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J train facts and figures, Jamaica Line history

J train facts and figures, Jamaica Line history

The J train, traveling along the Jamaica Line in Brooklyn and Queens and the Nassau Street Line in Manhattan, has a history that many commuters may not realize. Some of the elevated tracks in Brooklyn that the J train serves are considered the oldest remaining elevated train routes in the world, first opening in the 1880s. It also has one of the sharpest curves in the subway system.

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Nicole Brown