Gibson
Gibson LIRR Station.JPG
Gibson station and northbound platform
LocationGibson Boulevard & Munro Boulevard
Valley Stream, New York
Coordinates40°39′00″N 73°42′06″W / 40.649927°N 73.701694°W / 40.649927; -73.701694Coordinates: 40°39′00″N 73°42′06″W / 40.649927°N 73.701694°W / 40.649927; -73.701694
Owned byLong Island Rail Road
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsLocal Transit Nassau Inter-County Express: n1
Construction
ParkingYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zone4
History
OpenedMay 1928
Electrified750 V (DC) third rail
Traffic
Passengers (2006)1,244[1]
Services
Preceding station   MTA NYC logo.svg LIRR   Following station
Far Rockaway Branch
toward Far Rockaway

Gibson is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Far Rockaway Branch in the Gibson section of Valley Stream, in Nassau County, New York. The station is at Gibson Boulevard and Munro Boulevard, south of Sunrise Highway, and is 18.6 miles (29.9 km) from Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Built in May 1928, it's the second newest station on the Far Rockaway Branch.

The residential area surrounding the train station divides the Valley Stream and Hewlett-Woodmere School districts. Those residing North of Munro Boulevard and Dubois Avenue are a part of the Valley Stream public education system, while those residing south of Munro and Dubois are a part of the Hewlett-Woodmere public education system.

Station layout

This station has two high-level side platforms, each 10 cars long.

Ground/platform level
Exit/entrance
Platform A, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access
Track 1 Far Rockaway Branch toward Atlantic or Penn Station (Valley Stream)
Track 2 Far Rockaway Branch toward Far Rockaway (Hewlett)
Platform B, doors will open on the right Handicapped/disabled access

References

  1. ^ Average weekday, 2006 LIRR Origin and Destination Study

External links

Media related to Gibson (LIRR station) at Wikimedia Commons

  • Gibson – LIRR
  • Gibson LIRR Timetable
  • Station House from Google Maps Street View
  • Platforms from Google Maps Street View