Avenue X (IND Culver Line)
|New York City Subway rapid transit station|
Avenue X & McDonald Avenue|
Brooklyn, NY 11223
|Coordinates||40°35′24.51″N 73°58′26.85″W / 40.5901417°N 73.9741250°WCoordinates: 40°35′24.51″N 73°58′26.85″W / 40.5901417°N 73.9741250°W|
|Division||B (IND, formerly BMT)|
|Line||IND Culver Line|
|Services||F (all times)|
|Transit connections||NYCT Bus: B1, B4|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Tracks||3 (2 in regular service)|
|Opened||May 10, 1919|
|Passengers (2015)||589,962 33.9%|
|Rank||401 out of 422|
|Next north||Avenue U: F|
|Next south||Neptune Avenue: F|
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|Northbound local||← toward Jamaica – 179th Street (Avenue U)|
|Peak-direction express||→ does not stop here →|
|Southbound local||→ No regular service (Neptune Avenue)|
|Side platform, not in service|
|M||Mezzanine||to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines|
It is the southernmost three-track station on the line, with two side platforms. South of this station, the line is reduced to two tracks as it runs to Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue. Alongside the southbound side of the station is the Coney Island Complex, and there are two track yard leads south of this station.
The full-time mezzanine at 86th Street and Avenue X has two staircases to the street, and one staircase to each platform. There was a second mezzanine that was abandoned and removed years ago, but little evidence of it remains. The platform stairs are narrower today than they were when the station first opened. The width is more than two feet shorter than normal at the top half of each staircase.
The southbound side has an exit-only staircase at platform level that was used primarily to direct customers to the F shuttle bus to Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue when it was closed for reconstruction from September 2002 to May 2004, and this station was used as a terminal.
In 2015, this station entered a reconstruction phase, which will last until mid-2016.
- "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2016-04-19.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Avenue X (IND Culver Line).|
- nycsubway.org – BMT Culver Line: Avenue X
- Station Reporter — F Train
- The Subway Nut — Avenue X Pictures
- Avenue X and 86th Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
- exit to bus stop from Google Maps Street View