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The IRT Flushing Line is a rapid transit route of the New York City Subway system, operated as part of the A Division. [1]

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A Division (New York City Subway)

The A Division, also known as the IRT Division, is a division of the New York City Subway, consisting of the lines operated with services designated by numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) and the 42nd Street Shuttle.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah.

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Antenna (radio)

In radio, an antenna is the interface between radio waves propagating through space and electric currents moving in metal conductors, used with a transmitter or receiver.

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Arrangements between railroads

Railway companies can interact with and control others in many ways.

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Astoria–Ditmars Boulevard (BMT Astoria Line)

Astoria–Ditmars Boulevard is the northern terminal station on the BMT Astoria Line of the New York City Subway.

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Auburndale station (LIRR)

Auburndale is a station in the Auburndale neighborhood of Queens in New York City on the Port Washington Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.

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B-Method

The B method is a method of software development based on B, a tool-supported formal method based on an abstract machine notation, used in the development of computer software.

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Bayside, Queens

Bayside is an upper-middle class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

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BMT Astoria Line

The BMT Astoria Line, formerly the IRT Astoria Line, is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway, serving the Queens neighborhood of Astoria.

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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 Canarsie Line

The Canarsie Line (sometimes referred to as the 14th Street–Eastern Line) is a rapid transit line of the Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation (BMT) Division of the New York City Subway system, named after its terminus in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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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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Broadway station (LIRR)

Broadway is a station in the Flushing neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens, on the Port Washington Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.

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Brooklyn Eagle

The Brooklyn Eagle, originally The Brooklyn Eagle, and Kings County Democrat, was a daily newspaper published in the city and later borough of Brooklyn, in New York City, for 114 years from 1841 to 1955.

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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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Central Branch (Long Island Rail Road)

The Central Branch is a rail line owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) in the U.S. state of New York, extending from just east of Bethpage to just west of Babylon.

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Chelsea, Manhattan

Chelsea is a neighborhood on the West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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Chuck Schumer

Charles Ellis Schumer (born November 23, 1950) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the senior United States Senator from New York, a seat he was first elected to in 1998.

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Citi Field

Citi Field is a baseball park located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in the New York City borough of Queens.

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College Point, Queens

College Point is a working-middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Communications-based train control

Communications-based train control (CBTC) is a railway signaling system that makes use of the telecommunications between the train and track equipment for the traffic management and infrastructure control.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Corona, Queens

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

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Court Square–23rd Street (New York City Subway)

Court Square–23rd Street is a New York City Subway station complex on the IND Crosstown Line, the IRT Flushing Line and the IND Queens Boulevard Line.

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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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East River

The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.

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Elevated railway

An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick).

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Eleventh Avenue (Manhattan)

Eleventh Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare on the far West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, located near the Hudson River.

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Elmhurst, Queens

Elmhurst (formerly Newtown) is a working/middle class neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City.

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Flushing Meadows–Corona Park

Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, often referred to as Flushing Meadows Park, or simply Flushing Meadows, is a public park in New York City.

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Flushing, Queens

Flushing is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.

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Flushing–Main Street (IRT Flushing Line)

Flushing–Main Street (signed as Main Street on entrances and pillars, and Main St–Flushing on overhead signs) is the northern terminal station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue in the Downtown section of Flushing, Queens.

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Flushing–Main Street station (LIRR)

Flushing–Main Street is a station on the Port Washington Branch of the Long Island Rail Road, serving the neighborhood of Flushing, Queens.

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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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Formal methods

In computer science, specifically software engineering and hardware engineering, formal methods are a particular kind of mathematically based techniques for the specification, development and verification of software and hardware systems.

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Girder

A girder is a support beam used in construction.

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Glossary of rail transport terms

Rail terminology is a form of technical terminology.

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Government of New York City

The government of New York City, headquartered at New York City Hall in Lower Manhattan, is organized under the New York City Charter and provides for a "strong" mayor-council system.

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Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal (GCT; also referred to as Grand Central Station or simply as Grand Central) is a commuter and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States.

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Grand Central–42nd Street (IRT Lines)

Grand Central–42nd Street is a major station complex of the New York City Subway.

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Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan

Hell's Kitchen, also known as Clinton, is a neighborhood on the West Side of Midtown Manhattan in New York City.

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Hudson Yards, Manhattan

Hudson Yards is a zoned area in the Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea neighborhoods of Manhattan in New York City.

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HuffPost

HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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Hunters Point Avenue (IRT Flushing Line)

Hunters Point Avenue is a station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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Hunterspoint Avenue station (LIRR)

Hunterspoint Avenue is a station on the Main Line of the Long Island Rail Road within the City Terminal Zone.

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Inclined elevator

An inclined elevator or inclined lift is a form of a cable railway system for steep gradient.

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IND Crosstown Line

The IND Crosstown Line or Brooklyn–Queens Crosstown Line is a 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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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 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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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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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.

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IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line

The IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line (also known as the IRT Seventh Avenue Line or the IRT West Side Line) is a New York City Subway line.

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IRT Lexington Avenue Line

The IRT Lexington Avenue Line (also known as the IRT East Side Line and the IRT Lexington–Fourth Avenue Line) is one of the lines of the A Division of the New York City Subway, stretching from Lower Manhattan north to 125th Street in East Harlem.

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IRT Second Avenue Line

The IRT Second Avenue Line, also known as the Second Avenue El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan, New York City, United States, from 1878 to 1942.

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IRT Third Avenue Line

The IRT Third Avenue Line, commonly known as the Third Avenue El and the Bronx El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City.

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Italianate architecture

The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture.

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Jackson Heights, Queens

Jackson Heights is a neighborhood in the northwestern portion of the borough of Queens in New York City.

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Jackson Heights–Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street (New York City Subway)

Jackson Heights–Roosevelt Avenue/74th Street (or simply Jackson Heights or 74th Street–Roosevelt) is a New York City Subway station complex served by the IRT Flushing Line and the IND Queens Boulevard Line.

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Jubilee Line Extension

The Jubilee Line Extension is the extension of the London Underground Jubilee line from to through south and east London.

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Junction Boulevard (IRT Flushing Line)

Junction Boulevard (originally Junction Avenue) is an express station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Junction Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue in Corona, Queens.

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LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport is an airport in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.

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Level crossing

A level crossing is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.

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List of bus routes in Queens

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) operates a number of bus routes in Queens, New York, United States, under two different public brands.

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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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Little Neck Bay

Little Neck Bay is an embayment in western Long Island, New York, off Long Island Sound.

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Little Neck, Queens

Little Neck is an upper middle class neighborhood of Queens, New York City, bordered on the north by Little Neck Bay and on the east by Great Neck in Nassau County.

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London Underground

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.

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Long Island City

Long Island City (LIC) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens.

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Long Island City station

Long Island City is a rail terminal of the Long Island Rail Road in Long Island City, 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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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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Marine Air Terminal

The Marine Air Terminal ("Terminal A"), located at New York City's LaGuardia Airport, is the only active airport terminal dating from the first generation of passenger travel in the United States, a.k.a. the "Golden age of the flying boat." Originally built to handle seaplanes, the Marine Air Terminal, an Art Deco building designed in 1939 by William Delano of the firm Delano & Aldrich, consists of a central circular core of two stories with an attic, from which a rectangular entrance pavilion and two symmetrically opposed one-story wings project.

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Mayor of New York City

The Mayor of the City of New York is head of the executive branch of New York City's government.

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Metro-North Railroad

The Metro-North Commuter Railroad, trading as MTA Metro-North Railroad or simply Metro-North, is a suburban commuter rail service run by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), a public authority of 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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Mets–Willets Point (IRT Flushing Line)

Mets–Willets Point (formerly Willets Point–Shea Stadium) is an express station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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Mets–Willets Point station (LIRR)

Mets–Willets Point (formerly Shea Stadium) is a seasonal-use station on the Long Island Rail Road's Port Washington Branch, located near Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in the New York City borough of Queens.

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Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.

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New York Central Railroad

The New York Central Railroad was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States.

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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 bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics

The New York City 2012 Olympic bid was one of the five short-listed bids for the 2012 Summer Olympics, ultimately won by London.

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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 Daily News

The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.

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New York Post

The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.

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New York University

New York University (NYU) is a private nonprofit research university based in New York City.

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Newsday

Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, although it is sold throughout the New York metropolitan area.

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NY1

NY1 (also officially known as Spectrum News NY1 and spoken as New York One) is an American cable news television channel founded by Time Warner Cable, which itself is owned by Charter Communications through its acquisition in May 2016.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal

The Port Authority Bus Terminal (colloquially known as the Port Authority and in initials as PABT) is the main gateway for interstate buses into Manhattan in New York City.

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Port Washington Branch

The Port Washington Branch is an electrified two-track rail line and service owned and operated by the Long Island Rail Road in the U.S. state of New York.

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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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Q70 (New York City bus)

The Q70 Select Bus Service bus route constitutes a public transit line in Queens, New York City, United States, running primarily along the Brooklyn Queens Expressway.

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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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Queens Boulevard

Queens Boulevard is a major thoroughfare in the New York City borough of Queens connecting Midtown Manhattan, via the Queensboro Bridge, to Jamaica.

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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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Queensboro Plaza (New York City Subway)

Queensboro Plaza is an elevated New York City Subway station over Queens Plaza in Long Island City, at the east (Queens) end of the Queensboro Bridge, with Queens Boulevard running east from the plaza.

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R12 (New York City Subway car)

The R12 was a New York City Subway car built by the American Car and Foundry Company in 1948.

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R14 (New York City Subway car)

The R14 was a New York City Subway car model built by the American Car and Foundry Company in 1949.

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R15 (New York City Subway car)

The R15 was a New York City Subway car model built by the American Car and Foundry Company in 1950 for the IRT A Division.

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R17 (New York City Subway car)

The R17 was a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company in 1954 for the IRT A Division.

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R188 (New York City Subway car)

The R188 is a class of 506 new technology (NTT) New York City Subway cars built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the A Division.

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R33 World's Fair (New York City Subway car)

The R33 World's Fair (also known as R33WF or R33S) was a New York City Subway car that was built by St Louis Car Company in 1963 for the IRT A Division.

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R36 World's Fair (New York City Subway car)

The R36 World's Fair (also known as R36WF) was a New York City Subway car model that was built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1963 to 1964 for the IRT A Division.

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R62A (New York City Subway car)

The R62A is an A Division New York City Subway car model built between 1984 and 1987 by Bombardier in La Pocatiere, Quebec, with final assembly done in Auburn, New York and Barre, Vermont under a license from Kawasaki.

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Rail directions

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

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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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Ralph Peters (LIRR)

Ralph Peters (born in Atlanta, Georgia November 19, 1853) was the son of another railroad man, Richard Peters, and president of the Long Island Rail Road.

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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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Regional Plan Association

The Regional Plan Association of the United States is an independent, not-for-profit regional planning organization, founded in 1922, that focuses on recommendations to improve the quality of life and economic competitiveness of a 31-county New York–New Jersey–Connecticut region in the New York metropolitan area.

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S (New York City Subway service)

Three services in the New York City Subway are designated as a S (shuttle) service.

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Select Bus Service

Select Bus Service (SBS; stylized on the buses as +selectbusservice) is a brand used by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's MTA Regional Bus Operations for bus rapid transit service in New York City.

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Signalling block system

Signalling block systems enable the safe and efficient operation of railways to avoid collisions between trains.

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Single-track railway

A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.

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Staten Island Advance

The Staten Island Advance is a daily newspaper published in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.

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Steel

Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.

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Steinway Tunnel

The Steinway Tunnel carries the of the New York City Subway under the East River between 42nd Street in Manhattan and 51st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens, in New York City.

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Sunnyside Yard

Sunnyside Yard is a large coach yard, a railroad yard for passenger cars, in Sunnyside, Queens in New York City.

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Sunnyside, Queens

Sunnyside is a middle-class neighborhood in the Western portion of the New York City borough of Queens.

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Tennis

Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).

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Thales Group

Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets.

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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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Third rail

A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.

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Times Square

Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue.

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Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway)

Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal is a New York City Subway station complex located under Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal, at the intersection of 42nd Street, Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan.

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United States Tennis Association

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is the national governing body for tennis in the United States.

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US Open (tennis)

The United States Open Tennis Championships is a hard court tennis tournament.

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USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is an American stadium complex located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City.

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Vernon Boulevard–Jackson Avenue (IRT Flushing Line)

Vernon Boulevard–Jackson Avenue (often informally referred to as Vernon–Jackson, as its former name was Vernon–Jackson Avenues) is the westernmost station in Queens on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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Viaduct

A viaduct is a bridge composed of several small spans for crossing a valley, dry or wetland, or forming an overpass or flyover.

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Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Walter S. Gurnee

Walter Smith Gurnee (March 9, 1813 – April 17, 1903) served as Mayor of Chicago (1851-3) for the Democratic Party.

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Washington Metro

The Washington Metro, known colloquially as Metro and branded Metrorail, is the heavy rail rapid transit system serving the Washington metropolitan area in the United States.

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Westchester County, New York

Westchester County is a county in the U.S. state of New York.

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Whitestone Branch

The Whitestone Branch was a branch of the Long Island Rail Road, running north and east along the left bank of the Flushing River from the Port Washington Branch near the modern Willets Point/Flushing sections of Queens, New York.

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Whitestone, Queens

Whitestone is an upper middle-class residential neighborhood in the northernmost part of the New York City borough of Queens.

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Willets Point, Queens

Willets Point, also known locally as the Iron Triangle, is an industrial neighborhood within Corona, in the New York City borough of Queens.

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William Steinway

William Steinway, also known as Wilhelm Steinway (born Wilhelm Steinweg; March 5, 1835 – November 30, 1896), son of Steinway & Sons founder Henry E. Steinway, was a businessman and civic leader who was influential in the development of Astoria, New York.

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Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards buses

The Q11, Q21, Q52, and Q53 bus routes constitute a public transit corridor running along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards in Queens, New York City, United States.

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Woodside station (LIRR)

Woodside is a station on the Long Island Rail Road's Main Line in the Woodside neighborhood of Queens.

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Woodside, Queens

Woodside is a residential and commercial neighborhood in the western portion of the borough of Queens in New York City.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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103rd Street–Corona Plaza (IRT Flushing Line)

103rd Street–Corona Plaza is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 103rd Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

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10th Avenue (IRT Flushing Line)

10th Avenue is a proposed station, first planned as part of the 7 Subway Extension for the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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111th Street (IRT Flushing Line)

111th Street is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 111th Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

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1939 New York World's Fair

The 1939–40 New York World's Fair, which covered the of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (also the location of the 1964–1965 New York World's Fair), was the second most expensive American world's fair of all time, exceeded only by St.

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1964 New York World's Fair

The 1964/1965 New York World's Fair held over 140 pavilions, 110 restaurants, for 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations to build exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, NY.

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2012 Summer Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

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33rd Street–Rawson Street (IRT Flushing Line)

33rd Street–Rawson Street is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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34th Street–Hudson Yards (IRT Flushing Line)

34th Street–Hudson Yards is a New York City Subway station in Manhattan's West Side on the IRT Flushing Line, and is the western (railroad south) terminus for the 7 local and <7> express services.

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40th Street–Lowery Street (IRT Flushing Line)

40th Street–Lowery Street is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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42nd Street (Manhattan)

42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown.

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42nd Street Shuttle

The 42nd Street Shuttle is a New York City Subway shuttle train service that operates in Manhattan.

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42nd Street–Bryant Park/Fifth Avenue (New York City Subway)

42nd Street–Bryant Park/Fifth Avenue is an underground New York City Subway station complex, consisting of stations on the IRT Flushing Line and IND Sixth Avenue Line, formerly without direct connection, now connected by a pedestrian tunnel.

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46th Street–Bliss Street (IRT Flushing Line)

46th Street–Bliss Street is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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52nd Street (IRT Flushing Line)

52nd Street (also known as 52nd Street–Lincoln Avenue) is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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60th Street Tunnel

The 60th Street Tunnel carries the of the New York City Subway under the East River and Roosevelt Island between Manhattan and Queens.

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61st Street–Woodside (IRT Flushing Line)

61st Street–Woodside (announced as Woodside–61st Street on the R188 cars) is an express station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway located at 61st Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, Queens.

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69th Street (IRT Flushing Line)

69th Street (also known as 69th Street–Fisk Avenue) is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway.

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7 (New York City Subway service)

The 7 Flushing Local and Flushing Express are two rapid transit services in the A Division of the New York City Subway, providing local and express services along the full length of the IRT Flushing Line.

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7 Subway Extension

The 7 Subway Extension is a subway extension of the New York City Subway's IRT Flushing Line.

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82nd Street–Jackson Heights (IRT Flushing Line)

82nd Street–Jackson Heights is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 82nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights, Queens.

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90th Street–Elmhurst Avenue (IRT Flushing Line)

90th Street–Elmhurst Avenue is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway, located at 90th Street and Elmhurst Avenue in Elmhurst, Queens.

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9 (BMT rapid transit service), 9 (BMT), 9 (Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation service), 9 (Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation service), BMT 9, Corona Elevated, Corona Line (elevated), East River Tunnel Railroad, Eleventh Avenue Line, Eleventh Avenue Subway, Flushing Line, Flushing Line (IRT), Flushing Line (elevated), IRT Corona Line, IRT Eleventh Avenue Line, IRT Queensboro Line, International Express Trail, New York and Long Island Railroad, Queensboro Line, Queensborough Line.

References

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

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