Pelham Parkway (6)

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Pelham Parkway is located on the Dyre Avenue Branch that used to be part of the New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad the abandoned railroad within the city limites was acquired by the city in the 1940s. Pelham Parkway Station is underground, when the Dyre Avenue Line quickly dips under to go under Pelham Parkway and the surrounding area. Daylight is scene north of the station platforms from the tunnel portal. The southern portal is at Baychester Avenue.
The station has four tracks (The middle two being used as test tracks for newly aquired IRT rolling Stock), and two island platforms, it would have been an express station back in the day. Fair Control is at street level in a concrete station house, which has two staircases down to each platforms. The platforms have no decerations or tiling whatsoever, just bare concrete with blue pillars and benches, and meltal hanging and metal column signs.

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(pelhamn51) The front of the concreate station house with fare control at Pelham Parkway. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 8 May, 2004 (pelhamn52) The back of the concreate station house at Pelham Parkway Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 8 May, 2004 (pelhamn53) A downtown R-142 5 train approaches the tunnel portal north of Pelham Parkway. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 8 May, 2004 (pelhamn54) R-142 #6706 approaches the tunnel portal north of Pelham Parkway. For some reason the front LED Display isn't on. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 8 May, 2004
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(pelhamn55) Looking down the uptown platform at Pelham Parkway. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 28 December, 2006 (pelhamn56) A platform bench in profile at Pelham Parkway, and a staircase to fare control. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 28 December, 2006 (pelhamn57) The quite bare Pelham Parkway Station. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 28 December, 2006 (pelhamn58) Looking across to the downtown platform at Pelham Parkway as R142 #6874 stops at the station. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 28 December, 2006
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