The Forest Avenue Station has a single island platform that is canopied for most of its length, and has definitely seen better days. The single staircase that provides access to the station exit is at the extreme northern end of the platform. It leads down to a small station house beneath the elevated where the Myrtle Avenue's unusual elevated line crosses a complex intersection at jump in the street grid and two staircases lead down to the street, actually at the SE and NW corners of the intersection of Putnum Avenue and Fairview Avenue, the corner of a triangle, with a tiny patch of shrubbery in the middle of it also formed that Forest Avenue is the third side of.
A R42 M train has left Forest Av.
Looking up the single staircase up to the platform at Forest Av.
The fairly narrow island platform at Forest Av
Looking behind one of the staircases to the mezzanine level at Forest Av, and down the rest of the island platform.
The single set of doors out to the single staircase up to the platform form the station house
R160 #8328 stops at Forest Av
Looking out from Forest Avenue to a surrounding park and playground
A platform sign on the exposed to the elements portion of the platform missing its meager screen that is designed to block the wind.
Another platform sign this one with a windscreen beneath the platform canopy.
Another view down the platform at Forest Avenue
A quite long and confusing service sign for Brooklyn and Manhattan M trains at Forest Avenue.
The one staircase down to the station exit at Forest Avenue.
Approaching the small bank of turnstiles in the small station house
Doors and intact but scratched windows into the station house from the street
Looking down a street staircase.
A street stair up to Forest Avenue
The station house beneath the elevated at Forest Avenue
The tiny street triangle beneath the elevated
A staircase up to the mezzanine at Forest Avenue
Last Updated: 19 November, 2010
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