The layout of the tracks and platforms (not to mention track numbering makes it obvious that there WAS a track 2 where the track 3 platform is. What was the histroy here? Whas there ever a track here? What for?
R36 Combine Coach wrote: The #7 (IRT Queensboro subway) is directly under 42nd, at a deeper level (80-100 feet).Wouldn't it have been less expensive to build a higher level subway one street over? Even if the narrower width of 41st street required the east/west tracks to be stacked (like the Central Park West line), or to run westbound on 41st and eastbound on 40th.