IND Eighth Avenue Line

NYC Subway trunk line under Eighth Avenue
The A, C, E, H and K logos for the subway routes

The IND 8th Avenue Line is a subway line in New York City. It carries the A, C and E services. It opened in 1932. About 1 million people ride on it every day. The line is 23 km (14 mi) long. Services that use the line are colored dark blue.



The line carries three of the 27 services of the New York City Subway services. They are:

  •   A: The A 8th Avenue Express runs from Inwood-207th Street in upper Manhattan to Far Rockaway in Queens. It is the longest service on the New York City Subway. It is 50 km (31 mi) long. A famous jazz song called Take the 'A' Train was written about this service.
  •   C: The C Eighth Avenue Local line travels on this line between 168 Street and West 4th Street. It runs from 168th Street to Euclid Avenue. It makes all stops (except late nights).
  •   E: The E 8th Avenue Local runs from World Trade Center to Jamaica Center. It is fully underground for its whole route. It runs as an express service during the day, but makes all stops at night.
  • The K 8th Avenue Local used to run on the 8th Ave Line between 168 Street and World Trade Center. This service was discontinued in 1987.
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