|Staten Island Railway station (rapid transit)|
Platforms looking towards the St. George Terminal
|Address||Richmond Avenue & Eltingville Boulevard|
Staten Island, NY 10312
|Services||Local (All times except rush hours in the peak direction)|
Express (Rush hours in peak direction only)
|Transit connections||New York City Bus: S59, S79 SBS, S89, SIM1, SIM7, SIM10, SIM22|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Opened||April 23, 1860|
|Next north||Great Kills|
The station opened on April 23, 1860, with the opening of the Staten Island Railway from Vanderbilt's Landing to Eltingville. The station was rebuilt in 1939 as part of a grade crossing elimination project.
The station contains two side platforms and orange canopies and walls. It is a transfer point for local buses to the Staten Island Mall, located two miles north of this station, as well as express buses to Manhattan.
|Southbound||← toward Tottenville (Annadale)|
|Northbound||toward St. George (Great Kills) →|
|G||Street level||Exit/entrance, buses, station house|
There are staircases at the western end only that lead to Richmond Avenue. The southbound platform contains another exit on the eastern end that leads to Eltingville Boulevard. The station house at Richmond Avenue is at street level and once featured a signal lamp that alerted those waiting that a train was arriving. On the exterior of this station house is a plaque noting the Great Kills to Huguenot grade separation project was done under the auspices of the Public Works Administration.
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