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Station: 71st-Continental Aves.-Forest Hills (Queens Boulevard Line)

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IND Queens Boulevard Line
Roosevelt Avenue Terminal Station
E.GIF Jamaica Center -- Parsons-Archer · Sutphin Blvd.-Archer Ave.-JFK · Jamaica-Van Wyck · Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens · 71st-Continental Aves.-Forest Hills · Roosevelt Avenue · Queens Plaza · Court Square · Lexington Avenue-53rd Street · 5th Avenue-53rd Street · 7th Avenue-53rd Street · 50th Street · 42nd Street-Port Authority Bus Terminal · 34th Street-Penn Station · 23rd Street · 14th Street · West 4th Street-Washington Square · Spring Street · Canal Street-Holland Tunnel · Chambers Street-World Trade Center
F.GIF 179th Street · 169th Street · Parsons Boulevard · Sutphin Boulevard · Briarwood-Van Wyck Boulevard · Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens · 75th Avenue · 71st-Continental Aves.-Forest Hills · Roosevelt Avenue · 21st Street-Queensbridge · Roosevelt Island · Lexington Ave.-63rd St. · 57th Street · 47-50th Street-Rockefeller Center · 42nd Street · 34th Street-Herald Square · 23rd Street · 14th Street · West 4th Street-Washington Square · Broadway-Lafayette · 2nd Avenue · Delancey Street · East Broadway · York Street · Jay St.-Metrotech · Bergen Street · Carroll Street · Smith-9th Street · 4th Avenue · 7th Avenue-Park Slope · 15th Street-Prospect Park · Fort Hamilton Parkway · Church Avenue · Ditmas Avenue · 18th Avenue · Avenue I · Bay Parkway · Avenue N · Avenue P · Kings Highway · Avenue U · Avenue X · Neptune Avenue · West 8th Street · Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue
R.GIF 71st-Continental Aves.-Forest Hills · 67th Avenue · 63rd Drive-Rego Park · Woodhaven Boulevard-Queens Mall · Grand Avenue-Newtown · Elmhurst Avenue · Roosevelt Avenue · 65th Street · Northern Boulevard · 46th Street · Steinway Street · 36th Street · Queens Plaza · Lexington Avenue-59th Street · 5th Avenue · 57th Street · 49th Street · 42nd Street-Times Square · 34th Street-Herald Square · 28th Street · 23rd Street · 14th Street-Union Square · 8th Street · Prince Street · Canal Street · City Hall · Cortlandt Street-World Trade Center · Rector Street · Whitehall Street · Court Street · Jay Street-Metrotech · DeKalb Avenue · Pacific Street · Union Street · 9th Street · Prospect Avenue · 25th Street · 36th Street · 45th Street · 53rd Street · 59th Street · Bay Ridge Avenue · 77th Street · 86th Street · 95th Street-Fort Hamilton
M.GIF

71st-Continental Aves.-Forest Hills · 67th Avenue · 63rd Drive-Rego Park · Woodhaven Boulevard-Queens Mall · Grand Avenue-Newtown · Elmhurst Avenue · Roosevelt Avenue · 65th Street · Northern Boulevard · 46th Street · Steinway Street · 36th Street · Queens Plaza · Court Square · Lexington Avenue-53rd Street · 5th Avenue-53rd Street · 47-50th Street-Rockefeller Center · 42nd Street · 34th Street-Herald Square · 23rd Street · 14th Street · West 4th Street-Washington Square · Broadway-Lafayette · Essex Street · Marcy Avenue · Hewes Street · Lorimer Street · Flushing Avenue · Myrtle Avenue · Central Avenue · Knickerbocker Avenue · Wyckoff Avenue · Seneca Avenue · Forest Avenue · Fresh Pond Road · Metropolitan Avenue


Overview

Opened: 12/31/1936

Four tracks, two island platforms. The tile stripe is light green with black border. I-beams are also light green. A dispatch tower is in the center of the southbound platform. The full mezzanine has a center fare control. There is a free crossover. East of the station the line widens to six tracks, with two tracks starting between the local and express pairs. They dive to a lower level, widen to four tracks, and run on a lower level through 75th Ave. station. This is primarily for access to Jamaica Yard and offpeak train storage.

Area Track Map

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