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New York City Subway nomenclature

Index New York City Subway nomenclature

New York City Subway nomenclature is the terminology used in the New York City Subway system as derived from railroading practice, historical origins of the system, and engineering, publicity, and legal usage. [1]

148 relations: A (New York City Subway service), A Division (New York City Subway), American Museum of Natural History, Astoria, Queens, Astoria–Ditmars Boulevard (BMT Astoria Line), Avenue J (BMT Brighton Line), B (New York City Subway service), B Division (New York City Subway), Bay Parkway (BMT West End Line), Bedford Park Boulevard (IND Concourse Line), BMT Astoria Line, BMT Brighton Line, BMT Broadway Line, BMT Canarsie Line, BMT Fourth Avenue Line, BMT Jamaica Line, BMT Myrtle Avenue Line, BMT Nassau Street Line, BMT Sea Beach Line, BMT West End Line, Borough Hall/Court Street (New York City Subway), Boroughs of New York City, Brighton Beach, Brighton Beach (BMT Brighton Line), Brooklyn, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation, C (New York City Subway service), Chrystie Street Connection, Compass, Coney Island, Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue (New York City Subway), Cypress Hills (BMT Jamaica Line), D (New York City Subway service), D-type Triplex (New York City Subway car), DeKalb Avenue (BMT Lines), Destination sign, Ditmars Boulevard, E (New York City Subway service), Early history of the IRT subway, East 180th Street (IRT White Plains Road Line), East New York, Brooklyn, Eastchester–Dyre Avenue (IRT Dyre Avenue Line), Eighth Avenue (Manhattan), Elevated railway, English language, F (New York City Subway service), Far Rockaway, Queens, Far Rockaway–Mott Avenue (IND Rockaway Line), Franklin Avenue Shuttle, ..., G (New York City Subway service), Gothamist, Hoyt–Schermerhorn Streets (IND Lines), Hunter College, IND Concourse Line, IND Crosstown Line, IND Culver Line, IND Eighth Avenue Line, IND Fulton Street Line, IND Queens Boulevard Line, IND Rockaway Line, Independent Subway System, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, Inwood–207th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line), IRT Flushing Line, IRT Third Avenue Line, J/Z (New York City Subway service), JFK Express, K (Eighth Avenue Local), L (New York City Subway service), List of New York City Subway lines, List of New York City Subway services, Long Island Rail Road, Lower Manhattan, M (New York City Subway service), Manhattan, Manhattan Bridge, Map, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Midtown Manhattan, Montague Street Tunnel, N (New York City Subway service), Nereid Avenue (IRT White Plains Road Line), New York City, New York City Subway, New York City Subway stations, New York City Transit Authority, North, Norwood, Bronx, Norwood–205th Street (IND Concourse Line), Off-color humor, Parkchester (IRT Pelham Line), Pelham Bay Park, Pelham Bay Park (IRT Pelham Line), Q (New York City Subway service), Queens, R (New York City Subway service), R1 (New York City Subway car), R12 (New York City Subway car), R16 (New York City Subway car), R27 (New York City Subway car), R40/A (New York City Subway car), R44 (New York City Subway car), R46 (New York City Subway car), R68 (New York City Subway car), R68A (New York City Subway car), Rail directions, Rapid transit, Rockaway Park Shuttle, Rockaway Park–Beach 116th Street (IND Rockaway Line), Rush hour, S (New York City Subway service), San Francisco, Schematic, Seventh Avenue (IND Lines), South, Street or road name, T (New York City Subway service), Taipei Metro, The Bronx, The New York Times, Third Avenue–149th Street (IRT White Plains Road Line), Times Square, Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal (New York City Subway), Tourism, Tram, United States, Unused New York City Subway service labels, Wakefield–241st Street (IRT White Plains Road Line), Washington Heights, Manhattan, Williamsburg Bridge, World War II, 1 (New York City Subway service), 138th Street–Grand Concourse (IRT Jerome Avenue Line), 145th Street (IND Lines), 2 (New York City Subway service), 3 (New York City Subway service), 4 (New York City Subway service), 42nd Street (Manhattan), 42nd Street Shuttle, 5 (New York City Subway service), 57th Street–Seventh Avenue (BMT Broadway Line), 6 (New York City Subway service), 62nd Street/New Utrecht Avenue (BMT Lines), 68th Street–Hunter College (IRT Lexington Avenue Line), 7 (New York City Subway service), 8 (New York City Subway service), 81st Street–Museum of Natural History (IND Eighth Avenue Line). Expand index (98 more) »

A (New York City Subway service)

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

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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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American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest museums in the world.

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Astoria, Queens

Astoria is a middle-class and commercial neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens, bounded by the East River and is adjacent to three other Queens neighborhoods: Long Island City, Sunnyside (bordering at Northern Boulevard), and Woodside (bordering at 50th Street).

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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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Avenue J (BMT Brighton Line)

Avenue J is a local station on the BMT Brighton Line of the New York City Subway, located on Avenue J between East 15th and East 16th Streets in Midwood, Brooklyn.

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B (New York City Subway service)

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

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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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Bay Parkway (BMT West End Line)

Bay Parkway (formerly Bay Parkway–22nd Avenue) is an express station on the BMT West End Line of the New York City Subway, located in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn at the intersection of Bay Parkway and 86th Street.

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Bedford Park Boulevard (IND Concourse Line)

Bedford Park Boulevard is an express station on the IND Concourse Line of the New York City Subway.

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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 Brighton Line

The BMT Brighton Line, also known as the Brighton Beach Line, is a rapid transit line in the B Division of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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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 Fourth Avenue Line

The BMT Fourth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the New York City Subway, mainly running under Fourth Avenue in 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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BMT Myrtle Avenue Line

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.

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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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BMT Sea Beach Line

The BMT Sea Beach Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway, connecting the BMT Fourth Avenue Line at 59th Street via a four-track wide open cut to Coney Island in Brooklyn.

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BMT West End Line

The BMT West End Line is a line of the New York City Subway, serving the Brooklyn communities of Sunset Park, Borough Park, New Utrecht, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Coney Island.

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Borough Hall/Court Street (New York City Subway)

Borough Hall/Court Street is an underground New York City Subway station complex shared by the BMT Fourth Avenue Line, the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line and the IRT Eastern Parkway Line.

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Boroughs of New York City

New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.

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Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach is an oceanside neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, along the Coney Island peninsula.

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Brighton Beach (BMT Brighton Line)

Brighton Beach is an elevated express/terminal station on the BMT Brighton Line of the New York City Subway.

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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 Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough Hall was designed by architects Calvin Pollard and Gamaliel King in the Greek Revival style, and constructed of Tuckahoe marble under the supervision of superintendent Stephen Haynes.

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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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C (New York City Subway service)

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

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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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Compass

A compass is an instrument used for navigation and orientation that shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions (or points).

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Coney Island

Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/entertainment destination of Long Island on the Coney Island Channel, which is part of the Lower Bay in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City.

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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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Cypress Hills (BMT Jamaica Line)

Cypress Hills is a skip-stop station on the BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway, located on Jamaica Avenue in the Cypress Hills neighborhood of northeastern Brooklyn.

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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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DeKalb Avenue (BMT Lines)

DeKalb Avenue is a local station shared by the BMT Fourth Avenue Line and the BMT Brighton Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of DeKalb and Flatbush Avenues in Brooklyn.

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Destination sign

A destination sign (North American English), or destination indicator/destination blind (British English) is a sign mounted on the front, side or rear of a public transport vehicle, such as a bus, tram/streetcar or light rail vehicle, that displays the vehicle's route number and destination, or the route's number and name on transit systems using route names.

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Ditmars Boulevard

Ditmars Boulevard, originally known as Ditmars Avenue, is a street located in northwest Queens, New York City.

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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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Early history of the IRT subway

The first regularly operated subway in New York City was built by the city and leased to the Interborough Rapid Transit Company for operation under Contracts 1 and 2, along with contract 3 of the Dual Contracts.

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East 180th Street (IRT White Plains Road Line)

East 180th Street (originally East 180th Street–Morris Park Avenue) is an elevated express station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway.

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East New York, Brooklyn

East New York is a residential neighborhood in the eastern section of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, United States.

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Eastchester–Dyre Avenue (IRT Dyre Avenue Line)

Eastchester–Dyre Avenue (signed as simply Dyre Avenue) is the northern terminal station of the IRT Dyre Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, at Dyre Avenue and East 233rd Street in the Bronx neighborhood of Eastchester.

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Eighth Avenue (Manhattan)

Eighth Avenue is a major north-south avenue on the west side of Manhattan in New York City, carrying northbound traffic below 59th Street.

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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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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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F (New York City Subway service)

The F Queens Boulevard Express/Sixth Avenue Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Far Rockaway, Queens

Far Rockaway is a neighborhood on the Rockaway Peninsula in the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.

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Far Rockaway–Mott Avenue (IND Rockaway Line)

Far Rockaway–Mott Avenue is the eastern terminal station on the New York City Subway's IND Rockaway Line.

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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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G (New York City Subway service)

The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown is an rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Gothamist

Gothamist LLC was the operator, or in some cases franchisor, of 8 city-centric websites that focused on news, events, food, culture, and other local coverage.

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Hoyt–Schermerhorn Streets (IND Lines)

Hoyt–Schermerhorn Streets (shown as "Hoyt-Schermerhorn" on official maps) is an express station of the New York City Subway, serving the IND Crosstown Line and the IND Fulton Street Line.

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Hunter College

Hunter College is one of the constituent colleges of the City University of New York, an American public university.

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IND Concourse Line

The Concourse Line is an IND rapid transit line of the New York City Subway system.

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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 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 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 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 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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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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Inwood–207th Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)

Inwood–207th Street (formerly Washington Heights–207th Street) is the northern terminal station of the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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IRT Flushing Line

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

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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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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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JFK Express

The JFK Express, advertised as The Train to The Plane, was a limited express service of the New York City Subway, connecting Midtown Manhattan to John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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K (Eighth Avenue Local)

The K Eighth Avenue Local, earlier the AA, was a rapid transit service of the New York City Subway.

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L (New York City Subway service)

The L 14th Street–Canarsie Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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List of New York City Subway lines

The New York City Subway is a heavy-rail public transit system serving four of the five boroughs of New York City.

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List of New York City Subway services

, the New York City Subway system has lettered or numbered route designations.

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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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Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.

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M (New York City Subway service)

The M Queens Boulevard/Sixth Avenue Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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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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Map

A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes.

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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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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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Montague Street Tunnel

The Montague Street Tunnel is a rail tunnel of the New York City Subway under the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, connecting the BMT Broadway Line and BMT Fourth Avenue Line.

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N (New York City Subway service)

The N Broadway Express is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Nereid Avenue (IRT White Plains Road Line)

Nereid Avenue (formerly East 238th Street; is a local station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Nereid Avenue (East 238th Street) and White Plains Road in the Bronx. It is served by the 2 train at all times and by the 5 train during rush hours. Nereid Avenue is the northern terminal for most peak-direction rush-hour 5 trains that use this branch. All 2 trains and a limited number of northbound a.m. rush hour 5 trains terminate at the next stop, Wakefield–241st Street.

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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 stations

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system that serves four of the five boroughs of New York City, New York: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

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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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North

North is one of the four compass points or cardinal directions.

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Norwood, Bronx

Norwood, also known as Bainbridge, is a working-class residential neighborhood in the northwest Bronx, New York City.

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Norwood–205th Street (IND Concourse Line)

Norwood–205th Street (formerly 205th Street) is the northern terminal station on the IND Concourse Line of the New York City Subway.

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Off-color humor

Off-color humor (also known as vulgar humor, crude humor, or shock humor) is humor that deals with topics that may be considered to be in poor taste or overly vulgar.

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Parkchester (IRT Pelham Line)

Parkchester (formerly known as and still announced as Parkchester–East 177th Street) is an express station on the IRT Pelham Line of the New York City Subway.

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Pelham Bay Park

Pelham Bay Park is a municipal park located in the northeast corner of the New York City borough of the Bronx.

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Pelham Bay Park (IRT Pelham Line)

Pelham Bay Park is the northern terminal station of the IRT Pelham Line of the New York City Subway.

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Q (New York City Subway service)

The Q Second Avenue/Broadway Express/Brighton Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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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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R (New York City Subway service)

The R Broadway Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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R1 (New York City Subway car)

The R1 was the first New York City Subway car type built for the Independent Subway System (IND).

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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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R16 (New York City Subway car)

The R16 was a New York City Subway car model built by the American Car and Foundry Company from 1954 to 1955 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R27 (New York City Subway car)

The R27 was a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1960 to 1961 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R40/A (New York City Subway car)

The R40 was a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1967 to 1968 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R44 (New York City Subway car)

The R44 is a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1971 to 1973 for the IND/BMT B Division and the Staten Island Railway.

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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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Rail directions

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

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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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Rockaway Park Shuttle

The Rockaway Park Shuttle is a shuttle service of the New York City Subway operating in Queens.

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Rockaway Park–Beach 116th Street (IND Rockaway Line)

Rockaway Park–Beach 116th Street is the western terminal station on the IND Rockaway Line of the New York City Subway, located on Beach 116th Street near Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Beach, Queens.

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Rush hour

A rush hour (American English, British English) is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.

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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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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Schematic

A schematic, or schematic diagram, is a representation of the elements of a system using abstract, graphic symbols rather than realistic pictures.

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Seventh Avenue (IND Lines)

Seventh Avenue is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line and the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway.

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South

South is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points.

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Street or road name

A street or road name or odonym is an identifying name given to a street.

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T (New York City Subway service)

The T Second Avenue Local is a prospective rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Taipei Metro

Taipei MRT (mass rapid transit), branded as Taipei Metro, is a rapid transit system serving greater Taipei, Taiwan.

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The Bronx

The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.

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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 Avenue–149th Street (IRT White Plains Road Line)

Third Avenue–149th Street is a station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway.

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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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Tourism

Tourism is travel for pleasure or business; also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists, and the business of operating tours.

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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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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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Unused New York City Subway service labels

The New York City Subway currently uses various letters and numbers to designate the routes that trains use over the differing lines in the system.

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Wakefield–241st Street (IRT White Plains Road Line)

Wakefield–241st Street is a terminal station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 241st Street and White Plains Road in the Wakefield neighborhood of the Bronx.

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Washington Heights, Manhattan

Washington Heights is a neighborhood in the northern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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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 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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1 (New York City Subway service)

The 1 Broadway–Seventh Avenue Local is a rapid transit service in the A Division of the New York City Subway.

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138th Street–Grand Concourse (IRT Jerome Avenue Line)

138th Street–Grand Concourse is a local station on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the T intersection of East 138th Street and the Grand Concourse in the Bronx neighborhood of Mott Haven.

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145th Street (IND Lines)

145th Street is a bi-level express station on the IND Eighth Avenue and Concourse Lines of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of 145th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem and Hamilton Heights, Manhattan.

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2 (New York City Subway service)

The 2 Seventh Avenue Express is a rapid transit service in the A Division of the New York City Subway.

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3 (New York City Subway service)

The 3 Seventh Avenue Express is a rapid transit service in the A Division of the New York City Subway.

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4 (New York City Subway service)

The 4 Lexington Avenue Express is a rapid transit service in the A Division 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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5 (New York City Subway service)

The 5 Lexington Avenue Express is a rapid transit service in the A Division 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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6 (New York City Subway service)

The 6 Lexington Avenue Local and Pelham Bay Park Express are two rapid transit services in the A Division of the New York City Subway.

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62nd Street/New Utrecht Avenue (BMT Lines)

62nd Street/New Utrecht Avenue is a New York City Subway station complex shared by the open-cut BMT Sea Beach Line and the elevated BMT West End Line.

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68th Street–Hunter College (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)

68th Street–Hunter College is a local station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of Lexington Avenue and 68th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

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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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8 (New York City Subway service)

8 was a designation given to two New York City Subway services.

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81st Street–Museum of Natural History (IND Eighth Avenue Line)

81st Street–Museum of Natural History is a local station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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References

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

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