Harbor Road station

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 Harbor Road
 
Former Staten Island Railway station
Station statistics
Borough Staten Island
Coordinates 40°38′02″N 74°09′36″W / 40.6338°N 74.1601°W / 40.6338; -74.1601 (Harbor Road station)Coordinates: 40°38′02″N 74°09′36″W / 40.6338°N 74.1601°W / 40.6338; -74.1601 (Harbor Road station)
Line SIR North Shore Branch
Services none
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 1935 – 1937
Closed March 31, 1953; 65 years ago (1953-03-31)
Station succession
Next north Arlington
Next south Mariners' Harbor

Harbor Road was a station on the abandoned North Shore Branch of the Staten Island Railway in Mariners Harbor, Staten Island, New York. The station, located under the overpass at the highest point of Harbor Road, was built in an open-cut with two tracks and one island platform. It was located 4.9 miles (7.9 km) from the Saint George terminal.[1] The station was opened during the SIRT grade crossing elimination project of 1935 – 1937.[2][3][4][5] It closed on March 31, 1953, along with the South Beach Branch and the rest of the North Shore Branch.[2][3] The station was demolished in 2004 during a reconstruction of the rail system for reactivated freight service by the nearby Howland Hook Marine Terminal.[6][7]

References

  1. ^ Office of Diane J. Savino (2013). "State Senator Diane J. Savino's 2013 Staten Island Railway Rider Report" (PDF). nysenate.gov. New York State Senate. Retrieved July 31, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Leigh, Irvin; Matus, Paul (January 2002). "State Island Rapid Transit: The Essential History". thethirdrail.net. The Third Rail Online. Retrieved June 27, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Pitanza, Marc (2015). Staten Island Rapid Transit Images of Rail. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4671-2338-9. 
  4. ^ "Staten Island Opens Mile-Long Viaduct: Thirty-four Grade Crossings Are Eliminated" (PDF). nytimes.com. The New York Times. February 26, 1937. Retrieved June 27, 2015. 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ "NYCT NORTH SHORE ALTERNATIVES ANALYSIS: Alternatives Analysis Report" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. August 2012. Retrieved July 20, 2015. 
  7. ^ "North Shore Alternatives Analysis: Public Meeting THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010 7:00 p.m." (PDF). zetlin.com. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. April 22, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 6, 2015. Retrieved July 31, 2015. 
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20150108175705/http://stationreporter.net/nshore.htm
  • http://gretschviking.net/GOSIRTNorthShore.htm


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