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125th Street is a station on the IND Throgs Neck Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Second Avenue and 125th Street on the Upper East Side, it serves the U train at all times. It is the only 125th Street Station to not connect to the IND 125th Street Line.

This station is also in the area of the 125th Street Yard.

Station LayoutEdit

G Street Level Exit/ Entrance
M Mezzanine Fare control, station agent
Staircases and elevators to platforms
(Elevator at Southeast corner of Second Avenue and 125th Street)
P
Platform level
Yard tracks No passenger service
Wall
Northbound U toward Throgs Neck-Tremont Avenue (Third Avenue-138th Street)
Island platform, doors will open on the left, accessable
Southbound U toward Broad Street (116th Street)
Wall
Yard tracks No passenger service

The original station was to be with two island platforms and three tracks for terminating trains, with a possible lower level supporting express trains (one island platform, two tracks). The station was shelved in 1975 in honor of a new station connecting to the IRT Lexington Avenue Line. The area in the original station was instead constructed as a yard from 125th Street to 129 Street, bearing 9 tracks. On May 1st, 1995, the two middle tracks were converted into revenue service and the 125th Street station on Second Avenue was opened with one island platform. The other 7 tracks are still used for train storage, although they now connect to the revenue tracks north and south of the station.

EntrancesEdit

  • SE corner of Second Avenue and 124th Street
  • SE corner of Second Avenue and 125th Street (Elevators)
  • NE corner of Second Avenue and 125th Street

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