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Encyclopedia > Crosstown Line
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Services that use the IND Crosstown Line around Manhattan have been colored lime green since 1979. The original IND lettering system provided for G on the line.

The Crosstown Line is a rapid transit line of the IND division of the New York City Subway. Other than the Franklin Avenue Shuttle, it is the only line that does not carry trains into Manhattan. The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Local is a service of the New York City Subway, and it is the only full line (excluding the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway shuttles) that does not provide service to Manhattan. ... Metro and Subway redirect here. ... The Independent Subway System (IND, formerly ISS), and even earlier the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad was one of the three systems that is now part of the New York City Subway. ... The New York City Subway is a large rapid transit system in New York City, New York, United States. ... The S-Franklin Avenue Shuttle is a shuttle train service of the New York City Subway operating in Brooklyn, New York. ...

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Extent and service

The only service to use the Crosstown Line is the lime green G. During rush hours and middays, no trains run over the line north of Long Island City-Court Square. At other times, the G continues north along the local tracks of the IND Queens Boulevard Line. The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Local is a service of the New York City Subway, and it is the only full line (excluding the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway shuttles) that does not provide service to Manhattan. ... The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Local is a service of the New York City Subway, and it is the only full line (excluding the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway shuttles) that does not provide service to Manhattan. ... The Queens Boulevard Line is a fully underground line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IND division. ...


The north end of the Crosstown Line is a flying junction with the IND Queens Boulevard Line and 60th Street Tunnel Connection just south of Queens Plaza. The line then travels south as a two-track line, except for a center relay track south of Court Square. At the turn from Marcy Avenue to Lafayette Avenue, two center tracks appear, merging into one after crossovers to the main tracks. These tracks were to be used for a split to another line in the 1931 IND Second System plan. This center track continues through Bedford-Nostrand Avenues and then ends with crossovers to the main tracks, but space remains in the center at least through Classon Avenue for the third track. In U.S. railroad practice, a flying junction is a track configuration in which merging or crossing railroad lines provide track connections with each other without requiring trains to cross over in front of opposing traffic. ... The Queens Boulevard Line is a fully underground line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IND division. ... The 60th Street Tunnel Connection (also known as the 11th Street Connector[1]) is a short connecting line of the New York City Subway System connecting the BMT 60th Street Tunnel under the East River (which connects to the Broadway-BMT Line) with the IND Queens Boulevard Line west of... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... This article or section should include material from Independent Subway System#The IND Second System 1929 plan The IND Second System was a plan for a major expansion of the city-owned Independent Subway System in New York, New York. ...


At Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street, the Crosstown Line comes into the middle of the four-track IND Fulton Street Line. Cross-platform transfers are available between the lines, but no track connections exist. After Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street, the line turns south and ends as a merge into the local tracks of the IND Culver Line, just south of the split of that line into local and express tracks. Fulton St. ... The IND Culver Line is a rapid transit line of the IND Division of the New York City Subway, extending from the Rutgers Street Tunnel under the East River to the BMT Culver Line at Ditmas Avenue (which continues to Coney Island). ...


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Station listing

Every station is served by the G and only the G. During rush hours and middays, the north end of the G is at Long Island City-Court Square. The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Local is a service of the New York City Subway, and it is the only full line (excluding the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway shuttles) that does not provide service to Manhattan. ... The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Local is a service of the New York City Subway, and it is the only full line (excluding the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway shuttles) that does not provide service to Manhattan. ... The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown Local is a service of the New York City Subway, and it is the only full line (excluding the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway shuttles) that does not provide service to Manhattan. ...

Station Opened Transfers and notes
splits from the IND Queens Boulevard Line (E always, V all but weekends and late nights) and 60th Street Tunnel Connection (R all but late nights)
Long Island City-Court Square August 19, 1933 E V (123) (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
7 <7> (1a2a3b) (IRT Flushing Line) (MetroCard only)
21st Street August 19, 1933
Greenpoint Avenue August 19, 1933
Nassau Avenue August 19, 1933
Metropolitan Avenue July 1, 1937 L (BMT Canarsie Line)
Broadway July 1, 1937
Flushing Avenue July 1, 1937
Myrtle-Willoughby Avenues July 1, 1937
Bedford-Nostrand Avenues July 1, 1937
Classon Avenue July 1, 1937
Clinton-Washington Avenues July 1, 1937
Fulton Street July 1, 1937
Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street July 1, 1937 A C (1234) (IND Fulton Street Line)
merges with the IND Culver Line (F always)
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New York City Subway Lines
IRT West side trunk: Broadway-7 Av - Lenox Av - White Plains Rd - Dyre Av - Brooklyn Branch
East side trunk: Lexington Av - Jerome Av - White Plains Rd - Dyre Av - Pelham
Brooklyn/Queens/other: Eastern Pkwy - Nostrand Av - Flushing - 42 St Shuttle
Former: 2 Av - 3 Av - 6 Av - 9 Av
BMT Manhattan trunk: Broadway - Astoria - Manhattan Bridge
Nassau Street trunk: Nassau St - Jamaica - Archer Av - Myrtle Av
West Brooklyn trunks: 4th Av - Brighton - Culver - Sea Beach - West End
Other: Canarsie - Franklin Av Shuttle - 63 St
Former: Brooklyn Bridge - 3 Av - 5 Av - Fulton St - Lexington Av
IND Bronx/Manhattan trunks: 6 Av - 8 Av - Concourse
Brooklyn/Queens: Queens Blvd - Archer Av - 63 St - Fulton St - Culver - Rockaway - Crosstown
Former: World's Fair
Connections Chrystie St - 60 St

The Queens Boulevard Line is a fully underground line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IND division. ... The E Eighth Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The 60th Street Tunnel Connection (also known as the 11th Street Connector[1]) is a short connecting line of the New York City Subway System connecting the BMT 60th Street Tunnel under the East River (which connects to the Broadway-BMT Line) with the IND Queens Boulevard Line west of... Current and former R services The R Broadway Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The E Eighth Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... The Queens Boulevard Line is a fully underground line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IND division. ... The 7 Flushing Local is a service of the New York City Subway, running local service along the full length of the IRT Flushing Line, with express service (7 Flushing Express) denoted by a diamond-shaped 7 train logo rather than a circular one. ... The 7 Flushing Local is a service of the New York City Subway, running local service along the full length of the IRT Flushing Line, with express service (7 Flushing Express) denoted by a diamond-shaped 7 train logo rather than a circular one. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... The Flushing Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway system, operated as part of the IRT Division. ... MetroCard The MetroCard is the current payment method for the New York Subway (metro) system as well as for buses in the New York City Transit system. ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The L 14th Street-Canarsie Local is a service of the New York City Subway, running local along the full length of the BMT Canarsie Line, 24 hours a day. ... The Canarsie Line, sometimes called the 14th Street-Canarsie Line, is a rapid transit line of the BMT Division of the New York City Subway system, named after its Brooklyn terminus in the Canarsie neighborhood. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The A Eighth Avenue Express and C Eighth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The A Eighth Avenue Express and C Eighth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... Fulton St. ... The IND Culver Line is a rapid transit line of the IND Division of the New York City Subway, extending from the Rutgers Street Tunnel under the East River to the BMT Culver Line at Ditmas Avenue (which continues to Coney Island). ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The New York City Subway is a large rapid transit system in New York City, New York, United States. ... IRT Broadway-Seventh Avenue Line Brooklyn Branch 42nd Street Shuttle Dyre Avenue Line Eastern Parkway Line Flushing Line Jerome Avenue Line Lenox Avenue Line Lexington Avenue Line Nostrand Avenue Line White Plains Road Line BMT 63rd Street Line Archer Avenue Line Astoria Line Brighton Line Broadway Line Canarsie Line Culver... The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the operator of the original New York Subway line that opened in 1904 and additional rapid transit lines in the City of New York. ... The Broadway-Seventh Avenue Line, also known as the IRT West Side Line, is one of the lines of the IRT division of the New York City Subway. ... The Lenox Avenue Line is one of the IRT lines in the New York City Subway, mostly built as part of the first subway system. ... The White Plains Road Line is a rapid transit line of the IRT division of the New York City Subway, serving the central Bronx. ... The Dyre Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IRT division. ... The Lexington Avenue Line (sometimes called the Lex or the IRT East Side Line) is one of the major IRT lines in the New York City Subway. ... The White Plains Road Line is a rapid transit line of the IRT division of the New York City Subway, serving the central Bronx. ... The Dyre Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IRT division. ... The Eastern Parkway Line, sometimes called the New Lots Line, is a line of the New York Subway in Brooklyn. ... The Flushing Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway system, operated as part of the IRT Division. ... Current bullet R12 end rollsign 1967-1968 and 1968-1977 bullets (in a circle) The 42nd Street Shuttle (also Grand Central-Times Square Shuttle) is a line and service of the IRT division of the New York City Subway. ... The Third Avenue Line was an elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City, USA. It passed into the ownership of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) and eventually the New York City Subway system before being closed in sections from 1950 to 1973. ... The IRT Ninth Avenue Line, often called the Ninth Avenue Elevated, was the first elevated railway in New York City, first opened in 1868 as the West Side and Yonkers Patent Railway, a cable-hauled line. ... A 1914 map showing what was at the time the proposed expansion for the BRT. The only major differences from what was built is that a new 60th Street Tunnel was used rather than the Queensboro Bridge, the Manhattan-side Brooklyn Bridge connection was never built, and several lines ended... The Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway system. ... The Astoria Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway, serving the neighborhood of Astoria, Queens. ... View from the East River Cross section The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan with Brooklyn. ... The Nassau Street Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT Division of the New York City Subway system. ... The Myrtle Avenue Line, also called the Myrtle Avenue Elevated, is a fully elevated line of the New York City Subway, as part of the BMT division. ... The Brighton Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, New York City. ... The BMT Culver Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway, running from Coney Island through Gravesend to Ditmas Avenue, where it becomes the IND Culver Line. ... Route designation on BMT Triplex equipment The Sea Beach Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway, connecting the BMT Fourth Avenue Line subway via a four-track wide open cut to Coney Island in Brooklyn. ... Route designation on BMT Triplex equipment The West End Line, now a subway line in Brooklyn, New York City, is a branch line from the Broadway ( Manhattan)-Fourth Avenue (Brooklyn) subway, serving the communities of Borough Park, New Utrecht, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Coney Island. ... The Canarsie Line, sometimes called the 14th Street-Canarsie Line, is a rapid transit line of the BMT Division of the New York City Subway system, named after its Brooklyn terminus in the Canarsie neighborhood. ... R1 end rollsign R27 end rollsign for BMT shuttles 1967-1968 and 1968-1979 bullets (in a circle) The S-Franklin Avenue Shuttle is a shuttle train service of the New York City Subway operating in Brooklyn, New York. ... The BMT 63rd Street Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway system. ... View from the East River (2002) Plan of one tower for the Brooklyn Bridge, 1867. ... The Lexington Avenue Elevated (also called the Lexington Avenue Line) was the first standard elevated railway in Brooklyn, New York, operated in its later days by the BRT, the BMT and then the City of New York. ... The Independent Subway System (IND, formerly ISS), and even earlier the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad was one of the three systems that is now part of the New York City Subway. ... The Sixth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the IND division of the New York City Subway system, running mostly under Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. ... A 1941 view of a sign for the Eighth Avenue Subway The Eighth Avenue Line is the original rapid transit line of the Independent Subway System (IND), now run by the New York City Transit Authority as part of the New York City Subway system. ... The Concourse Line is a subway branch line of the New York City Subway system, extending from 205th Street in the Norwood section of the Bronx to join with the Eighth Avenue Line at 145th Street in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan. ... The Queens Boulevard Line is a fully underground line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IND division. ... The IND 63rd Street Line is a rapid transit line of the IND division of the New York City Subway system. ... Fulton St. ... The IND Culver Line is a rapid transit line of the IND Division of the New York City Subway, extending from the Rutgers Street Tunnel under the East River to the BMT Culver Line at Ditmas Avenue (which continues to Coney Island). ... The Worlds Fair Railroad was a branch of New York Citys Independent Subway System, now the IND division of the New York City Subway, serving the 1939 New York Worlds Fair. ... The New York City Subway was formed from three different systems, the IRT, BMT and IND. For operational purposes, the IRT is A Division and the BMT and IND make B Division; however, common usage calls the three systems divisions. ... The Chrystie Street Connection is a major connecting line of the New York City Subway System, and is one of the few connections between lines of the BMT and IND divisions. ... The 60th Street Tunnel Connection (also known as the 11th Street Connector[1]) is a short connecting line of the New York City Subway System connecting the BMT 60th Street Tunnel under the East River (which connects to the BMT Broadway Line) with the IND Queens Boulevard Line west of...

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Crosstown has been a guiding metaphor and convenient label for the creative processes in my life because it implies a special kind of juncture.
In a literal sense, it describes a moving from one place to another, a space between polarities and the condition that is neither one nor the other but arguably both.
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