Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
New York Subway
151,319. The L performs the best in this category, and normally breaks down every 298,795 miles.
6.9 minutes. Most lines don't run on the average interval, though.
The A from Howard Beach to Broad Channel. There are two bridges and an island between Broad Channel and Howard Beach.
21. The 7 has 21 stops from Times Square to Flushing/Main Street.
The A from 207 Street to Far Rockaway. The A from 207 Street to Far Rockaway is 31 miles long.
|Until 2009, when a new station was opened, how many cars were normally able to open their doors at South Ferry?||New York City Subway
Five. The station was very small, being one of the first stations ever opened in New York. Because of its size and configuration it only had room for the first 5 cars of a subway train to open its doors for passenger entering and leaving the train. Recently a new station was built and is now open (as of 2009) and now all cars can open their doors. (Thanks to Fredsixties for this update)
191 Street. 191 Street on the 1&9 is the deepest subway station at 160 feet under the surface.
|Which was the last station to be reopened from the reconstruction after the 9-11 tragedy?||New York City Subway
Cortlandt St. on the 1 and 9 Trains. Interestingly, the stop called World Trade Center on the E train was reopened before any of these four.
From Court Square, Queens, to Church Ave., Brooklyn. The G train doesn't go near 116 St. and St. Nicholas Av., ever. It doesn't even go to Manhattan, ever. It used to stop at Smith-9 Sts, but was later extendd to Church Ave.
It runs in the Bronx from Dyre Av. to E 180 St.. During the day, it runs to Bowling Green, and to Flatbush Av. during rush hours only.
|After the Manhattan Bridge changes involving the Manhattan Bridge in 2001, which train was created to travel down the West End Line in Brooklyn?||New York City Subway
The N Train. The N and Q trains travel down the Sea Beach and Brighton Lines, respectively. The Y Train never existed in 2001.
|What is the only train to travel in only one borough regularly besides the Grand St. Shuttle, the Rockaway Park Shuttle, The 42 St. Shuttle, and the Franklin Av. Shuttle?||New York City Subway
The Staten Island railway. The Culver shuttle existed long ago, but was terminated in 1975.
There are no stations in Central Park. Although there are three (Technically four, considering 59 St. on the BMT and IND lines to be different) stations right outside of Central Park.
There is no train that enters four or more boroughs. The A train comes very very close, but stops at 207 St. in upper Manhattan, falling just short of the Bronx.
24. From 2 Avenue, Lower East Side, to 71 Av, Forest Hills.
No. Although it is not an express station, it is in between two express stations, Utica and Nostrand Avs., respectively.
|Which station on the A line are you looking for if you want to avoid the notoriously crowded roads on the way to JFK Airport?||New York Train Stations
Howard Beach. The facility is one of New York City's two international airports. The other one is Laguardia, a few miles north, at the other end of the borough of Queens.
|Can't decide between art and a trip to the zoo? How about both, within a few hundred feet of each other?
Which station, on the #2 line, is the one closest to the fabulous art collections of the Brooklyn Museum and the lush greenery of its next-door neighbor, the Prospect Park Zoo?||New York Train Stations
Eastern Parkway. The juxtaposition of sites makes for a lovely day out. The Brooklyn Museum has hosted exhibits of Rodin sculpture, colonial-era American painting and traditional Japanese armor, among its wide scope of shows. Prospect Park is the site of dozens of cultural events throughout the year.
|You want to take in exhibitions of the work of Paul Klee and Manet. What station on the E train lets out at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)? ||New York Train Stations
53rd Street. The legendary center underwent extensive renovations in the early 2000s and reopened at its original digs, 11 West Fifty-third Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
A secondary facility in Sunnyside, Queens hosted shows while the Manhattan locale was closed.
116th Street. 116th Street is convenient to the beach, at the end of the A line.
68th Street. The Asia Society center is host to a plethora of educational and cultural exhibits. Hunter College is a prestigious institution within the CUNY system.
The former is at 725 Park Avenue and 70 Street, and the latter, at 695 Park Avenue and 67th Street.
Willets Point. It's right in front of Shea Stadium. As of the late 2000s, plans were underway to build a new baseball facility in a different section of the same grounds.
The Flushing-Corona Park complex is also home to an art museum, theater and hall of science.
|You want to see the beluga whales, sea lions and penguins at the New York Aquarium. Which stop in Brooklyn, using the Q train, is best?||New York Train Stations
West 8th Street. This stop is also imaginatively named, ahem, New York Aquarium. It's also just a short walk from the amusement park at Coney Island.
66th Street. The world-famous Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts hosts the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera and the New York City Ballet.
Bowling Green. Also within walking distance is a Native American museum, and the Wall Street district.
81st Street. A fantastic collection of scientific and cultural artifacts awaits visitors to the renowned museum. The hall of dinosaurs is a perennial tourist favorite.