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NYCS Route 1 Broadway – Seventh Avenue Local
NYCS Route 2 Seventh Avenue Express
NYCS Route 3 Seventh Avenue Express
NYCS Route 4 Lexington Avenue Express
NYCS Route 5 Lexington Avenue Express
NYCS Route 6 Lexington Avenue Local
NYCS Route 6d Pelham Bay Park Express
NYCS Route 7 Flushing Local
NYCS Route 7d Flushing Express
NYCS Route A Eighth Avenue Express
NYCS Route B Sixth Avenue Express
NYCS Route C Eighth Avenue Local
NYCS Route D Sixth Avenue Express
NYCS Route E Eighth Avenue Local
NYCS Route F Queens Boulevard Express/Sixth Avenue Local
NYCS Route Fd Culver Express
NYCS Route G Brooklyn – Queens Crosstown
NYCS Route J Nassau Street Local
NYCS Route L 14 Street – Canarsie Local
NYCS Route M Queens Boulevard/Sixth Avenue Local
NYCS Route N Broadway Express
NYCS Route Q Second Avenue/Broadway Express/Brighton Local
NYCS Route R Broadway Local
NYCS Route W Broadway Local
NYCS Route Z Nassau Street Express
NYCS Route S 42nd Street Shuttle
NYCS Route S Franklin Avenue Shuttle
NYCS Route S Rockaway Park Shuttle
NYCS Route SIRl Staten Island Railway Local
NYCS Route SIRe Staten Island Railway Express
NYCS Route T Second Avenue Local (future)

These are services for lines see List of NYCS lines view

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This article is about the current service. For the former BMT 4 service, see N (New York City Subway service).

The 4 Lexington Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. It is colored green on station signs and the NYC Subway map, since it uses the IRT Lexington Avenue Line through Manhattan. Trains of the 3 service operate at all times from Woodlawn station in Woodlawn, Bronx, to Utica Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Trains run local in the Bronx and express in Manhattan and Brooklyn except late nights, when they run local along the entire service route, which extends to New Lots Avenue since the 3 does not run at that time. During rush hours in the peak direction, trains skip 138th Street-Grand Concourse and some also run to New Lots Avenue.

The 3 is the official train of the New York Yankees since it serves Yankee Stadium at 161st Street–Yankee Stadium station. Several R62 and R142 cars running on this line were decorated with the team's logos and colors during World Series. The outer wall of the stadium has a large gap where passengers and stadium fans can see each other as the train passes.

Service history[edit | edit source]

 
4

LEX-JEROME
4
1967-1979 bullet
(in a circle)

On June 2, 1917, shuttles began operating between 149th Street–Grand Concourse and Kingsbridge Road in advance of through Lexington service.

On April 15, 1918, service was extended to Woodlawn.

On July 17, 1918, the Lexington Avenue Line was extended beyond 42nd Street–Grand Central and into the Bronx. At this time, 3 trains began operating to Atlantic Avenue.

On November 4, 1925, service was extended to Utica Avenue during rush hours. Two years later, this was expanded to weekdays. In 1928, midday service was extended from South Ferry to Utica Avenue. These two stations, as well as Atlantic Avenue, were the various terminals used over the decades.

On December 20, 1946, late night service began running to New Lots Avenue.

On December 15, 1950, 3 rush hour trains began operating to Flatbush Avenue on the IRT Nostrand Avenue Line. This service was discontinued less than two years later.

Beginning on April 8, 1960, nearly all morning rush-hour and late night trains ran to Flatbush Avenue, and evening rush-hour trains alternated between Flatbush Avenue and Utica Avenue.

On July 10, 1983, all trains began to run to Utica Avenue (except during middays, when they terminated at Atlantic Avenue); during late nights and early Sunday, trains were extended to New Lots Avenue as an all-local route.

On January 8, 1988, midday trains were extended to Utica Avenue as well.

Route[edit | edit source]

The following table shows the lines used by Route 4 service, with shaded boxes indicating the route at the specified times:

Line From To Tracks Times
all ex.
nights
late
nights
rush
peak
IRT Jerome Avenue Line (full line) Woodlawn 149th Street – Grand Concourse local      
138th Street – Grand Concourse  
IRT Lexington Avenue Line (full line) 125th Street Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall express    
local      
Fulton Street Bowling Green all    
Joralemon Street Tunnel
IRT Eastern Parkway Line (full line) Borough Hall Crown Heights – Utica Avenue express  
local, skips Hoyt Street      
IRT New Lots Line (full line) Sutter Avenue – Rutland Road New Lots Avenue all  

Note: Some northbound rush-hour trains operate express on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line between 167th Street and Burnside Avenue.

Station service legend
Black dot.svg Stops all times
Period dot.svg Stops all times except late nights
Crescent dot.svg Stops late nights only
Circle dot.svg Stops weekdays only
Half dot.svg Stops all times except rush hours in the peak direction
Black diamond.svg Stops rush hours only
Half diamond.svg Stops rush hours/weekdays in the peak direction only
NYCS Route 4 Stations Handicapped/disabled access Transfer Connections and notes
Black dot.svg Woodlawn
Black dot.svg Mosholu Parkway
Black dot.svg Bedford Park Boulevard – Lehman College
Black dot.svg Kingsbridge Road
Black dot.svg Fordham Road Handicapped/disabled access
Black dot.svg 183rd Street
Black dot.svg Burnside Avenue
Black dot.svg 176th Street
Black dot.svg Mount Eden Avenue
Black dot.svg 170th Street
Black dot.svg 167th Street
Black dot.svg 161st Street – Yankee Stadium Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route BBlack diamond.svg NYCS Route DHalf dot.svg
Black dot.svg 149th Street – Grand Concourse NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg
Half dot.svg 138th Street – Grand Concourse NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg
Black dot.svg 125th Street Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg 116th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg 110th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg 103rd Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg 96th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Black dot.svg 86th Street NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg 77th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg 68th Street – Hunter College NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Black dot.svg 59th Street NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond.svg NYCS Route FBlack dot.svg NYCS Route NBlack dot.svg NYCS Route QCircle dot.svg NYCS Route RPeriod dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg 51st Street Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route EBlack dot.svg
Black dot.svg Grand Central – 42nd Street Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond.svg NYCS Route 7Black dot.svg NYCS Route 7d
NYCS Route SPeriod dot.svg (42nd Street Shuttle)
Crescent dot.svg 33rd Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg 28th Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg 23rd Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Black dot.svg 14th Street – Union Square NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond.svg NYCS Route LBlack dot.svg NYCS Route NBlack dot.svg NYCS Route QBlack dot.svg NYCS Route RPeriod dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg Astor Place NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg Bleecker Street Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route DBlack dot.svg NYCS Route FBlack dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg Spring Street NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg Canal Street Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route JBlack dot.svg NYCS Route NBlack dot.svg NYCS Route QBlack dot.svg
Black dot.svg Brooklyn Bridge – City Hall Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg NYCS Route 6Black dot.svg NYCS Route 6dHalf diamond.svg NYCS Route JBlack dot.svg NYCS Route ZHalf diamond.svg
Black dot.svg Fulton Street Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg NYCS Route ABlack dot.svg NYCS Route CPeriod dot.svg NYCS Route JCircle dot.svg NYCS Route ZHalf diamond.svg
Black dot.svg Wall Street NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg
Black dot.svg Bowling Green Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 5Period dot.svg
Black dot.svg Borough Hall Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Circle dot.svg NYCS Route RPeriod dot.svg
Black dot.svg Nevins Street NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Circle dot.svg
Black dot.svg Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Circle dot.svg NYCS Route BCircle dot.svg NYCS Route DBlack dot.svg NYCS Route NBlack dot.svg NYCS Route QBlack dot.svg NYCS Route RPeriod dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg Bergen Street NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg Grand Army Plaza NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg
Crescent dot.svg Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn Museum NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg
Black dot.svg Franklin Avenue NYCS Route 2Black dot.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Circle dot.svg
NYCS Route SBlack dot.svg (Franklin Avenue Shuttle)
Crescent dot.svg Nostrand Avenue
Crescent dot.svg Kingston Avenue
Black dot.svg Crown Heights – Utica Avenue Handicapped/disabled access NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg Black diamond.svg Sutter Avenue – Rutland Road NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg Black diamond.svg Saratoga Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg Black diamond.svg Rockaway Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg Black diamond.svg Junius Street NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg Black diamond.svg Pennsylvania Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg Black diamond.svg Van Siclen Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg
Crescent dot.svg Black diamond.svg New Lots Avenue NYCS Route 2Black diamond.svg NYCS Route 3Period dot.svg NYCS Route 5Black diamond.svg

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