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Station: Sheepshead Bay (Brighton Line)

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BMT Brighton Line
Manhattan Bridge · Myrtle Avenue

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BMT Brighton Line station at Sheepshead Bay, with R-68A 5178 on "Q". Photo by: Zach Summer, January 2010.

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Overview

Opened: 8/23/1907

A recently renovated express station with four tracks and two island platforms. The old lights at the ends of the platform have been retained and modernized with vapor lights. The station platforms have a rustic appearance due to its surroundings and their location on an S-curve. At the south end exit (at Voorhies Road) is a brick station house, decorated with seashell accents, and includes a heated waiting area at street level.

Artwork

Postcards From Sheepshead Bay, DeBorah Goletz (1997)

Photo Gallery


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