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BMT Astoria

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
Queensborough Plaza to Ditmars Ave. . 2/3 1917



BMT Brighton

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
DeKalb to Prospect Park 2.3 2 8/1/1920
Prospect Park to Church Ave 0.8 4 9/25/1919
Church Ave to Newkirk Ave 1.0 4 1907
Newkirk to Sheepshead Bay 3.4 4 1907
Sheepshead Bay to Ocean Parkway 1.1 4 4/22/1917
Ocean Parkway to W 8th 0.4 4/2 5/30/1917
W 8th to Stillwell 0.4 2 5/30/1919



BMT Broadway Brooklyn/Nassau St.

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
Montague Tunnel to Chambers 1.0 2 05/30/1931
Chambers to Canal 0.4 2 08/04/1913
Canal to Essex 0.8 4 08/04/1913
Essex to Marcy 1.7 2 09/16/1908
Marcy to Broadway/Myrtle 1.4 3 9/16/1888 (rebuilt 1/17/1916)
Broadway/Myrtle to Broadway Jct. 2.5 3 (2 past Eastern Pky) 9/4/1885 (rebuilt 12/21/1916)
Alabama Ave .. 2 2/2/1885
Van Siclen to Crescent .. 2 6/12/1893 (rebuilt 05/28/1917)
Cypress to 111th .. 2 6/11/1917
121st to 168th .. 2 12/2/1918 (Sutphin, 160th, 168th closed 9/10/1977; Queens Blvd & Metropolitan Ave closed 4/15/1985)
121 to Jamaica Ctr/Parsons-Archer   2 12/11/1988
Broadway/Myrtle to Central Ave 0.6 2 12/19/1889 (rebuilt 07/29/1914)
Central Ave to Wyckoff Ave 0.7 2 12/19/1889 (rebuilt 07/01/1918)
Wyckoff Ave to Metropolitan Ave. 1.0 2 02/22/1915 (8/9/1915?)



BMT Broadway Manhattan

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
DeKalb to Whitehall 2.0 8/6/2/3 1/1/1920
Whitehall to Prince 1.8 2/4 1/5/1918
Prince to 14th Street 0.8 4 9/4/1917
14th to Times Square 1.4 4 1/5/1918
Times Square to 57th Street/7th Avenue 0.8 4 7/10/1919
57th Street to Lexington Ave/60th Street Tunnel 1.7 2 8/1/1920



BMT Canarsie

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
6th Avenue - Montrose     6/30/1924
Morgan Ave - Broadway Junction     12/14/1928



BMT Culver

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
Church to Ditmas 0.3 4 10/30/1954
(9th Ave. to) Ditmas to Kings Hwy. 2.3 3 3/16/1919
Kings Highway to Ave X 1.0 3 5/10/1919
Ave X to Stillwell 1.3 2 5/1/1920
9th Ave to Ditmas Demolished 1975



BMT Sea Beach

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
59th/4th Av. to 86th 4.4 4/3 6/22/1915, express 1/15/1916
86th to Stillwell 1.1 2 On or prior to 10/18/1920



BMT West End

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
36th to 9th Ave 0.9 varies 6/24/1916
9th Av to 18th Ave 2.7 3 6/24/1916
18th Ave to 25th Ave 1.1 3 6/29/1916
25th Ave to Bay 50th 0.7 3 7/21/1917
Bay 50th to Stillwell 0.8 2 7/21/1917



BMT 4th Ave.

Section Mileage Tracks Date Opened
Myrtle to 59th 4.4 4 6/22/1915
59th to 86th 1.4 2 1/15/1916
86th to 95th 0.4 2 10/31/1925








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