138th Street


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138th Street - 3rd Avenue is an express station on the IRT Pelham Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and East 138th Street in the Bronx. It is served by the 6 train at all times; and the <6> train during weekdays in the peak direction. A paid transfer was available to the IRT Third Avenue Line at the 138th Street station.
The station has two island platforms and three tracks, with the center track for peak direction express service. The mosaics on the station walls are the numeral "3". A 138th Street crossover exists via the mezzanine, and a closed crossunder is located at the center of the platforms. A high ceiling is found in the station and the northbound platform has an old tower at the south end of 138th Street.