Fandom

Metro Wiki

Route 9 (New York City Subway)

2,261pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Wikipedia logo This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at 9 (New York City Subway service). The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with Metro Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).
For the former BMT service, see BMT 9.

9 was a designation given to several IRT services of the New York City Subway.

Dyre Avenue LineEdit


 
9

DYRE AVE

The 3 designation was originally used for the IRT Dyre Avenue Line until it was converted to through service in 1957, though the equipment on the line did not bear numbers; it may have been used for the Dyre Avenue Shuttle, which ran nights and other times when through service did not run, after 1957. The Dyre Avenue Shuttle still runs during late night hours daily, but now carries the same number as the through service on the line, 3.

Skip-stop serviceEdit

The 1/3 skip-stop service was introduced on August 26, 1989 to meet demands for more frequent service. At first, almost every station between 242nd Street–Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx and 137th Street–City College in Manhattan was skipped. However, as time passed, many skipped stations became more utilized and were no longer skipped. Popularity and use rose to where the skip-stop service saved little or no time at all. By 1995, 1 trains only skipped three stops while 3 trains only skipped four. In early 2005, it was announced that the skip-stop service would be discontinued, and the 3 train made its final run on May 27.

At the end of the 3, skip-stop service assigned the following stations to the 1 only:

  • 238th Street
  • 215th Street
  • Dyckman Street
  • 157th Street

and the following stations to the 3 only:

  • 225th Street–Marble Hill
  • 207th Street
  • 145th Street

Unless skip-stop or express service is brought back between 242nd and 137th or 96th Streets, the 3 designation will remain defunct.

 v  d  e 
MTA: New York City Subway
Routes NYCS Route 1NYCS Route 2NYCS Route 3NYCS Route 4NYCS Route 5NYCS Route 6NYCS Route 6dNYCS Route 7NYCS Route 7dNYCS Route ANYCS Route BNYCS Route CNYCS Route DNYCS Route ENYCS Route FNYCS Route GNYCS Route JNYCS Route LNYCS Route MNYCS Route NNYCS Route QNYCS Route RNYCS Route Z
Shuttles NYCS Route S (42nd StreetFranklin AvenueRockaway Park)
Defunct NYCS 89HKTVWJFK Express
BMT 12345678910111213141516Brooklyn Loops
Shuttles 63rd StreetBowling GreenCulverGrand StreetOther
Unused 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • P • U • X • Y
Expansion Second Avenue Subway7 Subway ExtensionFulton Street Transit Center
Divisions A Division: IRTB Division: BMTIND (Second System)
Lists Inter-division connectionsInter-division transfersLinesServicesStationsTerminalsYards
Miscellaneous AccessibilityChainingHistoryMetroCardNomenclatureRolling stock
Other NYC transit Rail: AirTrain JFKAmtrakLIRRMetro-NorthNJT (rail)PATHStaten Island Railway
Other: NJT (buses)NYCT busesRoosevelt Island Tramway

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.