Queens Village (LIRR station)


Queens Village (LIRR station)

Infobox Station
name=Queens Village
style=LIRR



image_size=
image_caption=1909 Map of Queens(now Queens Village) Station
address=Jamaica Avenue & Springfield Boulevard
Queens Village, NY
line=Rail color box| system=LIRR| line=Main Hempstead
other=NYCT Buses
MTA Bus
MTA Long Island Bus
P & J Car Service
platform=2
tracks=4(plus one storage track)
parking=Yes; Metered and Private
bicycle=
baggage_check=
passengers=
pass_year=
pass_percent=
pass_system=
opened= 1879 [cite BDE|title=Long Island Railroad|md=October 3|y=1879|page=1]
closed=
rebuilt=1924
electrified=October 2, 1905?
ADA=
code=
owned=MTA
zone=4
former=Queens(1879-1924) [ [http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirrphotos/LIRR%20Station%20History.htm Long Island Railroad Station History (TrainsAreFun.com)] ]
services=
mpassengers=

Queens Village is a station on the Main Line of the Long Island Rail Road, located between 218th Street and Springfield Boulevard in Queens Village, Queens, New York City. It has two side platforms along the four-track line, and only serves Hempstead Branch trains. The two-story station house is located along Platform A, for Jamaica and Manhattan bound commuters. A storage track exists behind Platform B for Hempstead bound commuters. To the east of the station is Queens Interlocking, a universal interlocking that splits the four-track line into two two-track lines — the Main Line and Hempstead Branch — and controls the junction with the spur to Belmont Park.

Bus Connections

NYCT Bus
*Q1: Jamaica-Bellerose or Queens Village.
*Q27: Flushing Main Street Subway Station-Cambria Heights.
*Q36: Jamaica-Floral Park.
*Q88: Woodhaven Boulevard Subway Station-Queens Village.

MTA Long Island Bus
*N24: Jamaica-Roosevelt Field or East Meadow.

References

External links

* [http://lirr42.mta.info/stationinfo.asp?station=031 LIRR station information: Queens Village]
* [http://www.mta.info/lirr/html/ttn/queensvi.htm LIRR Queens Village timetable]

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