4.1 Subways

4.1.4 New York

NYCTA line B

Screen dump of a view from the line
Description:
Line B in New York's subway (part of the 6th Avenue line, part of the Queens Boulevard line, part of the 8th Avenue linen and Concourse line, all former IND), for the class R68 subway train. This line is entirely under surface and begins at 34th Street. Select from the ordinary alternative for this line within Manhattan to 145th Street or a rush hour alternative that goes further on to Bedford Park in Bronx. Announcements of stations and connections on the ordinary alternative for 145th Street. Generic stations, no trackside details, no details at stations.
Creator:
Travis Alexander talexander@minspring.com
Joe ONeilPhantom909@aol.com
Tony tonywalnuts@msn.com
Alt.:
Rush hour
 Stations:
25
 Stops:
24
 TTR:
36 min.
 Distance:
13500 m
Alt.:
Normal
 Stations:
15
 Stops:
14
 TTR:
15 min.
 Distance:
10500 m
Vehicle:
R-68A
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
No
Known problems:
None
Line description:
The real world line B at the web site www.nycsubway.org:
Everything about the 6th Avenue line.
Everything about the Queens Boulevard linen.
Everything about the 8th Avenue line.
Everything about the Concourse linen.
Track map over both alternatives for the line (The route for the line is not correct at this old map, but the tracks themselves should be correct)
Track map for the southmost part of the line on Manhattan (orange tracks on the map northwards from 34th Street turning westwards after Rockefeller Center and then blue tracks on the map northwards from 59th Street/Columbus Circle)
Track map over the center part of the line on Manhattan (blue tracks on the map)
Track map over the northern part of the line on Manhattan plus the rush hour line up to Bronx (the route marked for the line on the map is not correct, the line follows the blue tracks on the map up to 145th Street where the line normally ends, and from there blue tracks on the map up to Bedford Park for the rush hour alternative of the line)
Misc.:
The route of the line simulated for line B is not the present, but as it was from summer 2001 until winter 2003-2004.
Download from:
This route was distributed by the since long time ago defunct website www.nyctba.com. The same group of creators has created a new version of the B line
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2010-Nov-2-


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