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Transit Walk–Deep Dive: A West Bronx Station Stroll
November 2, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pmSOLD OUT
The two parallel subway routes in the West Bronx north of Yankee Stadium, along Jerome Avenue (#4) and Grand Concourse (D), exhibit many station layouts and designs unique to New York City subways. Join transit historian and CUNY professor Andrew Sparberg on a walking tour to explore the unique layouts of two subway routes in the Bronx, the 4 IRT Woodlawn-Jerome elevated line and the IND D train under the Grand Concourse. Learn interesting facts about how topography and street layouts in this area required innovative solutions and how these subway routes were seen as a challenge during the construction of the Cross Bronx Expressway.
While anyone is welcome to join, this tour provides a deep dive for those who have some background information and knowledge about New York City Transit.
Tickets for this tour will be available to museum members at 10:00 am EST on Wednesday, August 14th. Remaining tickets will be available to the general public at 10:00 am EST on Thursday, August 15th.
Tickets are $25 for museum members and $30 for the general public.
Walking and climbing stairs required. Please dress for the weather as this tour will take place primarily outdoors.
Photography and video recording are permitted. However, tripods, stands, selfie sticks, and external lights may not be used. All photographs taken are for personal use only and permission to photograph may be revoked at any time.
For information on American Sign Language interpreters, Assisted Listening Devices, or other accessibility matters please visit nytransitmuseum.org/accessibility.
If you have any concerns, please email [email protected] or call 718-694-1867.
All ticket sales are final. Should you be unable to attend the tour on the date you reserved, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to the Transit Museum and is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The Museum is not able to reschedule reservations to another tour date.