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Encyclopedia > IND Sixth Avenue Line
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Services that use the IND Sixth Avenue Line through midtown and downtown have been colored orange since 1979. The original IND lettering system provided for B, D and F on the line.

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. It was the last IND trunk line to open. Image File history File links From the corresponding page linked from the MTA NYC Transit site. ... This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Image File history File links From the corresponding page linked from the MTA NYC Transit site. ... Image File history File links From the corresponding page linked from the MTA NYC Transit site. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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. ... 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. ... Sixth Avenue looking south from 18th Street Sixth Avenue is a major avenue in New York Citys borough of Manhattan. ... Manhattan is an island bordering the lower Hudson River. ...

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Extent and service

Services that use the Sixth Avenue Line through Midtown and Downtown Manhattan are colored orange. The following services use part or all of the Sixth Avenue Line: View of Midtown from Empire State Building. ... The term Downtown Manhattan may have different meanings to different people, especially depending on what part of New York City they live in. ...

service section of line
B express (morning rush hour through early evening) north of the Chrystie Street Connection
D express north of the Chrystie Street Connection
F local south of 47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center
V local (all but weekends and late nights) 47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center to Lower East Side-Second Avenue
section of line tracks services
north of 47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center all B morning rush hour through early evening, D always
47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center to the Chrystie Street Connection local F always, V all but weekends and late nights
express B morning rush hour through early evening, D always
Chrystie Street Connection to Lower East Side-Second Avenue all F always, V all but weekends and late nights
south of Lower East Side-Second Avenue all F always

The Sixth Avenue Line begins at its north end as a two-track line splitting from the IND Eighth Avenue Line south of 59th Street-Columbus Circle at a flying junction, with connections to the local and express tracks. It immediately turns east under 53rd Street and crosses the IND Queens Boulevard Line, which parallels it just to the north. At the Seventh Avenue station, the southbound track is above the northbound track; the same is true on the Queens Boulevard Line (though north is the opposite direction from the Sixth Avenue Line). The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services 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. ... 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. ... 59th Street-Columbus Circle, located at Broadway and 59th Street (Columbus Circle), is an important transfer point, connecting the IRT Broadway-Seventh Avenue Line and the IND Eighth Avenue Line. ... 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 line then turns south to go under Sixth Avenue, merging with the IND 63rd Street Line and a connection to the IND Queens Boulevard Line to become a four-track line. The southbound track becomes the westernmost track, and the northbound track becomes the second track from the east; the other lines merge to become the second track from the west and the easternmost track, with connections only between the 63rd Street Line and the two main tracks. After passing through 47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center, the two southbound tracks cross; the main tracks have become two center express tracks and the tracks from the other lines are the two outside local tracks. Sixth Avenue looking south from 18th Street Sixth Avenue is a major avenue in New York Citys borough of Manhattan. ... The IND 63rd Street Line is a rapid transit line of the IND division of the New York City Subway system. ... The Queens Boulevard Line is a fully underground line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IND division. ...


South of 42nd Street is a large interlocking with many crossover tracks. The original express tracks ended just to the south at 34th Street-Herald Square, and some services switched to the local tracks at the interlocking. This was done because the PATH subway already existed under Sixth Avenue south of 33rd Street; the Sixth Avenue Line local tracks were built on each side of PATH. Deeper express tracks were later built. Interlocking in railway terminology (US) is a term used to describe an at-grade crossing or other junction of two or more railroads, or any railroad switching complex in which the switches and the signals controlling train movement over those switches is interlocked so that it is impossible to give... PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) is a rapid transit system linking Manhattan, New York with New Jersey, and providing service to Jersey City, Hoboken, Harrison, and Newark. ... This article covers streets in Manhattan, New York City, USA between and including 23rd Street and 42nd Street. ...


At West Fourth Street-Washington Square, the express tracks return to the same level as the local tracks. A flying junction just to the south connects the local tracks of the Eighth Avenue Line. The Sixth Avenue Line then turns east under Houston Street. After Broadway-Lafayette Street, the express tracks turn south to become the Chrystie Street Connection main tracks (to the Manhattan Bridge), and tracks split from the local tracks to become the other part of the connection (to the Williamsburg Bridge). 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. ... Houston Street is a large thoroughfare running east - west north of the downtown area of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, one block south of 1st Street. ... 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. ... 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. ... Fireworks on opening night, 1903. ...


Just south (compass east) of the connection, the express tracks begin again; they had formerly gone straight through. The express tracks end past Lower East Side-Second Avenue, and are used to relay V trains; they were once planned to extend east towards the Rockaways as part of the IND Second System. The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The Rockaways is a beach in Queens, in New York City, USA. Categories: New York City-related stubs ... 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. ...


The local tracks then turn south under Essex Street and Rutgers Street before crossing under the East River via the Rutgers Street Tunnel to become the IND Culver Line. This entry is about the East River in New York City. ... 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). ...


History

IND services immediately after the main part of the line opened
IND services immediately after the main part of the line opened

The local tracks on the main part of the line opened at 00:01 on December 15, 1940. The following service changes were made: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (554x850, 31 KB) The IND immediately after the w:Sixth Avenue Line opened. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (554x850, 31 KB) The IND immediately after the w:Sixth Avenue Line opened. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...

  • AA (Washington Heights Local) was brought back for non-rush-hour service between 168th Street and Hudson Terminal via the Eighth Avenue Line.
  • BB (Washington Heights Local) was added for rush-hour only service between 168th Street and Hudson Terminal via the Sixth Avenue Line.
  • D (Bronx Concourse Express) was added for service between 205th Street and Hudson Terminal via the Sixth Avenue Line.
  • E (Queens-Manhattan Express) service was cut back from Church Avenue to Broadway-Lafayette Street.
  • F (Queens-Manhattan Express) was added for service between Parsons Boulevard and Church Avenue via the Sixth Avenue Line.

The A Eighth Avenue Express and C Eighth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The World Trade Center Station is the southernmost stop on the E train. ... 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 B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The World Trade Center Station is the southernmost stop on the E train. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The E Eighth Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The Broadway-Lafayette Street station is an important transfer point, on Nassau Street between Broadway and Lafayette Street. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ...

Station listing

Station Tracks Services Opened Transfers and notes
splits from the IND Eighth Avenue Line (A always, C all but late nights)
Seventh Avenue all B morning rush hour through early evening, D always December 15, 1940 E (IND Queens Boulevard Line)
merge from the IND 63rd Street Line (F always) and a connection to the IND Queens Boulevard Line (V all but weekends and late nights)
47th-50th Streets-Rockefeller Center all B morning rush hour through early evening, D always, F always, V all but weekends and late nights December 15, 1940
42nd Street all B morning rush hour through early evening, D always, F always, V all but weekends and late nights December 15, 1940 7 <7> (1a2a3b) (IRT Flushing Line)
34th Street-Herald Square all B morning rush hour through early evening, D always, F always, V all but weekends and late nights December 15, 1940 N Q R (1234) W (123a) (BMT Broadway Line)
connection to PATH
23rd Street local F always, V all but weekends and late nights December 15, 1940 connection to PATH
14th Street local F always, V all but weekends and late nights December 15, 1940 L (BMT Canarsie Line)
connection to PATH
West Fourth Street-Washington Square all B morning rush hour through early evening, D always, F always, V all but weekends and late nights December 15, 1940 A C (1234) E (IND Eighth Avenue Line)
connecting tracks to the IND Eighth Avenue Line (no services switch)
Broadway-Lafayette Street all B morning rush hour through early evening, D always, F always, V all but weekends and late nights January 1, 1936 4 (5) 6 <6> (12) (IRT Lexington Avenue Line) southbound only
split with IND Chrystie Street Connection (B morning rush hour through early evening, D always)
Lower East Side-Second Avenue all F always, V all but weekends and late nights January 1, 1936
Delancey Street all F always January 1, 1936 J M (12) Z (1a) (BMT Nassau Street Line)
East Broadway all F always January 1, 1936
continues as the IND Culver Line via the Rutgers Street Tunnel
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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

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 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. ... Seventh Avenue is located at Seventh Avenue and 53rd Street. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The E Eighth Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... 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. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The Queens Boulevard Line is a fully underground line of the New York City Subway, as part of the IND division. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 42nd Street-Bryant Park, located at 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, connects the IND Sixth Avenue Line and the IRT Flushing Line via a long underground tunnel. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 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. ... 34th Street-Herald Square station is located at 34th Street, Broadway and Sixth Avenue, at Herald Square. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The N Broadway Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The Q Broadway Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... Current and former R services The R Broadway Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... The W Broadway Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... The Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway system. ... PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) is a rapid transit system linking Manhattan, New York with New Jersey, and providing service to Jersey City, Hoboken, Harrison, and Newark. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services 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. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) is a rapid transit system linking Manhattan, New York with New Jersey, and providing service to Jersey City, Hoboken, Harrison, and Newark. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services 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. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (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. ... PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) is a rapid transit system linking Manhattan, New York with New Jersey, and providing service to Jersey City, Hoboken, Harrison, and Newark. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (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. ... The E Eighth Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... 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. ... 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 Broadway-Lafayette Street station is an important transfer point, on Nassau Street between Broadway and Lafayette Street. ... The B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The 4 Lexington Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... The 6 Lexington Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The 6 Lexington Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... 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 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 B Sixth Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The D Sixth Avenue Express 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 F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The J Nassau Street Express and Z Nassau Street Express are two services of the New York City Subway. ... Current bullet The M Nassau Street Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... Current services The New York City Subway system has 27 different train routes, some with multiple patterns. ... The J Nassau Street Express and Z Nassau Street Express 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 Nassau Street Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT Division of the New York City Subway system. ... The F Sixth Avenue Local and V Sixth Avenue Local are two services of the New York City Subway. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 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 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. ... Stations 139th Street-Grand Concourse 149th Street-Grand Councourse 161st Street-Yankee Stadium 167th Street 170th Street Mt. ... 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. ... Stations Third Avenue-138th Street Brook Avenue Cypress Avenue East 143rd Street-St. ... The Eastern Parkway Line, sometimes called the New Lots Line, is a line of the New York Subway in Brooklyn. ... The Nostrand Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the IRT division of the New York City Subway, running under Nostrand Avenue in the New York City Borough of 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 BMT Fourth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway. ... 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. ... 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 Crosstown Line is a rapid transit line of the IND division of the New York City Subway. ... 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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References

  • 6th Ave. Tube Adds Two New Services, New York Times December 5, 1940 page 27

 
 

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