85 Street-Forest Parkway/Jamaica Ave
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85 St-Forest Pkwy is another simple unrenovated Jamaica Line elevated station. It has two side platforms on the two track (with room for a third track) line. The station has the older corrugated metal windscreens, and one staircase down from each platform at their eastern ends, to a small station house between the tracks, with a staircase down from that to either side of Jamaica Avenue.
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(85_forestj1) A 85 St-Forest Pkwy station sign on the typical windscreen.
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(85_forestj2) Looking down the Jamaica-bound platform at 85 St-Forest Pkwy.
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(85_forestj3) A Jamaica-boud R42 J train leaves 85 St-Forest Pkwy after stopping there.
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(85_forestj4) A R42 J train has left 85 St-Forest Pkwy.
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(85_forestj5) Looking across to the Manhattan-bound platform at 85 St-Forest Pkwy with the single staircase down to fare control visible.
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(85_forestj6) Looking down towards the western ends of the two side platforms at 85 St-Forest Pkwy.
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(85_forestj7) Metal designs on the windscreens at 85 St-Forest Parkway, provide a slight amount of decoration form the manatamous windscreens.
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(85_forestj8) The very front of the Jamaica-bound platform at 85 St-Forest Pkwy, about to descend down to the staiton house level.
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(85_forestj9) The bottom of the staircase down from the Jamaica-bound platform at 85 St-Forest Pkwy, all passengers must go into the station house to leave the system, but there is an Emergency exit gate there instead of just a fence.
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(85_forestj10) Another view of the area directly beneath the Jamaica-bound platform about to go into the fare control area.
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(85_forestj11) The interior of the small enclosed waiting area at 85 St-Forest Pkwy
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(85_forestj12) About to go down the stairs to street level at 85 St-Forest Pkwy, the entrance to the station house is visible.
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(85_forestj13) A staircase up ot the 85 St-Forest Pkwy station with the elevated overhead.
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(85_forestj14) A sign at one of the two entrances to the 85 St-Forest Pkwy Station (J).
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