IND Sixth Avenue Line

New York City Subway line in the USA

The IND Sixth Avenue Line is one of the lines of the New York City Subway. It was finished in 1940. About 669,000 people ride on it every day. Services using this line have their bullets colored bright orange.

IND Sixth Avenue Line
"B" train "D" train "F" train "F" express train "M" train
The B, D, F, <F>, and M, which use the Sixth Avenue Line through Midtown Manhattan, are colored orange.
Overview
OwnerCity of New York
TerminiSouth of 59th Street–Columbus Circle; 57th Street
North of Jay Street–MetroTech; south of Grand Street
Stations14
Service
TypeRapid transit
SystemNew York City Subway
Operator(s)New York City Transit Authority
Daily ridership669,852[1]
History
Opened1936–1968
Technical
Number of tracks2–4
CharacterUnderground
Track gauge4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Electrification600V DC using a third rail
Route map

57th Street
Seventh Avenue–53rd Street
47th–50th Streets–Rockefeller Center
42nd Street–Bryant Park
34th Street–Herald Square
23rd Street
14th Street
West 4th Street–Washington Square
(8th Avenue tracks above 6th Avenue tracks)
Broadway–Lafayette Street
Second Avenue
Delancey Street
Grand Street
East Broadway
York Street

ServicesEdit

  Time period Section of line
Rush hours Middays
and
evenings
Weekends Late nights
  express no service full line from Seventh Avenue to Grand Street
  express full line from Seventh Avenue to Grand Street
  local full line from 57th Street to York Street
  local no service full line from 57th Street to York Street
  local no service between 47th–50th Streets–Rockefeller Center and Broadway–Lafayette Street

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership 2014–2019". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2020. Retrieved May 26, 2020.