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168th Street

Boro Manhattan Lines Served
Year Opened IRT: 1906
IND: 1932
Street Location 168th St, Bway and St.Nicholas Ave Transfers  
Platform Layout IRT: 1 side plaforms
IND: 2 island platforms
Right-of-Way Subway
# of Tracks 4 Former Name(s) Washington Heights-168th St
Points of Interest

Busy transfer point in upper Manhattan between the IRT and IND. The Bdwy/7th Ave IRT local is deep underground at this point requiring elevator access. The IND station is 4 tracks. The outer tracks are the "express" with that continue north to Inwood. The inner two tracks are the terminal tracks for the 8th Ave. local. Just north of this station is a small underground storage yard.

Nearby attraction is Columbia Presbyterian Medical

nyc-hr-A-168th-020303-01.jpg (345256 bytes)Inwood bound A-Train leaving 168th St in Upper Manhattan (2/3/03) nyc-hr-ind01.jpg (16817 bytes)This "A" Train is seen heading uptown at 168th Street in northern Manhattan.
nyc-hr-A-168th-061904-01.jpg (52962 bytes)Inwood bound train leaving 168th St in Manhattan. (6/19/04) nyc-hr-C-168th-020303-01.jpg (364252 bytes)C-Train going to the lay-up tracks at 168th St, ready to turn around and head back downtown. (2/3/03)
A-Train departing (12/7/17) IND Station platform (12/7/17)
nyc-hr-1-168th-020303-01.jpg (349502 bytes)Southbound #1 at 168th St. This station has a beautiful arch ceiling and 4 high-speed elevators to get you to the surface, or the A-Train. (2/3/03)  Lo-V Excursion train stopping at 168th St. (1998)
IRT station (12/7/17) #1 train arriving (12/7/17)
Countdown clock (12/7/17) IRT station (12/7/17)
#1 train arriving (12/7/17) #1 train arriving (12/7/17)


To: South Ferry

To: Van Cortlandt Pk/242nd St

157th Street 181st Street

To: Rego Park/Lefferts or Far Rockaway/Mott or Rockaway Pk/116th

To: Inwood/207th St

145th Street 175th Street

To: Euclid Avenue

To: 168th Street

163rd Street-Amsterdam Ave End of Line

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