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Rapid transit operations of the BRT and BMT

Index 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. [1]

33 relations: BMT Canarsie Line, BMT Jamaica Line, Brooklyn Elevated Railroad, Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company, Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit Corporation, C (New York City Subway service), Chrystie Street Connection, Culver Depot, East New York Loop, Eastern Division, Elmhurst, Queens, Independent Subway System, IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line, John Francis Hylan, Kings County Elevated Railway, List of New York City manhole cover abbreviations, List of New York City Subway stations in Manhattan, List of New York railroads, Maurice Braverman, Metropolitan Avenue (BMT Jamaica Line), New Technology Train, New York City Subway stations, R160 (New York City Subway car), R44 (New York City Subway car), R68A (New York City Subway car), R9 (New York City Subway car), Rego Park, Queens, Telford Medal, West End Line (Brooklyn surface), Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, 104th Street (BMT Jamaica Line), 111th Street (BMT Jamaica Line), 121st Street (BMT Jamaica Line).

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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Brooklyn Elevated Railroad

The Brooklyn Elevated Railroad was an elevated railroad company in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, operated from 1885 until 1899, when it was merged into the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company-controlled Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad.

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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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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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Culver Depot

Culver Depot, also called Culver Terminal or Culver Plaza, was a railroad and streetcar terminal in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City, United States, located on the northern side of Surf Avenue near West 5th Street.

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East New York Loop

The East New York Loop was a short rapid transit structure in East New York, Brooklyn, New York City, United States, connecting the Fulton Street Elevated and Broadway Elevated, and its associated service patterns.

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Eastern Division

Eastern Division or East Division may refer to.

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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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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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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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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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Kings County Elevated Railway

The Kings County Elevated Railway Company (KCERy) was a builder and operator of elevated railway lines in Kings County, New York.

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List of New York City manhole cover abbreviations

This is a list of manhole cover markings found in New York City.

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List of New York City Subway stations in Manhattan

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

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List of New York railroads

The following railroads currently or formerly operated in the U.S. state of New York.

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Maurice Braverman

Maurice Braverman (1916–2002) was a 20th-century American civil rights lawyer and some-time Communist Party member (and Party lawyer) who was convicted in 1952 under the Smith Act, served 28 of 36 months, then immediately faced disbarment, against which he fought in the 1970s and won reinstatement in Maryland (1974) and federal courts (1975).

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Metropolitan Avenue (BMT Jamaica Line)

Metropolitan Avenue was a station on the demolished section of the BMT Jamaica Line.

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New Technology Train

New Technology Train (NTT) is the collective term for the modern passenger fleet of the New York City Subway that has entered service since the turn of the 21st century.

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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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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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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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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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R9 (New York City Subway car)

The R9 was a New York City Subway car model which was built by the American Car and Foundry Company and the Pressed Steel Car Company in 1940 for the Independent Subway System (IND) and its successors, which included the New York City Board of Transportation and the New York City Transit Authority.

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Rego Park, Queens

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

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Telford Medal

The Telford Medal is a prize awarded by the British Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) for a paper or series of papers.

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West End Line (Brooklyn surface)

The West End Line or New Utrecht Avenue Line was a surface transit line in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, running along New Utrecht Avenue and other streets between Coney Island and Sunset Park.

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Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

Windsor Terrace is a small residential neighborhood in the northwestern part of the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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104th Street (BMT Jamaica Line)

104th Street is a skip-stop station on the BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway, located on Jamaica Avenue between 102nd and 104th Streets in Richmond Hill, Queens.

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111th Street (BMT Jamaica Line)

111th Street is a skip-stop station on the BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway.

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121st Street (BMT Jamaica Line)

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

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Redirects here:

BMT Eastern Division, Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad, New York Consolidated Railroad, New York Municipal Railway, New York Municipal Railways System, New York Rapid Transit, New York Rapid Transit Corporation.

References

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

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