57th Street station (IND Sixth Avenue Line)

New York City IND Sixth Avenue Line subway station

57th Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 57th Street and Sixth Avenue ( Avenue of Americas ) in Manhattan. It is served by the F train at all times and the <F> train during rush hours in the peak direction.

 57 Street
 "F" train"F" express train
New York City Subway station (rapid transit)
The 57th Street station in December 2018.
Station statistics
AddressWest 57th Street & Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10019
LocaleMidtown Manhattan
Coordinates40°45′51″N 73°58′38″W / 40.764259°N 73.977213°W / 40.764259; -73.977213
DivisionB (IND)
Line   IND Sixth Avenue Line
ServicesF and <F>
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: M5, M7, M31, M57
Platforms1 island platform
Other information
OpenedJuly 1, 1968; 55 years ago (1968-07-01)
ClosedJuly 9, 2018; 5 years ago (2018-07-09) (reconstruction)
RebuiltDecember 19, 2018; 5 years ago (2018-12-19)
Station code224[1]
Wireless serviceWi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[2]
Opposite-direction transfer availableYes
Passengers (2019)4,550,216[4]Increase 101.8%
Rank106 out of 424[4]
Station succession
Next northLexington Avenue–63rd Street: F and <F>
Next south47th–50th Streets–Rockefeller Center: F and <F>
R46 F train at 57th Street

North of the station, the Sixth Avenue Line turns east and becomes the IND 63rd Street Line.

First announced in 1962, the 57th Street Station was opened on July 1 1968 at a cost of $13.2 million. The station was a terminal station until 1989, after which all services was extended to 21st Street - Queensbridge. The station was temporarily served by shuttle trains in the 1990s during the 63rd Street Line reconstruction. From July to December 2018, the station was closed for an extensive five - month renovation.

That time, the station was red and right now, it is blue and they named it the new 57th Street station and F trains enter there and a lot of different trains go to other stations and this station and also it is located in Midtown Manhattan. Right now, F trains are running between 179th Street in Queens and Coney Island Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn.

Sometimes, E trains enter this station to World Trade Center station and Jamaica Center station via 6th Avenue and 63rd Street.

57th Street

Right now, this station is only 50 years old and a lot of R160s and R160 F trains are and R160 E trains are entering this station.

Right now, This station and 23rd Street Station are both clean. Also, the 23rd Street station is Green and also the 23rd Street station is located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. But also, when you exit the station, you can see the Steinway Tower on 111 West 57th Street and One57 at 157 West 57th Street. This station is for F trains. After this station, the next stations will be 47th and 50th Streets Rockefeller Center and Lexington Avenue 63rd Street.

References change

  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. "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2014–2019". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2014–2019". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.