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Station: Morris Park (Dyre Line)

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Nighttime view of the IRT Dyre Ave. Line at Morris Park. Photo by: John Dooley, October 2011.

IRT White Plains Road Line

Dyre Avenue · Baychester Avenue · Gun Hill Road · Pelham Parkway · Morris Park · East 180th Street · West Farms Sq.-East Tremont Ave.-177th St. · 174th Street · Freeman Street · Simpson Street · Intervale Avenue · Prospect Avenue · Jackson Avenue · 3rd Avenue-149th Street · 149th Street-Grand Concourse · 138th Street · 125th Street · 86th Street · 59th Street · Grand Central · 14th Street-Union Square · Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall · Fulton Street · Wall Street · Bowling Green · Borough Hall · Nevins Street · Atlantic Avenue · Franklin Avenue · President Street · Sterling Street · Winthrop Street · Church Avenue · Beverly Road · Newkirk Avenue · Flatbush Avenue


Opened: 5/15/1940

Two side platforms along four tracks (center two disused). The north end of the station is in a short tunnel under the cross streets and station house. The south end is open to the sky with no windscreens and a short concrete wall along the sides. The walls along the canopy have a cityscape pattern. The station house is built in a southwestern style with rounded clay tiling on the roof and beige paint reminiscent of adobe. There is a crossover between directions and a small fare control area, with doors to the street. The mezzanine has arched windows and heaters. The booth is surrounded by red grillwork which is locked during overnight hours. At that time entry is via "iron maiden" turnstiles. From here to Dyre Ave. you can see the concrete bases which once held catenary towers at various points.

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