here →
Track 1 Harlem Line toward North White Plains, Southeast or Wassaic (Crestwood)
Side platform, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Street level Exit/entrance, parking, buses


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