Next Stop on the 7: Javits Center
The 7 Line is arriving! The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that the much-anticipated 7 Subway station will open on Manhattan’s West Side by Sunday, September 13.
Inside the state-of-the-art station on West 34th Street near the corner of 11th Avenue, teams of construction workers are installing the finishing touches as rounds of final testing and inspections are performed before the official grand opening, authorities said.
Executives from the Javits Center recently toured the nearly completed station and were impressed with its size and sleek design, as well as its capacity to carry thousands of conventioneers to and from the building.
With this new means of transportation, visitors to the West Side will be able to reach other destinations throughout the City in minutes – from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal to LaGuardia Airport.
“This new station will transform the way New Yorkers and tourists interact with Manhattan’s West Side – connecting this neighborhood to all parts of the five boroughs like never before,” said Alan Steel, President and CEO of the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, which operates the Javits Center.
“The MTA and their contractor partners have created a modern marvel of engineering and construction, and we are thrilled that our customers will now be able to use it,” Steel said.
The cost of a single ride on the subway is $2.75.