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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
Owner City of New York
Termini Essex Street
Broad Street
Stations 6
Service
Type Rapid transit
System New York City Subway
Operator(s) New York City Transit Authority
Daily ridership 126,833
History
Opened 1908–1931
Technical
Number of tracks 2–4
Character Underground
Track gauge 4 ft 8+12 in (1,435 mm)
Electrification 600V DC third rail

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

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 Template:NYCS time M Template:NYCS time Z Template:NYCS time​)
Lower East Side Essex Street J Template:NYCS time M Template:NYCS time Z Template:NYCS time September 16, 1908 IND Sixth Avenue Line (F Template:NYCS time <F>Template:NYCS time​) at Delancey Street
Split to Chrystie Street Connection (M Template:NYCS time)
Bowery J Template:NYCS timeZ Template:NYCS time August 4, 1913
Chinatown Elevator access to mezzanine only Canal Street J Template:NYCS timeZ Template:NYCS time August 4, 1913 BMT Broadway Line (N Template:NYCS time Q Template:NYCS time R Template:NYCS time W Template:NYCS time)
IRT Lexington Avenue Line (4 Template:NYCS time6 Template:NYCS time <6>Template:NYCS time)
Former Connection to Manhattan Bridge south tracks
Civic Center Elevator access to mezzanine only Chambers Street J Template:NYCS timeZ Template:NYCS time August 4, 1913 IRT Lexington Avenue Line (4 Template:NYCS time 5 Template:NYCS time 6 Template:NYCS time <6>Template:NYCS time) at Brooklyn Bridge–City Hall
Financial District Handicapped/disabled access Fulton Street J Template:NYCS timeZ Template:NYCS time May 29, 1931 IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line (2 Template:NYCS time3 Template:NYCS time)
IRT Lexington Avenue Line (4 Template:NYCS time5 Template:NYCS time)
IND Eighth Avenue Line (A Template:NYCS timeC Template:NYCS time)
Connection to BMT Broadway Line (N Template:NYCS timeR Template:NYCS timeW Template:NYCS time) at Cortlandt Street via Dey Street Passageway
Connection to PATH at World Trade Center
Broad Street J Template:NYCS timeZ Template:NYCS time May 29, 1931
Terminus of all service
Line merges with the BMT Broadway Line (N Template:NYCS time R Template:NYCS time) and becomes the BMT Fourth Avenue Line via the Montague Street Tunnel

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