Lexington Avenue/59th Street station

Coordinates: 40°45′45″N 73°58′04″W / 40.762471°N 73.9679°W / 40.762471; -73.9679
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 Lexington Avenue/59 Street
 "4" train"5" train"6" train"6" express train"N" train"R" train"W" train
New York City Subway station complex
Street stair by southeast corner of 59th Street and Lexington Avenue (The Q train served this station during the W's discontinuation from 2010-2016)
Station statistics
AddressEast 59th Street & Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
LocaleMidtown Manhattan, Upper East Side
Coordinates40°45′45″N 73°58′04″W / 40.762471°N 73.9679°W / 40.762471; -73.9679
DivisionA (IRT), B (BMT)
Line   BMT Broadway Line
   IRT Lexington Avenue Line
Services   4 all times (all times)
   5 all times except late nights (all times except late nights)
   6 all times (all times) <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)​
   N all times (all times)
   R all except late nights (all except late nights)
   W weekdays only (weekdays only)
System transfersWith MetroCard only:
F and <F>
   N limited weekday rush hour service only (limited weekday rush hour service only)
   Q all times (all times)
   R one a.m. rush hour trip in the northbound direction only (one a.m. rush hour trip in the northbound direction only) at Lexington Avenue–63rd Street
Transit connectionsBus transport NYCT Bus: M101, M102, M103, Q32
Bus transport MTA Bus: QM2, QM3, QM20
Other information
OpenedJuly 1, 1948; 75 years ago (1948-07-01)[1]
Station code613[2]
Accessiblenot ADA-accessible; accessibility planned
Wireless serviceWi-Fi and cellular service is provided at this station[3]
Passengers (2019)16,760,813[5]Decrease 1.1%
Rank15 out of 424[5]

59th Street , known as Lexington Avenue 59th Street is a station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 59th Street, 60th Street and Lexington Avenue on the Upper East Side of Midtown Manhattan. It is served by the 4, 5, and 6 trains.

After this station, the next stations will be 51st Street and 68th Street Hunter College.

There is Lexington Avenue 59th Street and transfer is available to N , R and W trains.

BMT Broadway line[change | change source]

Lexington Avenue−59th Street on the BMT Broadway Line has two tracks and one island platform. Despite its name, the station is located on Lexington Avenue and 60th Street, one block north of 59th Street.

After this station on the Broadway Line, the next stations will be Fifth Avenue–59th Street station and Queensboro Plaza.

Lexington Avenue 59th Street

References[change | change source]

  1. New York Times, Transfer Points Under Higher Fare, June 30, 1948, page 19
  2. "Station Developers' Information". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved June 13, 2017.
  3. "NYC Subway Wireless – Active Stations". Transit Wireless Wifi. Retrieved November 13, 2019.
  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.