R (New York City Subway service)

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Broadway Local
"R" train symbol
Canal St tunnel platform 5 vc.jpg
A train made of R46 cars in R service leaving Canal Street
Map of the "R" train
Note: Dashed pink line shows limited rush hour service to/from 96th Street.
Northern end
Southern end Bay Ridge–95th Street
Stations 49
Rolling stock 240 R46s (30 trains)[1]
(Rolling stock assignments subject to change)
Depot Jamaica Yard
Started service January 15, 1916; 101 years ago (1916-01-15)
Route map
 E  and ​ F  trains continue north
 M  R  Down arrow
Forest Hills–71st Avenue
67th Avenue
63rd Drive–Rego Park
Woodhaven Boulevard
Grand Avenue–Newtown
Elmhurst Avenue
Jackson Heights–Roosevelt Avenue
65th Street
Northern Boulevard
46th Street
Steinway Street
36th Street
 F  trains continue south
Queens Plaza
no regular service
to Crosstown Line
 N  W 
trains
continue north
 E  M  trains continue south
Lexington Avenue–59th Street
Fifth Avenue–59th Street
 Q 
trains
continue north
57th Street–Seventh Avenue
49th Street
Handicapped/disabled access northbound only
Times Square–42nd Street
34th Street–Herald Square
28th Street
23rd Street
14th Street–Union Square
Eighth Street–New York University
Prince Street
Canal Street
 N  }}​ Q  trains via Manhattan Bridge
City Hall
Cortlandt Street
Rector Street
no regular service trains
continue Nassau St Line
( W  weekdays) Up arrow
 R  (late nights) Down arrow
Whitehall Street
Court Street
Jay Street–MetroTech
 N  }}​ Q  trains via Manhattan Bridge
 B  D 
trains to
Manhattan
DeKalb Avenue
 B  Q  trains continue south
Atlantic Avenue–Barclays Center
Union Street
Ninth Street
Prospect Avenue
25th Street
36th Street
 D  trains continue south
45th Street
53rd Street
59th Street
 N  trains continue south
Bay Ridge Avenue
77th Street
86th Street
 R  Up arrow
Bay Ridge–95th Street

Lines used by the  R 
Other services sharing tracks with the  R 
Unused lines, connections, or service patterns

Cross-platform interchange

Platforms on different levels

The R Broadway Local is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway. Its route emblem, or "bullet", is colored yellow since it uses the BMT Broadway Line in Manhattan.[2]

The R operates at all times. Daytime service operates between 71st Avenue in Forest Hills, Queens and 95th Street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, making local stops along its entire route; one a.m. rush hour trip terminates at 96th Street/Second Avenue in the Upper East Side of Manhattan instead of 71st Avenue. Late night service operates between Whitehall Street–South Ferry in Lower Manhattan and 95th Street.

The R ran local along the BMT Astoria Line in Queens, terminating at Astoria–Ditmars Boulevard until it switched terminals with the N in 1987. It also ran local to Jamaica–179th Street between 1988 and 1992.

History[edit]

Early history[edit]

The service that later became the R was the BMT 2. When it entered service on January 15, 1916, it ran between Chambers Street on the BMT Nassau Street Line and 86th Street, using the Manhattan Bridge to cross the East River. Service on the BMT Broadway Line (which at the time was only between Whitehall Street and Times Square) began exactly two years later on January 15, 1918. On July 10, 1919 service may have been extended to 57th Street.[3] The Montague Street Tunnel opened on October 1, 1920, and at that time it took its current shape, running local from Queensboro Plaza to 86th Street. Bay Ridge–95th Street station opened on October 31, 1925. During this time, rush-hour specials to Chambers Street were added and later removed, only to be added again. At one time, including 1931, additional midday service operated local between 57th Street and Whitehall Street–South Ferry. The 2 also used the Nassau Street Loop during rush hours, entering Manhattan via the Manhattan Bridge or Montague Street Tunnel and leaving via the other.

On October 17, 1949, the platform edges on the BMT Astoria Line had been shaved back to accommodate the larger BMT trains, and the BMT's Astoria Shuttle was replaced with through service from the 2 Fourth Avenue Line (now R) operating from Astoria–Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria, Queens to Bay Ridge–95th Street in Brooklyn at all times. On June 29, 1950, special rush hour trains began running between Bay Ridge–95th Street and Chambers Street via the south side of the Manhattan Bridge and/or the Montague Street Tunnel. This was discontinued two years later. On January 1, 1961, the northern terminal was relocated to its current location at Forest Hills–71st Avenue, via the BMT 60th Street Tunnel Connection, which is also known as the "11th Street Cut". Night and weekend RR trains still terminated at 57th Street in Manhattan. PM rush hour Fourth Avenue–Nassau trains went back to the routing that was used prior to 1959, in which trains ran from Broad Street to 95th Street via the Manhattan Bridge, and the Fourth Avenue express tracks.[4][5]

In the winter of 1960–1961, letters started to appear on the RR with the introduction of the R27s, which featured it on roll signs. The route was known as the "Fourth Avenue Local via Tunnel", and it operated from Forest Hills–71st Avenue to Bay Ridge–95th Street, like the current R service. On November 27, 1967, the day after the IND Chrystie Street Connection opened, the RR was moved back to Astoria–Ditmars Boulevard on the BMT Astoria Line. (EE service began at Whitehall Street (with additional trains starting at Canal Street) and used the former route to 71st Avenue). The Nassau Street specials were through-routed from Bay Ridge – 95th Street to 168th Street in Jamaica as RJ. Under the first color scheme, RR was colored green and RJ was red. In the original Chrystie Street routing plans, the TA planned to totally eliminate the "RR" service, and maintain the "RJ" route as the main Bay Ridge to Jamaica line.[5]

The RJ service only lasted from November 1967 until July 1, 1968 when it was cut back to Chambers Street and renamed as additional RR rush-hour peak-direction service. With track connections between the Nassau Street Loop and the south tracks of the Manhattan Bridge severed as part of the November 1967 realignment, these trains could not run in a loop any more.[4] On May 6, 1985, when double letters were eliminated, RR service became the R. R service was assigned the color yellow (because it used the BMT Broadway Line), and the special Chambers Street-Bay Ridge rush-hour service was signed with a brown diamond with a white R inside because its route ran along the BMT Nassau Street Line.[6] Proposed on October 15, 1986 but put in effect on May 24, 1987, the north terminals of the N and R were swapped, taking the R along the IND Queens Boulevard Line to Forest Hills–71st Avenue.[7] The change was made to give the R direct access to the Jamaica Yard (where the train is now assigned to this day),[7][8] and previously, R trains had to run light to/from the Coney Island Yard. Starting on April 28, 1986, the Nassau Street Line R service was extended to Metropolitan Avenue for layups and put-ins from Fresh Pond Yard. After the N/R swap, the Nassau R used East New York Yard equipment. This service was discontinued and eliminated completely on November 22, 1987, with the last Nassau R operating on November 20.[9][10]

1990s and 2000s changes[edit]

When the IND Archer Avenue Line opened on December 11, 1988, E service was rerouted along to Jamaica Center–Parsons/Archer, and the R was extended to replace the E to Jamaica–179th Street.[11][12] The extension to Jamaica was short-lived, and the R was cut back on September 30, 1990 outside of rush hours,[13] and then during rush hours in October 25, 1992 to 71st–Continental Avenue in favor of making the F local between 71st Avenue and 179th Street at all times, eliminating express service along Hillside Avenue.[9][14]

On September 30, 1990, late-night R service became a shuttle between 36th Street and Bay Ridge–95th Street in Brooklyn.[13] In October 2000, northbound late-night trains began skipping 53rd Street and 45th Street to speed up the relay process.[9]

On September 11, 2001, after the attack on the World Trade Center, the BMT Broadway Line was damaged, and the R service was cut back to run only south of Court Street. On September 17, R service was completely suspended, replaced with J service in Brooklyn and Q service in Manhattan and Queens.[15] All three trains returned to normal service by October 28.[16][17]

On September 8, 2002, Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue was closed for reconstruction. Late night R service was extended to Pacific Street, running express between that station and 36th Street.[18] Service was cut back to 36th Street when the north side of the Manhattan Bridge reopened on February 22, 2004.[9][19]

2010s changes[edit]

After Hurricane Sandy flooded the system, the Montague Street Tunnel was completely flooded. When service was restored, the R train was split into two sections (between Forest Hills and 34th Street–Herald Square and between Jay Street–MetroTech and Bay Ridge–95th Street). On December 4, the Queens–Manhattan section was extended to Whitehall Street–South Ferry. On December 21, full service was restored between Manhattan and Brooklyn after the Montague Street Tubes were drained.[20][21][22]

However, on August 2, 2013, the Montague Street Tunnel was closed again until fall 2014 due to extra repairs needed, which brought back similar storm changes to the R train. On weekdays, the divided R ran in two sections: one section between Forest Hills and Whitehall Street–South Ferry, and the other between Court Street-Borough Hall and Bay Ridge–95th Street. On weekends, the R train ran its full route via the Manhattan Bridge, skipping all stations between Canal Street and DeKalb Avenue.[23][24][25] Originally slated to open by October 2014, it re-opened a few weeks early, on September 15, 2014, and $58 million under budget.[26][27][28][29]

On June 16, 2016, it was announced that late-night R service would be extended north to Whitehall Street in order to provide a one-seat ride into Manhattan. This eliminated the need for northbound trains to skip 45th Street and 53rd Street as R trains no longer needed to relay on the express tracks at 36th Street.[30] The change took place on November 5, 2016.[31][32][33][34] During evenings, many R trains originating from Forest Hills-71st Avenue used to short-turn at Whitehall Street, resulting in long headways along the R in Brooklyn. As part of the changes, these short-turns were extended to 95th Street.[35]

In November 2017, one northbound R trip was diverted to serve the Second Avenue Subway to increase service on that line during the morning rush hour.[36][37]

Route[edit]

Service pattern[edit]

The following table shows the lines used by the R, with shaded boxes indicating the route at the specified times:[37][38]

Line From To Tracks Times
rush hours all
ex.
nights
late
nights
IND Second Avenue Line 96th Street 72nd Street all One rush hour trip    
BMT 63rd Street Line (full line) Lexington Avenue–63rd Street all
IND Queens Boulevard Line Forest Hills–71st Avenue Queens Plaza local Most trains  
60th Street Tunnel Connection and 60th Street Tunnel all
BMT Broadway Line (full line) Lexington Avenue/59th Street 49th Street local
57th Street–Seventh Avenue express One rush hour trip
49th Street Canal Street local    
City Hall Rector Street all
Whitehall Street–South Ferry all  
Montague Street Tunnel all
BMT Fourth Avenue Line (full line) Court Street Bay Ridge–95th Street local

Stations[edit]

For a more detailed station listing, see the articles on the lines listed above.

Station service legend
Stops all times Stops all times
Stops all times except late nights Stops all times except late nights
Stops late nights only Stops late nights only
Stops weekdays only Stops weekdays only
Station closed Station closed
Stops rush hours in peak direction only Stops rush hours/weekdays in the peak direction only (including limited service)
Time period details
Handicapped/disabled access Station is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act
Handicapped/disabled access ↑ Station is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act
in the indicated direction only
Handicapped/disabled access ↓
Aiga elevator.svg Elevator access to mezzanine only
R service to Forest Hills–71st Avenue
71st
R service to 96th Street
96th
Stations Handicapped/disabled access Subway transfers Connections and notes
Manhattan
Second Avenue Line (one rush hour trip only)[39][40]
N/A Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 96th Street Handicapped/disabled access N selected rush-hour tripsQ all times M15 Select Bus Service
Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 86th Street Handicapped/disabled access N selected rush-hour tripsQ all times M15 Select Bus Service
M86 Select Bus Service
Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 72nd Street Handicapped/disabled access N selected rush-hour tripsQ all times M15 Select Bus Service
63rd Street Line (one rush hour trip only)[40]
N/A Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Lexington Avenue–63rd Street Handicapped/disabled access F all timesN selected rush-hour tripsQ all times, and ​R one a.m. rush hour trip in the northbound direction only
Out-of-system transfers with MetroCard:
4 all times5 all except late nights6 all times <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (IRT Lexington Avenue Line at 59th Street)
N all timesR all except late nightsW weekdays only (BMT Broadway Line at Lexington Avenue/59th Street)
Queens
Queens Boulevard Line
Stops all times except late nights N/A Forest Hills–71st Avenue Handicapped/disabled access E all timesF all timesM weekdays until 11:00 p.m. LIRR Main Line at Forest Hills
Stops all times except late nights 67th Avenue M weekdays at all hours except late nights
Stops all times except late nights 63rd Drive–Rego Park M weekdays at all hours except late nights Q72 bus to LaGuardia Airport
Stops all times except late nights Woodhaven Boulevard M weekdays at all hours except late nights Q52/Q53 Select Bus Service
Stops all times except late nights Grand Avenue–Newtown M weekdays at all hours except late nights Q53 Select Bus Service
Stops all times except late nights Elmhurst Avenue M weekdays at all hours except late nights Q53 Select Bus Service
Stops all times except late nights Jackson Heights–Roosevelt Avenue Handicapped/disabled access E all timesF all timesM weekdays until 11:00 p.m.
7 all times (IRT Flushing Line)
Q47 bus to LaGuardia Airport Marine Air Terminal
Q53 Select Bus Service


Q70 Select Bus Service to LaGuardia Airport

Stops all times except late nights 65th Street M weekdays at all hours except late nights
Stops all times except late nights Northern Boulevard M weekdays at all hours except late nights
Stops all times except late nights 46th Street M weekdays at all hours except late nights
Stops all times except late nights Steinway Street M weekdays at all hours except late nights
Stops all times except late nights 36th Street M weekdays at all hours except late nights
Stops all times except late nights Queens Plaza Handicapped/disabled access E all timesM weekdays until 11:00 p.m.
Manhattan
Broadway Line
Stops all times except late nights N/A Lexington Avenue/59th Street N all times ​​W weekdays only
4 all times5 all except late nights6 all times <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Out-of-system transfer with MetroCard: F all timesN selected rush-hour tripsQ all times, and ​R one a.m. rush hour trip in the northbound direction only (63rd Street Lines at Lexington Avenue–63rd Street)
Roosevelt Island Tramway
Stops all times except late nights Fifth Avenue–59th Street N all times ​​W weekdays only
Broadway Line (Queens Boulevard and Second Avenue branches merge)
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 57th Street–Seventh Avenue Elevator access to mezzanine only N all timesQ all times ​​W weekdays only
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 49th Street Handicapped/disabled access ↑ N all times ​​W weekdays only Station is ADA-accessible in the northbound direction only.
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Times Square–42nd Street Handicapped/disabled access N all timesQ all times ​​W weekdays only
1 all times 2 all times 3 all times (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line)
7 all times <7> rush hours until 9:30 p.m., peak direction​ (IRT Flushing Line)
A all timesC all except late nightsE all times (IND Eighth Avenue Line at 42nd Street–Port Authority Bus Terminal)
S all except late nights (42nd Street Shuttle)
Port Authority Bus Terminal
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 34th Street–Herald Square Handicapped/disabled access N all timesQ all times ​​W weekdays only
B weekdays until 11:00 p.m.D all timesF all timesM weekdays until 11:00 p.m. (IND Sixth Avenue Line)
M34 / M34A Select Bus Service
PATH at 33rd Street
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 28th Street N weekends and late nights ​​W weekdays only
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 23rd Street N weekends and late nights ​​W weekdays only M23 Select Bus Service
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 14th Street–Union Square Handicapped/disabled access N all timesQ all times ​​W weekdays only
L all times (BMT Canarsie Line)
4 all times5 all except late nights6 all times <6> weekdays until 8:45 p.m., peak direction (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Eighth Street–New York University N weekends and late nights ​​W weekdays only
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Prince Street N weekends and late nights ​​W weekdays only
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Canal Street Elevator access to mezzanine only N all timesQ all times ​​W weekdays only
4 late nights6 all times (IRT Lexington Avenue Line)
J all times (BMT Nassau Street Line)
Stops on the upper level
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ City Hall N weekends and late nights ​​W weekdays only
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Cortlandt Street Handicapped/disabled access N weekends and late nights ​​W weekdays only PATH at World Trade Center
Stops all times except late nights Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Rector Street N weekends and late nights ​​W weekdays only
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Whitehall Street–South Ferry Elevator access to mezzanine only N late nights ​​W weekdays only
1 all times2 weekends and weekend late nights (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line) at South Ferry
Out-of-system transfer with MetroCard on weekends only: 4 all times5 all except late nights (IRT Lexington Avenue Line at Bowling Green)
M15 Select Bus Service
Staten Island Ferry at Whitehall Terminal
Northern terminal for late night trains
Brooklyn
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Court Street Elevator access to mezzanine only N late nightsW limited rush hour service only
2 weekdays and weekday late nights3 weekdays only (IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line at Borough Hall)
4 all times5 all times except weekday late nights (IRT Eastern Parkway Line at Borough Hall)
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Jay Street–MetroTech Handicapped/disabled access N late nightsW limited rush hour service only
A all timesC all except late nights F all times (IND Fulton Street and Culver Lines)
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ DeKalb Avenue Handicapped/disabled access B weekdays until 11:00 p.m.D late nightsN late nightsQ all times ​​W limited rush hour service only
Fourth Avenue Line
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Atlantic Avenue–Barclays Center Handicapped/disabled access D all timesN all times ​​W limited rush hour service only
B weekdays until 11:00 p.m.Q all times (BMT Brighton Line)
2 weekdays and weekday late nights3 weekdays only4 all times5 all times except weekday late nights (IRT Eastern Parkway Line)
LIRR Atlantic Branch at Atlantic Terminal
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Union Street D late nightsN late nights ​​W limited rush hour service only
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Ninth Street D late nightsN late nights ​​W limited rush hour service only
F all timesG all times (IND Culver Line at Fourth Avenue)
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Prospect Avenue D late nightsN late nights ​​W limited rush hour service only
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 25th Street D late nightsN late nights ​​W limited rush hour service only
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 36th Street D all timesN all times ​​W limited rush hour service only Some rush hour trips (southbound in the morning, northbound in the evening) begin their runs at this station
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 45th Street N late nights, }}​}}​W limited rush hour service only
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 53rd Street N late nights, }}​}}​W limited rush hour service only
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 59th Street N all times ​​W limited rush hour service only Some southbound a.m. rush hour trips terminate at this station
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Bay Ridge Avenue
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 77th Street
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ 86th Street S79 Select Bus Service
Stops all times Stops rush hours in the peak direction only (limited service) ↑ Bay Ridge–95th Street

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