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Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation

Index 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. [1]

68 relations: AB Standard (New York City Subway car), Archer Avenue Lines, B Division (New York City Subway), BMT Broadway Line, BMT Jamaica Line, Brooklyn, Brooklyn and Queens Transit Corporation, Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, BU cars (New York City Subway car), Bus, Chrystie Street Connection, Church Avenue (IND Culver Line), Culver Shuttle, D (New York City Subway service), D-type Triplex (New York City Subway car), Ditmas Avenue (IND Culver Line), Dual Contracts, Fiorello H. La Guardia, Franklin Avenue Shuttle, Fulton Street Line (elevated), Great Depression, Holding company, IND Culver Line, IND Fulton Street Line, IND Queens Boulevard Line, IND Sixth Avenue Line, Independent Subway System, Inflation, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, Jamaica Center–Parsons/Archer (Archer Avenue Lines), John Francis Hylan, Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (63rd Street Lines), List of New York City Subway yards, Manhattan, Manhattan Bridge, Museum of Transportation, New York City, New York City Board of Transportation, New York City Subway, New York City Transit Authority, New York Transit Museum, PCC streetcar, Public transport, Q-type Queens car (New York City Subway car), Queens, Queensboro Bridge, R143 (New York City Subway car), R160 (New York City Subway car), R179 (New York City Subway car), ..., R32/A (New York City Subway car), R42 (New York City Subway car), R46 (New York City Subway car), R68 (New York City Subway car), R68A (New York City Subway car), Rapid transit, Rapid transit operations of the BRT and BMT, Road transport, Second Avenue Subway, Shore Line Trolley Museum, Sutphin Boulevard–Archer Avenue–JFK Airport (Archer Avenue Lines), Tram, Trolley Museum of New York, United States, Williamsburg Bridge, World War I, 60th Street Tunnel Connection, 63rd Street Lines. Expand index (18 more) »

AB Standard (New York City Subway car)

The AB Standard was a New York City Subway car class built by the American Car and Foundry Company and Pressed Steel Car Company between 1914 and 1924. It ran under the operation of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) and its successors, which included the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT), the New York City Board of Transportation, and the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA). In their earliest days of service, operating crews frequently called them Steels to distinguish them from the wooden BU elevated cars. However, these cars were most commonly referred to as BRT Standards, BMT Standards, or simply Standards. Train crews and the car shop departments often referred to them as 67-foot cars, AB-types, or most frequently AB's. For their time, the cars introduced a significant number of improvements to urban rapid transit.

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Archer Avenue Lines

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.

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B Division (New York City Subway)

The New York City Subway's B Division consists of the lines that operate with lettered services (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, J, L, M, N, Q, R, W, and Z), as well as the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway Park Shuttles.

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BMT Broadway Line

The BMT Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in Manhattan, New York City, United States.

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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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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Brooklyn and Queens Transit Corporation

The Brooklyn and Queens Transit Corporation (B&QT) was a subsidiary of the Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation that operated streetcars in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States (as well as into Manhattan via the Brooklyn Bridge and Williamsburg Bridge).

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Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest roadway bridges in the United States.

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Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company

The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) was a public transit holding company formed in 1896 to acquire and consolidate railway lines in Brooklyn and Queens, New York City, United States.

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BU cars (New York City Subway car)

BU cars is the generic term for BRT elevated gate cars used on predecessor lines of the New York City Subway system.

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Bus

A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Chrystie Street Connection

The Chrystie Street Connection is a New York City Subway junction running the length of Chrystie Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

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Church Avenue (IND Culver Line)

Church Avenue is an express station on the IND Culver Line of the New York City Subway.

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Culver Shuttle

The Culver Shuttle was a New York City Subway shuttle, running along a remnant of the BMT Culver Line, most of which is now the IND Culver Line.

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D (New York City Subway service)

The D Sixth Avenue Express is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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D-type Triplex (New York City Subway car)

The D-Type, commonly known as the Triplex, was a New York City Subway car class with four units built as a prototype in 1925 and the production units built during 1927 and 1928.

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Ditmas Avenue (IND Culver Line)

Ditmas Avenue is a local station on the IND Culver Line of the New York City Subway.

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Dual Contracts

The Dual Contracts, also known as the Dual Subway System, were contracts for the construction and/or rehabilitation and operation of rapid transit lines in the City of New York.

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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello Henry La Guardia (born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia) (December 11, 1882September 20, 1947) was an American politician.

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Franklin Avenue Shuttle

The Franklin Avenue Shuttle is a New York City Subway shuttle service operating in Brooklyn.

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Fulton Street Line (elevated)

The Fulton Street Line, also called the Fulton Street Elevated or Kings County Line, was an elevated rail line mostly in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Holding company

A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.

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IND Culver Line

The IND Culver Line (formerly BMT Culver Line) is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, extending from Downtown Brooklyn south to Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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IND Fulton Street Line

The IND Fulton Street Line is a rapid transit line of the IND Division of the New York City Subway, running from the Cranberry Street Tunnel under the East River through all of central Brooklyn to a terminus in Ozone Park, Queens.

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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 Sixth Avenue Line

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

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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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Inflation

In economics, inflation is a sustained increase in price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time.

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Interborough Rapid Transit Company

The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the private operator of the original underground New York City Subway line that opened in 1904, as well as earlier elevated railways and additional rapid transit lines in New York City. The IRT was purchased by the city in June 1940. The former IRT lines (the numbered routes in the current subway system) are now the A Division or IRT Division of the Subway.

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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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John Francis Hylan

John Francis Hylan (April 20, 1868January 12, 1936), was the 96th Mayor of New York City (the seventh since the consolidation of the five boroughs), from 1918 to 1925.

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Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (63rd Street Lines)

Lexington Avenue–63rd Street (formerly Lexington Avenue) is a New York City Subway station in Lenox Hill, Manhattan, shared by the IND and BMT 63rd Street Lines.

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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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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Manhattan Bridge

The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at the Flatbush Avenue Extension.

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Museum of Transportation

The National Museum of Transportation (NMOT) is a private, 42-acre transportation museum in Kirkwood, Missouri, outside St.

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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 Board of Transportation

The New York City Board of Transportation or the Board of Transportation of the City of New York (NYCBOT or BOT) was a city transit commission and operator in New York City, consisting of three members appointed by the mayor.

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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 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 Transit Museum

The New York Transit Museum (also called the NYC Transit Museum) is a museum that displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region.

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PCC streetcar

The PCC (Presidents’ Conference Committee) is a streetcar (tram) design that was first built in the United States in the 1930s.

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Public transport

Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.

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Q-type Queens car (New York City Subway car)

The Q-type (and QX) was a New York City Subway car class originally built by the Osgood-Bradley, Brill, Laconia, and Jewett car companies, and rebuilt in 1938 by the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) from former BU cars.

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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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Queensboro Bridge

The Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge – because its Manhattan end is located between 59th and 60th Streets – and officially titled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, is a cantilever bridge over the East River in New York City that was completed in 1909.

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R143 (New York City Subway car)

The R143 is a class of 212 new technology (NTT) New York City Subway cars built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the B Division.

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R160 (New York City Subway car)

The R160 is a class of 1,662 new technology (NTT) New York City Subway cars built by Alstom Transportation and Kawasaki for the B Division.

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R179 (New York City Subway car)

The R179 is a class of 316 new technology (NTT) New York City Subway cars built by Bombardier Transportation for the B Division.

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R32/A (New York City Subway car)

The R32 is a New York City Subway car model built by the Budd Company from 1964 to 1965 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R42 (New York City Subway car)

The R42 is a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company between 1969 and 1970 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R46 (New York City Subway car)

The R46 is a New York City Subway car model that was built by the Pullman Standard Company from 1975 to 1978 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R68 (New York City Subway car)

The R68 is a B Division New York City Subway car order consisting of 425 cars built by the Westinghouse-Amrail Company, a joint venture of Westinghouse, ANF Industrie, Jeumont Schneider, and Alstom.

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R68A (New York City Subway car)

The R68A is a B Division New York City Subway car order consisting of 200 cars built between 1988 and 1989 by Kawasaki Rail Car Company in Kobe, Japan, with final assembly done at the Kawasaki plant in Yonkers, New York.

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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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Rapid transit operations of the BRT and BMT

Starting in 1899, the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT; 1896–1923) and Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT; 1923–1940) operated rapid transit lines in New York City — at first only elevated railways and later also subways.

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Road transport

Road transport or road transportation is a type of transport by using roads.

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Second Avenue Subway

The Second Avenue Subway (internally referred to as the IND Second Avenue Line by the MTA and abbreviated to SAS) is a New York City Subway line that runs under Second Avenue on the East Side of Manhattan.

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Shore Line Trolley Museum

The Shore Line Trolley Museum, located in East Haven, Connecticut, is the oldest operating trolley museum in the United States.

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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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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Trolley Museum of New York

The Trolley Museum of New York, a non-profit organization, is located at 89 East Strand Street, Kingston, New York.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Williamsburg Bridge

The Williamsburg Bridge is a suspension bridge in New York City across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan at Delancey Street with the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn at Broadway near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (Interstate 278).

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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60th Street Tunnel Connection

The 60th Street Tunnel Connection or 11th Street Cut is a short rapid transit line of the New York City Subway 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 Queens Plaza in Long Island City, Queens, New York City, United States.

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63rd Street Lines

The IND 63rd Street Line and BMT 63rd Street Line, also referred to as the 63rd Street Crosstown, Crosstown Route, or Route 131-A, are two rapid transit lines of the IND and BMT divisions of the New York City Subway system.

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Redirects here:

BMT (NYCS), Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit, Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation, Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooklyn–Manhattan_Transit_Corporation

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