42nd Street–Bryant Park/Fifth Avenue station

New York City subway station

42nd Street - Bryant Park is an express station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. It is located at the intersection of 5th Avenue, 6th Avenue and 42nd Street in Midtown Manhattan. It is served by the B, D, F and M trains and by the <F> train during rush hour in the peak direction. Above the station are Bryant Park and the New York Public Library.

 42 Street–Bryant Park/
 5 Avenue
 "7" train"7" express train​​"B" train"D" train"F" train"F" express train"M" train
MTA NYC logo.svg New York City Subway station complex
42nd Street - Bryant Pk Stair.JPG
An entrance to the IND station.
Station statistics
AddressWest 42nd Street between Fifth Avenue & Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10036
BoroughManhattan
LocaleMidtown Manhattan
Coordinates40°45′17″N 73°59′03″W / 40.7548°N 73.9842°W / 40.7548; -73.9842Coordinates: 40°45′17″N 73°59′03″W / 40.7548°N 73.9842°W / 40.7548; -73.9842
DivisionA (IRT), B (IND)
LineIND Sixth Avenue Line
IRT Flushing Line
Services   7 all times (all times) <7> rush hours until 9:30 p.m., peak direction (rush hours until 9:30 p.m., peak direction)​​
   B Weekday rush hours, middays and early evenings (Weekday rush hours, middays and early evenings)
   D all times (all times)
   F all times (all times) <F> two rush hour trains, peak direction (two rush hour trains, peak direction)
   M Weekday rush hours, middays and early evenings (Weekday rush hours, middays and early evenings)
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M7, M42, M55, Q32, SIM3, SIM6, SIM6X, SIM8, SIM8X, SIM10, SIM22, SIM23, SIM24, SIM25, SIM26, SIM30, SIM31
Bus transport MTA Bus: BxM2, QM1, QM2, QM3, QM4, QM5, QM6, QM20
StructureUnderground
Levels2
Other information
Station code609[1]
AccessibleThe mezzanine is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, but the platforms are not compliant ADA-accessible to mezzanine only; accessibility to platforms planned
Wireless serviceWi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[2][3]
Traffic
Passengers (2019)17,213,702[5]Increase 7.2%
Rank13 out of 424[5]

The B and D trains are express trains, so that means they go on express tracks.

The F and M trains are local trains, so they go on local tracks.

42nd Street Bryant Park

When you exit the station, you can see the Bank of America Tower on 6th Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets.

Sometimes, E trains and other trains enter this station via 6th Avenue to World Trade Center or Jamaica Center or other stations.

But there is another station on 5th Avenue for the 7 train, called 5th Avenue - Bryant Park.

After this station, the next stations will be 47th and 50th Streets Rockefeller Center and 34th Street Herald Square.

ReferencesEdit

  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. Attached PDF to "Governor Cuomo Announces Wireless Service and New "Transit Wireless WiFi" in Queens and Manhattan Subway Stations", governor.ny.gov
  4. "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2014–2019". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2014–2019". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.