46 St-Bliss St/IRT Flushing Line
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46 Street-Bliss St is located on the concrete elevated viaduct above the median of Queens Blvd with just parking beneath. The sides of the elevated here are decked out in concrete and decorative green and yellow tiles, just east/north of the station the line curves off of Queens Blvd and onto a conventional elevated above The station is a local stop with two side platforms for the three tracks lined with concrete walls with little semi-translucent blocks letting more natural light in and a roof that is cantilevered from the sides of the elevated structure with no intermediate columns. For exits the station has two: The first one has a full time booth and is located towards the south/west end of the station two staircases lead down from each platform to their own separate banks of turnstiles between them (so no free crossunder) where there is a token booth and staircases down to all of four corners of what is now a pedestrian plaza in the middle of Queens Blvd since through traffic cannot stay and drive straight through on 46 Street. There is a secondary unstaffed exit at the other end of the station where two staircases lead down from each platform to a some high turnstiles in a station house beneath the tracks designed with the fence running around to one side so a free crossunder is provided and leading to street stairs on the NW and SW corners of the median of Queens Blvd and 47 Street-Carolyn Avenue.

Art For Transit at 46 Street

Arts For Transit at 46 Street-Bliss Street

Q is for Queens, 1999
Faceted Glass
By Yumi Heo

A view of one end of the station platform with its narrow exposed platform end from being extended before the concrete portion starts
23 December, 2005
Looking across Queens Blvd to the main entrance at 46 St
23 December, 2005
The concrete arches with its ornamentation of the arts and crafts movement
23 December, 2005
The two levels of 46 Street with there windows and translucent glass
A pedestrian was killed here signs at the main entrance to 46 Street inside the Blvd of death
A 46 Street entrance in the little plaza
After entering the Manhattan-bound side of the fare control area with no free crossover
Looking down the platforms at 46 Street
23 December, 2005
Another view of the two platforms on the 3 tracked line
23 December, 2005
A platform sign in front of some semi-translucent glass cubes
23 December, 2005
Two staircases to the 47 Street exit
23 December, 2005
A Flushing-bound 7 train enters 46 Street
23 December, 2005
A Flushing-bound 7 train leaves 46 Street and Queens curving onto the more conventional elevated structure above Roosevelt Avenue
23 December, 2005
Looking down the platforms at 46 Street
23 December, 2005
The secondary high turnstiles only exit from 47 Street
23 December, 2005
Looking through the fencing at the high turnstiles from the free crossunder at the 47 Street end of the station
23 December, 2005
The area outside of fare control at the 47 Street crossunder and entrance
23 December, 2005
Looking down the platforms at 46 St-Bliss St
23 December, 2005
R62A #1821 leads Manhattan-bound 7 train approaching 46 St-Bliss St
23 December, 2005
Looking out the train of many colors at 46 St-Bliss St
14 July, 2013
<-Next stop 40 St-Lowery St <-Next stop 52 St-Lincoln Av
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