Retired NYC Subway Lines

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Can you name the NYC subway line designations that are no longer in use?

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RouteLineLast Year in Use
Eighth Ave. Local from 168 St. to World Trade Center1985
Sixth Ave. Local from 168 St. to Herald Square1967
Concourse / Eighth Ave. Local from Bedford Park Blvd. to Rockaway Park1985
Broadway Local from 71 Ave. (Queens) to Whitehall1976
Queens-Brooklyn Crosstown Local1985
Rockaway Park Shuttle (off-hours and weekends)1972
Local from Jamaica to Lower Manhattan1973
Eighth Ave. Local from 168 St. to World Trade Center1988
Rush-hour Local from Jamaica to 57 St.1973
14 St. Local from Eighth Ave. to Canarsie1985
Myrtle Ave. Elevated (used on maps but not on trains)1969
'Super-Express' from Brighton Beach to 57 St.1968
Brooklyn Local / Broadway Express from Brighton Beach to 57 St.1985
Rush-hour Express / Off-hour Local from Jamaica to Brooklyn1976
Broadway Local from Brighton Beach to 57 St.1967
Broadway Local from Jamaica to Bay Ridge1968
RouteLineLast Year in Use
Broadway Local from Astoria to Bay Ridge1985
Assorted shuttles1985
Broadway Express / Fourth Avenue Local to Coney Island 1967
Broadway / Fourth Avenue Local to Coney Island1967
Weekday Sixth Ave. Local from Forest Hills to LES/Second Ave.2010
Broadway Local from Astoria to Whitehall2010
Third Ave. Elevated1973
Seventh Ave. Local (peak times only)2005
Broadway (Brooklyn) Elevated1967
Myrtle Ave. Elevated1967
Lexington Ave. Elevated1950
Fulton St. Elevated1956
Local from Jamaica/Canarsie to Lower Manhattan1967
Express from Jamaica to Lower Manhattan1967
14 St. Local from Eighth Ave. to Canarsie1967

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