IND Sixth Avenue Line facts for kids(Redirected from B (New York City Subway service))
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|
|Track gauge||4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm)|
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.
- B - This service is an express service. It runs from 145th Street in Manhattan to Brighton Beach in Brooklyn. 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 in Queens to Coney Island, where it meets the D service.
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