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NYCS Route 1 Broadway – Seventh Avenue Local
NYCS Route 2 Seventh Avenue Express
NYCS Route 3 Seventh Avenue Express
NYCS Route 4 Lexington Avenue Express
NYCS Route 5 Lexington Avenue Express
NYCS Route 6 Lexington Avenue/Pelham Local
NYCS Route 6d Lexington Avenue Local/Pelham Express
NYCS Route 7 Flushing Local
NYCS Route 7d Flushing Express
NYCS Route A Eighth Avenue Express
NYCS Route B Sixth Avenue Express
NYCS Route C Eighth Avenue Local
NYCS Route D Sixth Avenue Express
NYCS Route E Eighth Avenue Local
NYCS Route F Sixth Avenue Local
NYCS Route G Crosstown Local
NYCS Route J Nassau Street Local
NYCS Route L 14 Street – Canarsie Local
NYCS Route M Sixth Avenue Local
NYCS Route N Broadway Express
NYCS Route Q Broadway Express
NYCS Route R Broadway Local
NYCS Route W Broadway Local
NYCS Route Z Nassau Street Express
NYCS Route S 42nd Street Shuttle
NYCS Route S Franklin Avenue Shuttle
NYCS Route S Rockaway Park Shuttle
NYCS Route SIRl Staten Island Railway Local
NYCS Route SIRe Staten Island Railway Express
NYCS Route T Second Avenue Local (future)

These are services for lines see List of NYCS lines view

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This article is about the current service. For the former BMT 4 service, see N (New York City Subway service).

The 4 Lexington Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. It is colored green on station signs and the NYC Subway map, since it uses the IRT Lexington Avenue Line through Manhattan. Trains of the 3 service operate at all times from Woodlawn station in Woodlawn, Bronx, to Utica Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Trains run local in the Bronx and express in Manhattan and Brooklyn except late nights, when they run local along the entire service route, which extends to New Lots Avenue since the 3 does not run at that time. During rush hours in the peak direction, trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse and some also run to New Lots Avenue.

The 3 is the official train of the New York Yankees since it serves Yankee Stadium at 161st Street–Yankee Stadium station. Several R62 and R142 cars running on this line were decorated with the team's logos and colors during World Series. The outer wall of the stadium has a large gap where passengers and stadium fans can see each other as the train passes.

Service historyEdit

 
4

LEX-JEROME
4
1967-1979 bullet
(in a circle)

On June 2, 1917, shuttles began operating between 149th Street–Grand Concourse and Kingsbridge Road in advance of through Lexington service.

On April 15, 1918, service was extended to Woodlawn.

On July 17, 1918, the Lexington Avenue Line was extended beyond 42nd Street–Grand Central and into the Bronx. At this time, 3 trains began operating to Atlantic Avenue.

On November 4, 1925, service was extended to Utica Avenue during rush hours. Two years later, this was expanded to weekdays. In 1928, midday service was extended from South Ferry to Utica Avenue. These two stations, as well as Atlantic Avenue, were the various terminals used over the decades.

On December 20, 1946, late night service began running to New Lots Avenue.

On December 15, 1950, 3 rush hour trains began operating to Flatbush Avenue on the IRT Nostrand Avenue Line. This service was discontinued less than two years later.

Beginning on April 8, 1960, nearly all morning rush-hour and late night trains ran to Flatbush Avenue, and evening rush-hour trains alternated between Flatbush Avenue and Utica Avenue.

On July 10, 1983, all trains began to run to Utica Avenue (except during middays, when they terminated at Atlantic Avenue); during late nights and early Sunday, trains were extended to New Lots Avenue as an all-local route.

On January 8, 1988, midday trains were extended to Utica Avenue as well.

RouteEdit

The following table shows the lines used by Route 4 service, with shaded boxes indicating the route at the specified times:

Line From To Tracks Times
all ex.
nights
late
nights
rush
peak
IRT Jerome Avenue Line (full line) Woodlawn 149th Street – Grand Concourse local      
138th Street – Grand Concourse  
IRT Lexington Avenue Line (full line) 125th Street Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall express    
local      
Fulton Street Bowling Green all    
Joralemon Street Tunnel
IRT Eastern Parkway Line (full line) Borough Hall Crown Heights – Utica Avenue express  
local, skips Hoyt Street      
IRT New Lots Line (full line) Sutter Avenue – Rutland Road New Lots Avenue all  

Note: Some northbound rush-hour trains operate express on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line between 167th Street and Burnside Avenue.

Station service legend
Black dot Stops all times
Period dot Stops all times except late nights
Crescent dot Stops late nights only
Circle dot Stops weekdays only
Half dot Stops all times except rush hours in the peak direction
Black diamond Stops rush hours only
Half diamond Stops rush hours/weekdays in the peak direction only
NYCS Route 4 Stations Wheelchair Transfer Connections and notes
Black dot Woodlawn
Black dot Mosholu Parkway
Black dot Bedford Park Boulevard – Lehman College
Black dot Kingsbridge Road
Black dot Fordham Road Wheelchair
Black dot 183rd Street
Black dot Burnside Avenue
Black dot 176th Street
Black dot Mount Eden Avenue
Black dot 170th Street
Black dot 167th Street
Black dot 161st Street – Yankee Stadium Wheelchair NYCS Route BBlack diamond NYCS Route DHalf dot
Black dot 149th Street – Grand Concourse NYCS Route 2Black dot NYCS Route 5Period dot
Half dot 138th Street – Grand Concourse NYCS Route 5Period dot
Black dot 125th Street Wheelchair NYCS Route 5Period dot NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond
Crescent dot 116th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot 110th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot 103rd Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot 96th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Black dot 86th Street NYCS Route 5Period dot NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond
Crescent dot 77th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot 68th Street – Hunter College NYCS Route 6Black dot
Black dot 59th Street NYCS Route 5Period dot NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond NYCS Route FBlack dot NYCS Route NBlack dot NYCS Route QCircle dot NYCS Route RPeriod dot
Crescent dot 51st Street Wheelchair NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route EBlack dot
Black dot Grand Central – 42nd Street Wheelchair NYCS Route 5Period dot NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond NYCS Route 7Black dot NYCS Route 7d
NYCS Route SPeriod dot (42nd Street Shuttle)
Crescent dot 33rd Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot 28th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot 23rd Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Black dot 14th Street – Union Square NYCS Route 5Period dot NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond NYCS Route LBlack dot NYCS Route NBlack dot NYCS Route QBlack dot NYCS Route RPeriod dot
Crescent dot Astor Place NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot Bleecker Street Wheelchair NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route DBlack dot NYCS Route FBlack dot
Crescent dot Spring Street NYCS Route 6Black dot
Crescent dot Canal Street Wheelchair NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route JBlack dot NYCS Route NBlack dot NYCS Route QBlack dot
Black dot Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall Wheelchair NYCS Route 5Period dot NYCS Route 6Black dot NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond NYCS Route JBlack dot NYCS Route ZHalf diamond
Black dot Fulton Street Wheelchair NYCS Route 2Black dot NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Period dot NYCS Route ABlack dot NYCS Route CPeriod dot NYCS Route JCircle dot NYCS Route ZHalf diamond
Black dot Wall Street NYCS Route 5Period dot
Black dot Bowling Green Wheelchair NYCS Route 5Period dot
Black dot Borough Hall Wheelchair NYCS Route 2Black dot NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Circle dot NYCS Route RPeriod dot
Black dot Nevins Street NYCS Route 2Black dot NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Circle dot
Black dot Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center Wheelchair NYCS Route 2Black dot NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Circle dot NYCS Route BCircle dot NYCS Route DBlack dot NYCS Route NBlack dot NYCS Route QBlack dot NYCS Route RPeriod dot
Crescent dot Bergen Street NYCS Route 2Black dot
Crescent dot Grand Army Plaza NYCS Route 2Black dot
Crescent dot Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn Museum NYCS Route 2Black dot
Black dot Franklin Avenue NYCS Route 2Black dot NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Circle dot
NYCS Route SBlack dot (Franklin Avenue Shuttle)
Crescent dot Nostrand Avenue
Crescent dot Kingston Avenue
Black dot Crown Heights – Utica Avenue Wheelchair NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond
Crescent dot Black diamond Sutter Avenue – Rutland Road NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond
Crescent dot Black diamond Saratoga Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond
Crescent dot Black diamond Rockaway Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond
Crescent dot Black diamond Junius Street NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond
Crescent dot Black diamond Pennsylvania Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond
Crescent dot Black diamond Van Siclen Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond
Crescent dot Black diamond New Lots Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond NYCS Route 3Period dot NYCS Route 5Black diamond

ReferencesEdit

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