Cleveland Street (BMT Jamaica Line)
|New York City Subway rapid transit station|
Platform and fare control
|Address||Cleveland Street & Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208
|Line||BMT Jamaica Line|
|Services||J (all times)|
|Transit connections||NYCT Bus: Q24|
|Platforms||1 island platform|
|Opened||May 30, 1893|
|Passengers (2015)||1,120,403 1.2%|
|Rank||352 out of 425|
|Next north||Norwood Avenue: J
(J skips to Crescent Street)
|Next south||Van Siclen Avenue: J
(J skips to Alabama Avenue)
Cleveland Street is a rehabilitated skip-stop station on the BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn. The J train serves this station at all times, while the Z train bypasses when it operates.
|Southbound||← toward Broad Street (Alabama Avenue rush hours, Van Siclen Avenue other times)
← does not stop here
|Island platform, doors will open on the left|
|Northbound||→ toward Jamaica Center – Parsons/Archer (Crescent Street rush hours, Norwood Avenue other times) →
→ does not stop here →
|M||Mezzanine||Fare control, station agent|
|G||Street Level||Exit / Entrance|
The station has two tracks and one island platform. It has wooden floors and walls. The canopy is short and has arched supports.
This elevated station was originally built on May 30, 1893 by the Brooklyn Union Elevated Railroad as the first station to be built along the Cypress Hills extension of the Lexington Avenue Elevated line, which was also shared by the Broadway Elevated east of Gates Avenue. The station has been exclusively for the Jamaica Line since 1950.
- "Trains Running This Morning". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Brooklyn, NY. May 30, 1893. p. 10.
- "Facts and Figures: Annual Subway Ridership". Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 2016-04-19.
- "Neighborhood Map East New York Cypress Hills Woodhaven New Lots" (PDF). mta.info. Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 2015. Retrieved October 2, 2016.
Media related to Cleveland Street (BMT Jamaica Line) at Wikimedia Commons
- nycsubway.org – BMT Jamaica Line: Cleveland Street
- Station Reporter — J Train
- The Subway Nut — Cleveland Street Pictures
- MTA's Arts For Transit — Cleveland Street (BMT Jamaica Line)
- Cleveland Street entrance from Google Maps Street View