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40th Street – Lowery Street (IRT Flushing Line)

40th Street – Lowery Street
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Station statistics
Address 40th Street & Queens Boulevard
Queens, NY 11104
Borough Queens
Locale Sunnyside
Division A (IRT)
Line       IRT Flushing Line
Services       7 all times (all times)
Transit connections Bus transport NYCT Bus: Q32
Bus transport MTA Bus: Q60
Structure Elevated
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 3
Other information
Opened April 21, 1917 (1917-04-21)
Former/other names Lowery Street
Passengers (2014) 3,496,675[1] 0.4%
Rank 146 out of 421
Station succession
Next north 46th Street – Bliss Street: 7 all times
Next south 33rd Street – Rawson Street: 7 all times

40th Street – Lowery Street is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway. It is served by the 7 local train at all times.

Station layout

Platform level
Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound local toward 34th Street – Hudson Yards (33rd Street – Rawson Street)
Peak-direction express does not stop here →
Northbound local toward Flushing – Main Street (46th Street – Bliss Street)
Side platform, doors will open on the right
M Mezzanine to entrances/exits, station agent, MetroCard vending machines
G Street Level Entrances/Exits
Street view

The station has two side platforms and three tracks. The center track is used by peak-direction <7> express trains during rush hours. It has one center exit/entrance with dual fare control and therefore, no free transfer directions, although the station's layout could allow one.

In 1998, the name "Lowery", a former name for 40th Street in 1917 at the time of construction,[2] was removed from the station and maps, but was restored in 2004 as part of a historical move. The 1999 artwork featured at the station is called Q is for Queens by Yumi Heo.


  1. ^ "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2015-04-25. 
  2. ^ "QUEENS BOULEVARD along the Flushing El". Forgotten NY. Retrieved 2012-12-28. 

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  •—IRT Flushing Line: 40th Street/Lowery Street
  • Station Reporter — 7 Train
  • The Subway Nut — 40th Street – Lowery Street Pictures
  • MTA's Arts For Transit — 40th Street – Lowery Street (IRT Flushing Line)
  • 40th Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
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