BMT Nassau Street Line

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BMT Nassau Street Line
"J" train "M" train "Z" train
The J and Z, which use the Nassau Street Line through downtown, are colored brown.
One station is also served by the M, which is now part of the IND Sixth Avenue Line.
Overview
TypeRapid transit
SystemNew York City Subway
TerminiEssex Street
Broad Street
Stations6
Daily ridership126,833[1]
Operation
Opened1908–1931
OwnerCity of New York
Operator(s)New York City Transit Authority
CharacterUnderground
Technical
Number of tracks2–4
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Electrification600V DC third rail
Route map
Template:BMT Nassau Street Line

The BMT Nassau Street Line is a line of the New York City Subway. It is used by two main services, J and Z, as well as a small part of the M train. Services using the line are colored brown.

Station listing[change | change source]

Station service legend
Stops all times Stops all times
Stops all times except late nights Stops all times except late nights
Stops late nights only Stops late nights only
Stops weekdays only Stops weekdays only
Stops rush hours only Stops rush hours only
Stops rush hours in peak direction only Stops rush hours in the peak direction only
Time period details
Handicapped/disabled access Station is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act
Handicapped/disabled access ↑ Station is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act
in the indicated direction only
Handicapped/disabled access ↓
Aiga elevator.svg Elevator access to mezzanine only
Neighborhood
(approximate)
Handicapped/disabled access Station Services Opened Transfers and notes
Begins as the BMT Jamaica Line from the Williamsburg Bridge (J all times M all times except late nights Z rush hours, peak direction​)
Lower East Side Essex Street J all times M all times except late nights Z rush hours, peak direction September 16, 1908[2] IND Sixth Avenue Line (F all times <F> two rush hour trains, peak direction​) at Delancey Street
Split to Chrystie Street Connection (M Weekday rush hours, middays and early evenings)
Bowery J all timesZ rush hours, peak direction August 4, 1913
Chinatown Elevator access to mezzanine only Canal Street J all timesZ rush hours, peak direction August 4, 1913 BMT Broadway Line (N all timesQ all timesR all except late nightsW weekdays only)
IRT Lexington Avenue Line (4 late nights6 all times <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction)
Former Connection to Manhattan Bridge south tracks
Civic Center Elevator access to mezzanine only Chambers Street J all timesZ rush hours, peak direction August 4, 1913 IRT Lexington Avenue Line (4 all times5 all times except late nights6 all times <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction) at Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall
Financial District Handicapped/disabled access Fulton Street J all timesZ rush hours, peak direction May 29, 1931 IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line (2 all times3 all except late nights)
IRT Lexington Avenue Line (4 all times5 all except late nights)
IND Eighth Avenue Line (A all timesC all except late nights)
Connection to BMT Broadway Line (N late nightsR all except late nightsW weekdays only) at Cortlandt Street via Dey Street Passageway
Connection to PATH at World Trade Center
Broad Street J all timesZ rush hours, peak direction May 29, 1931
Terminus of all service
Line merges with the BMT Broadway Line (N late nights R all except late nights) and becomes the BMT Fourth Avenue Line via the Montague Street Tunnel

References[change | change source]

  1. MTA. "Average weekday subway ridership". Retrieved April 2, 2014.
  2. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9401E7DD1739E333A25754C1A96F9C946997D6CF
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