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Archer Avenue Lines

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The Archer Avenue Lines are two rapid transit lines of the New York City Subway, mostly running under Archer Avenue in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens. [1]

67 relations: AirTrain JFK, Atlantic Branch, BMT Jamaica Line, BMT Nassau Street Line, Briarwood (IND Queens Boulevard Line), Briarwood, Queens, Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation, Buffer stop, Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue (New York City Subway), E (New York City Subway service), Federal Transit Administration, Flying junction, Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line), Glossary of rail transport terms, History of New York City (1946–77), Hollis station, IND Eighth Avenue Line, IND Queens Boulevard Line, IND Rockaway Line, Independent Subway System, Interstate 678, J/Z (New York City Subway service), Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica Center–Parsons/Archer (Archer Avenue Lines), Jamaica station, Jamaica, Queens, Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line), Jamaica–Van Wyck (IND Archer Avenue Line), John F. Kennedy International Airport, Kew Gardens–Union Turnpike (IND Queens Boulevard Line), Laurelton station, List of New York City Subway yards, Locust Manor station, Locust Manor, Queens, Long Island Rail Road, Main Line (Long Island Rail Road), Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Montauk Branch, New York City, New York City Subway, New York City Subway chaining, New York City Transit Authority, New York State Route 25, Program for Action, Proposed expansion of the New York City Subway, Q20 and Q44 buses, Queens, Rail directions, Railroad switch, Railway electric traction, ..., Rapid transit, Rochdale Village, Queens, Rockaway Boulevard, Rosedale station (LIRR), Rosedale, Queens, Smith–Ninth Streets (IND Culver Line), Springfield Boulevard, St. Albans, Queens, Sutphin Boulevard–Archer Avenue–JFK Airport (Archer Avenue Lines), The New York Times, Tunnelling shield, United States Department of Transportation, Urban renewal, York College, City University of New York, 121st Street (BMT Jamaica Line), 57th Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line), 57th Street–Seventh Avenue (BMT Broadway Line). Expand index (17 more) »

AirTrain JFK

AirTrain JFK is a 3-line, people mover system and elevated railway in New York City, serving John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens.

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Atlantic Branch

The Atlantic Branch is an electrified rail line owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York.

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BMT Jamaica Line

The Jamaica Line (also known as the Broadway Line or Broadway (Brooklyn) Line) is an elevated rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States.

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BMT Nassau Street Line

The BMT Nassau Street Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway system in Manhattan.

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Briarwood (IND Queens Boulevard Line)

Briarwood (formerly Briarwood–Van Wyck Boulevard or Van Wyck Boulevard) is a local station on the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway.

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Briarwood, Queens

Briarwood is a middle class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation

The Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) was an urban transit holding company, based in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, and incorporated in 1923.

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Buffer stop

A buffer stop, bumper, bumping post, bumper block or stopblock (US), is a device to prevent railway vehicles from going past the end of a physical section of track.

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Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue (New York City Subway)

Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue (also known as Coney Island Terminal and signed on some trains as either Coney Island or Stillwell Avenue) is a New York City Subway terminal in Coney Island, Brooklyn, acting as the railroad-south terminus for the D, F, N, and Q trains.

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E (New York City Subway service)

The E Eighth Avenue Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Federal Transit Administration

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transportation systems.

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Flying junction

A flying junction or flyover is a railway junction at which one or more diverging or converging tracks in a multiple-track route cross other tracks on the route by bridge to avoid conflict with other train movements.

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Forest Hills–71st Avenue (IND Queens Boulevard Line)

Forest Hills–71st Avenue (previously known as 71st–Continental Avenues) is an express station on the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway, located on Queens Boulevard at 71st (Continental) Avenue in Forest Hills, Queens.

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Glossary of rail transport terms

Rail terminology is a form of technical terminology.

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History of New York City (1946–77)

Immediately after World War II, New York City became known as one of the world's greatest cities.

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Hollis station

Hollis is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Main Line at the intersection of 193rd Street and Woodhull Avenue in Hollis, Queens, New York City, United States.

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IND Eighth Avenue Line

The IND Eighth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line in New York City, United States, and is part of the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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IND Queens Boulevard Line

The IND Queens Boulevard Line, sometimes abbreviated as QBL, is a line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan and Queens, New York City, United States.

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IND Rockaway Line

The IND Rockaway Line is a rapid transit line of the IND Division of the New York City Subway, operating in Queens.

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Independent Subway System

The Independent Subway System (IND or ISS), formerly known as the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or the Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad, was a rapid transit rail system in New York City that is now part of the New York City Subway.

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Interstate 678

Interstate 678 (I-678) is a north–south auxiliary Interstate Highway that extends for through two boroughs of New York City.

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J/Z (New York City Subway service)

The J Nassau Street Local and Z Nassau Street Express (earlier Jamaica Express and displayed as Jamaica Local/Express on the R160 cars) are two rapid transit services in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Jamaica Avenue

Jamaica Avenue is a major avenue in the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, New York, in the United States.

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Jamaica Center–Parsons/Archer (Archer Avenue Lines)

Jamaica Center–Parsons/Archer (formerly Jamaica Center–Parsons Boulevard) is the northern terminal station of the IND and BMT Archer Avenue Lines of the New York City Subway, located at Parsons Boulevard and Archer Avenue in Jamaica, Queens.

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Jamaica station

Jamaica is a major hub station of the Long Island Rail Road, and is located in Jamaica, Queens, New York City.

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Jamaica, Queens

Jamaica is a middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Jamaica–179th Street (IND Queens Boulevard Line)

Jamaica–179th Street is an express terminal station on the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway.

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Jamaica–Van Wyck (IND Archer Avenue Line)

Jamaica–Van Wyck is a station on the IND Archer Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located on the west side of the Van Wyck Expressway between Metropolitan Avenue and 89th Avenue in Richmond Hill, Queens.

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John F. Kennedy International Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport (often referred to as Kennedy Airport, New York-JFK or simply JFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City.

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Kew Gardens–Union Turnpike (IND Queens Boulevard Line)

Kew Gardens–Union Turnpike (signed as Union Turnpike–Kew Gardens on overhead and entrance signs) is an express station on the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway.

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Laurelton station

Laurelton is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Branch, in the Laurelton neighborhood of Queens, New York.

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List of New York City Subway yards

The New York City Transit Authority operates a total of 24 rail yards for the New York City Subway system.

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Locust Manor station

Locust Manor is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Branch serving the residents of the Locust Manor neighborhood of Queens, New York.

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Locust Manor, Queens

Locust Manor is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Long Island Rail Road

The Long Island Rail Road, legally known as the Long Island Rail Road Company and often abbreviated as the LIRR, is a commuter rail system in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of New York, stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island.

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Main Line (Long Island Rail Road)

The Main Line is a rail line owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York.

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in Downstate New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 850,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.

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Montauk Branch

The Montauk Branch is a rail line owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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New York City Subway chaining

New York City Subway chaining is a method to precisely specify locations along the New York City Subway lines.

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New York City Transit Authority

The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, The TA or simply Transit, and branded as MTA New York City Transit) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City.

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New York State Route 25

New York State Route 25 (NY 25) is an east–west state highway in downstate New York in the United States.

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Program for Action

Metropolitan Transportation: A Program for Action, also known as simply the Program for Action, the Grand Design, or the New Routes Program, was a proposal in the mid-1960s for a large expansion of mass transit in New York City, created under then-Mayor John Lindsay.

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Proposed expansion of the New York City Subway

Since the opening of the original New York City Subway line in 1904, and throughout the subway's history, various official and planning agencies have proposed numerous extensions to the subway system.

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Q20 and Q44 buses

The Q20A and Q20B (collectively referred to as Q20A/B or Q20) and Q44 bus routes constitute the Main Street Line, a public transit line in Queens, New York City, United States, running primarily along Main Street between two major bus-subway hubs in the neighborhoods of Jamaica and Flushing.

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Queens

Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.

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Rail directions

Railroad directions are used to describe train directions on rail systems.

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Railroad switch

A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.

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Railway electric traction

Railway electric traction describes the various types of locomotive and multiple units that are used on electrification systems around the world.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Rochdale Village, Queens

Rochdale Village (pronounced) is a Housing foundation/ Co-op and neighborhood in the southeastern corner of the New York City borough of Queens.

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Rockaway Boulevard

Rockaway Boulevard is a major road in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Rosedale station (LIRR)

Rosedale is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Branch in the Rosedale neighborhood of Queens in New York City.

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Rosedale, Queens

Rosedale is a neighborhood in New York City in the southeastern portion of the borough of Queens.

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Smith–Ninth Streets (IND Culver Line)

Smith–Ninth Streets is a local station on the IND Culver Line of the New York City Subway.

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Springfield Boulevard

Springfield Boulevard is a major north/south roadway that runs through the eastern section of Queens, New York.

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St. Albans, Queens

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Sutphin Boulevard–Archer Avenue–JFK Airport (Archer Avenue Lines)

Sutphin Boulevard–Archer Avenue–JFK Airport (formerly named Sutphin Boulevard–Archer Avenue before the AirTrain JFK transfer opened) is a station on the IND and BMT Archer Avenue Lines of the New York City Subway.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Tunnelling shield

A tunnelling shield is a protective structure used during the excavation of large, man-made tunnels.

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United States Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.

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Urban renewal

Urban renewal (also called urban regeneration in the United Kingdom, urban renewal or urban redevelopment in the United States) is a program of land redevelopment in cities, often where there is urban decay.

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York College, City University of New York

York College of The City University of New York is one of eleven senior colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY) system.

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121st Street (BMT Jamaica Line)

121st Street is a skip-stop station on the elevated BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway.

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57th Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line)

57th Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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57th Street–Seventh Avenue (BMT Broadway Line)

57th Street–Seventh Avenue is an express station on the BMT Broadway Line of the New York City Subway.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archer_Avenue_Lines

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