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Station: Whitlock Avenue (Pelham Line)

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IRT Pelham Line train heading north out of Whitlock Avenue onto the Bronx River Bridge. Photo by Zach Summer, November 2011.

IRT Pelham Line
6.GIF Pelham Bay Park · Buhre Avenue · Middletown Road · Westchester Square · Zerega Avenue · Castle Hill Avenue · East 177th Street-Parkchester · St. Lawrence Avenue · Morrison-Soundview Avenues · Elder Avenue · Whitlock Avenue · Hunts Point Avenue · Longwood Avenue · East 149th Street · East 143rd Street · Cypress Avenue · Brook Avenue · 3rd Avenue-138th Street · 125th Street · 116th Street · 110th Street · 103rd Street · 96th Street · 86th Street · 77th Street · 68th Street · 59th Street · 51st Street · Grand Central · 33rd Street · 28th Street · 23rd Street · 18th Street · 14th Street-Union Square · Astor Place · Bleecker Street · Spring Street · Canal Street · Worth Street · Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall · City Hall


Opened: 5/30/1920

Three tracks, two side platforms. The north end of the station has a canopy over the platform, and there is some windscreening along the outsides of the platform. The mezzanine is wood and features frosted windows in a simulated 16-pane pattern. At one time there were doors from the platform to the fare control but they have been removed; doors from fare control to street remain.

The station is adjacent to an abandoned railroad station called Westchester Avenue which was served by the New York, Westchester, and Boston Railway, and the New York, New Haven and Hartford.

This station is particularly interesting to railfans for its views to the south of trains climbing from the subway up onto the elevated structure, and to the north for a wide, sweeping curve onto the Bronx River Bridge.


Bronx River View, Barbara Grygutis (2010)

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