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The IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, also known as IRT Woodlawn Line, was opened in 1917 as a branch of the IRT Lexington Avenue Line north of 149th Street–Grand Concourse. The Ninth Avenue elevated was extended from the Polo Grounds terminal, entering the Bronx via a now-demolished swing bridge immediately north of the still-extant Macombs Dam Bridge to connect with the Jerome Avenue line in 1918.

The Jerome Avenue Line is served by the IRT Lexington Avenue/East Side 3 train.

Station listingEdit

Station Tracks Services Opened Transfers and notes
Woodlawn N/A 3 always April 15, 1918 Formerly known as Woodlawn Road
Mosholu Parkway local 3 always April 15, 1918
Bedford Park Boulevard–Lehman College local 3 always April 15, 1918
Kingsbridge Road local 3 always June 2, 1917
Fordham Road local 3 always June 2, 1917
183rd Street local 3 always June 2, 1917
Burnside Avenue local 3 always June 2, 1917
176th Street local 3 always June 2, 1917
Mt. Eden Avenue local 3 always June 2, 1917
170th Street local 3 always June 2, 1917
167th Street local 3 always June 2, 1917
161st Street–Yankee Stadium local 3 always June 2, 1917 transfer to B

  D  

149th Street–Grand Concourse all 3 always June 2, 1917 transfer to Template:NYCS White Plains
138th Street–Grand Concourse all 3 all but rush hours in peak direction, 3 all but late nights July 17, 1918

Service HistoryEdit

On June 2, 1917, a shuttle service was provided between Kingsbridge Road and 149th Street in advance of through service on the Lexington Avenue line. Through service commenced July 17, 1918.

The line was extended from Kingsbridge Road to Woodlawn on April 15, 1918.

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New York City Subway Lines
IRT Manhattan: 42nd St ShuttleBroadway-7th AvLenox AvLexington Av
Bronx: Dyre AvJerome AvPelhamWhite Plains Rd
Brooklyn/Queens: Eastern PkwyFlushingNostrand Av
Former: 2nd Av3rd Av6th Av9th Av
BMT Manhattan trunks and branches: 63rd StAstoriaBroadwayManhattan BridgeNassau St
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Southern Division: 4th AvBrightonCulverFranklin AvSea BeachWest End
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IND Manhattan/Bronx trunks: 6th Av8th AvConcourse
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Former: World's Fair
Connections Chrystie St60th St
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