IND Sixth Avenue Line
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|IND Sixth Avenue Line|
|System||New York City Subway|
|Termini||South of 59th Street–Columbus Circle; 57th Street|
North of Jay Street–MetroTech; south of Grand Street
|Owner||City of New York|
|Operator(s)||New York City Transit Authority|
|Number of tracks||2-4|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)|
|Electrification||600V DC using a third rail|
The IND Sixth Avenue Line is one of the lines of the New York City Subway. It started in 1940. About 650,000 people ride on it every day. Services using this line have their bullets colored bright orange.
Services[change | change source]
- B - This service is an express service. It runs from 145th Street to Brighton Beach. From 1940 to 1967, a local version of the B train known as BB operated. From 1986 to 1988, the northern and southern B services ran as separate trains, the northern as the 'Orange B' and the southern as the 'Yellow B'.
- D - This service, like B, is an express service from 205th Street to Coney Island.
- F - This service is a local service, which makes all stops. It runs from 179th Street to Coney Island, where it meets the D service.