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New York Region Transit > NYC > Subway > Stations > Brooklyn


Coney Island - Stillwell Ave

Boro Brooklyn Lines Served
Year Opened 1917
Street Location Stillwell and Mermaid Aves Transfers  
Platform Layout 4 island platforms Right-of-Way Elevated
# of Tracks 8 tracks Former Name(s) Stillwell Ave
Points of Interes

This is sometimes quoted as being the busiest rail terminal in the world. It is an 8 track facility with 4 subway lines terminating here 24-hours a day. It is a stones throw away from the famous Coney Island Boardwalk and beach. The MTA completed rebuilt this station adding a train shed in 2004.

Nearby Attractions: Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs, the Cyclone, Wonderwheel, Coney Island Boardwalk and beach

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nyc-hr-sta-coney-1998-01.jpg (58886 bytes)1998 view of Stillwell Ave Terminal in Coney Island. This station is entirely different now with a "train Shed" now built over all 8 tracks. (1998) Front Facade after the remodel. (10/18/06)
The facade in the Twilight (10/18/06) Inside the "great train shed" (10/18/06)
Looking towards the F & D platforms. (10/18/06) The train shed is unique for the NY subway. (10/18/06)
Q train at the station. (10/18/06) D train at the bumper block as viewed from the street. (10/18/06)
bmt-r32_01.jpg (28509 bytes)A R-32 class train is waiting for passengers at Coney Island the beautiful crisp late winter day. (3/97)  ny-hr-bmt17.jpg (60626 bytes)R-32's coming into Stillwell Terminal on the N Line. (3/97)
bmt-r68_01.jpg (37462 bytes)R-68 class train on the N-Line is arriving at Coney Island Terminal, a large 8 track facility. (3/97) bmt-r40_01.jpg (36364 bytes)A re-built R-40 train is arriving up the north throat into Coney Island. This station serves as the terminal for the B, D, F&N. (3/97)
nyc-hr-F-coney-1974.jpg (37973 bytes)Old 1974 view of F-train entering Coney Island.  


To: Coney Island

To: Norwood-205th St

End of Line Bay 50th Street

To: Coney Island

  To: Jamaica-179th St

End of Line W. 8th Street

To: Coney Island

To: Astoria-Ditmars Blvd

End of Line 86th Street

To: Coney Island

To: 96th St-2nd Ave

End of Line W. 8th Street

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