The N Broadway Local is a service of the New York City Subway. Its route bullet is colored yellow, which appears on station signs and the NYC Subway map, as it represents a service provided on the BMT Broadway Line through Manhattan.
At all times except late nights, the N operates express along the Fourth Avenue corridor, bypassing DeKalb Avenue, and local elsewhere. During late nights, it makes all stops along its entire route and uses the Montague Street Tunnel to travel between Manhattan and Brooklyn.
The route that is now the N was originally BMT service 4, known as the Sea Beach Line or Sea Beach Express.
Beginning September 14, 1917, trains ran from 14th Street – Union Square to Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue, using the BMT Broadway Line and the newly opened northern tracks of the Manhattan Bridge to enter Brooklyn.
On January 15, 1918, service was extended to......