- Crescent Street (BMT Jamaica Line)
New York City Subway rapid transit station Station statistics Address Crescent Street & Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Borough Brooklyn Locale Cypress Hills Coordinates Coordinates: Division B (BMT) Line BMT Jamaica Line Services (all times)J
Z (rush hours, peak direction)
- New York City Bus: B13
Structure Elevated Platforms 1 island platform Tracks 2 Other information Opened May 30, 1893 Traffic Passengers (2010) 1,464,238 2.49% Rank 297 out of 422 Station succession Next north Cypress Hills: J
(Z skips to 75th Street – Elderts Lane)
Next south Norwood Avenue: J Z
(J skips to Cleveland Street)
Station service legend Symbol Description Stops in station at all times Stops all times except late nights Stops late nights only Stops late nights and weekends only Stops weekdays only Stops all times except rush hours in the peak direction Stops all times except weekdays Stops rush hours only Stops rush hours in the peak direction only Station is closed (Details about time periods)
Crescent Street is a skip-stop station on the BMT Jamaica Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of Crescent and Fulton Streets in Brooklyn, it is served by the J train at all times, and the Z train during rush hours in the peak direction. It has two tracks and one island platform.
The mezzanine is at the north end on platform level. It has wooden floors and walls, and is smaller than other Jamaica Line stations. The canopy is short and has arched supports.
Between here and Norwood Avenue, there are the remains of a turn off for the former Chestnut Street Incline, which led to the parallel Long Island Rail Road line on Atlantic Avenue. This connection was used primarily for joint service between Williamsburg, Brooklyn and later lower Manhattan and the beach resorts in Rockaway, Queens. A service was also operated to Jamaica, Queens for a time. The joint operation agreement and all through service via the connector was ended after the 1917 summer season. Unused by passenger service since, the ramp was taken down in 1942 for World War II scrap.
The tower that existed west of this station and controlled the Chestnut Street Incline to/from the Long Island Rail Road stood until the 1970s.
- ^ "Trains Running This Morning". Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 10. May 30, 1893. http://eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/Default/Scripting/ArchiveView.asp?BaseHref=BEG/1893/05/30&Page=10&skin=BE.
- ^ "Facts and Figures: 2010 Annual Subway Ridership". New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority. http://mta.info/nyct/facts/ridership/ridership_sub_annual.htm. Retrieved 2011-05-18.
- ^ http://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?70706
- nycsubway.org — BMT Jamaica Line: Crescent Street
- Station Reporter — J Train
- The Subway Nut — Crescent Street Pictures
- MTA's Arts For Transit — Crescent Street (BMT Jamaica Line)
- Crescent Street entrance from Google Maps Street View
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