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Tremont Avenue station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 Tremont Avenue
 "B" train"D" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station (rapid transit)
Tremont Av IND sta jeh.JPG
Northwestern street stair
Station statistics
AddressEast Tremont Avenue & Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10453
BoroughThe Bronx
LocaleTremont
Coordinates40°50′58″N 73°54′22″W / 40.849463°N 73.905973°W / 40.849463; -73.905973
DivisionB (IND)
LineIND Concourse Line
Services      B rush hours until 7:00 p.m. (rush hours until 7:00 p.m.)
      D all times (all times)
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: Bx1, Bx2, Bx36
Bus transport MTA Bus: BxM4
StructureUnderground
Platforms2 island platforms
cross-platform interchange
Tracks3
Other information
OpenedJuly 1, 1933; 86 years ago (July 1, 1933)
Station code215[1]
Accessiblenot ADA-accessible; accessibility planned
Wireless service
Wi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station
[2]
Traffic
Passengers (2018)3,246,064[3]Increase 2.9%
Rank152 out of 424
Station succession
Next northFordham Road (express): D rush hours, peak direction
182nd–183rd Streets (local): B rush hours until 7:00 p.m.D all except rush hours, peak direction
Next south174th–175th Streets: B rush hours until 7:00 p.m.D all except rush hours, peak direction
145th Street (express): D rush hours, peak direction

Tremont Avenue is an express station on the IND Concourse Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of East Tremont Avenue and Grand Concourse, it is served by the D train at all times and B train during rush hours only. It has three tracks and two island platforms.

Station layout

Track layout
G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent
P
Platform level
Northbound local "B" train toward Bedford Park Boulevard rush hours (182nd–183rd Streets)
"D" train toward Norwood–205th Street off-peak hours (182nd–183rd Streets)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Peak-direction express "D" train toward Norwood–205th Street PM rush (Fordham Road)
"D" train toward Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue AM rush (145th Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Southbound local "B" train toward Brighton Beach rush hours (174th–175th Streets)
"D" train toward Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue off-peak hours (174th–175th Streets)

The tile band is Claret red and the name mosaics are replicas of the 1933 originals. The I-beams have been painted a shade of red to match. Tile bands are also present in the mezzanines, and matching "T" (for Tremont) plaques have been fitted—the only IND station to feature these. A closed tower sits on the south end of the Manhattan-bound platform.

The 2000 artwork here is called Uptown New York by Frank Leslie Hampton. It uses a mixture of glass and marble mosaics to create a full width display of a Bronx apartment building with a rooftop garden, and clothes hanging out on a line to dry on a cloudy day. This mural is as wide as the mezzanine and faces the full-time booth area.

In 2019, the MTA announced that this station would become ADA-accessible as part of the agency's 2020–2024 Capital Program.[4]

Exits

The station had a full length mezzanine above the platforms. However, after a 1999 renovation, it was split into three sections. The northernmost and southernmost portions are separate fare control areas, and the central portion is now used as a storage area; there is one staircase at the center of each platform that lead up to this space.

The full-time booth is in the southern portion. It has three street stairs leading to the all but the southeast corner of Grand Concourse and Echo Place, and two stairs to each platform. The street stair on the west side has a small passageway. The part-time side at the northern portion. It had its booth removed during the aforementioned renovation, has two street stairs, one to each side of the Concourse at 179th Street, and has two stairs to each platform.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved November 13, 2019.
  3. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2013–2018". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. July 18, 2019. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "Press Release - MTA Headquarters - MTA Announces 20 Additional Subway Stations to Receive Accessibility Improvements Under Proposed 2020-2024 Capital Plan". MTA. December 19, 2019. Retrieved December 25, 2019.
  5. ^ "MTA Neighborhood Maps: University Heights" (PDF). Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved October 7, 2015.

External links

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