Crescent Street (BMT Jamaica Line)


Crescent Street (BMT Jamaica Line)
Crescent Street
NYCS J NYCS Z
New York City Subway rapid transit station
Crescent J BMT jeh.JPG
Station statistics
Address Crescent Street & Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Borough Brooklyn
Locale Cypress Hills
Coordinates 40°41′01″N 73°52′21″W / 40.683665°N 73.872414°W / 40.683665; -73.872414Coordinates: 40°41′01″N 73°52′21″W / 40.683665°N 73.872414°W / 40.683665; -73.872414
Division B (BMT)
Line BMT Jamaica Line
Services       J all times (all times)
      Z rush hours, peak direction (rush hours, peak direction)
Connection
Structure Elevated
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened May 30, 1893[1]
Traffic
Passengers (2010) 1,464,238[2] decrease 2.49%
Rank 297 out of 422
Station succession
Next north Cypress Hills: J all times
(Z rush hours, peak direction skips to 75th Street – Elderts Lane)
Next south Norwood Avenue: J all except rush hours, peak directionrush hours, peak direction
(J rush hours, peak direction skips to Cleveland Street)

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.[3] 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.

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