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Walking Tour: Culver Line

June 1, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

postcard of stop on Culver Line

2019 marks the centennial of the elevated Culver Line, currently the F train line in Brooklyn, which opened in 1919 between Ditmas Avenue and West 8th Street in Coney Island. Join transit historian and CUNY professor Andrew Sparberg on a walking tour to explore the rich and varied history of the Culver Line, with stops at four stations along its route: 9th Avenue, Ditmas Avenue, Kings Highway, and West 8th Street.  Learn interesting facts about the elevated surface tracks from 1875 that preceded it, and how the Culver Line got its name.

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Walking and climbing stairs required. Please dress for the weather as this tour will take place primarily outdoors.

 Photography and video recording are permitted. However, tripods, stands, selfie sticks, and external lights may not be used. All photographs taken are for personal use only and permission to photograph may be revoked at any time.

For information on American Sign Language interpreters, Assisted Listening Devices, or other accessibility matters please visit nytransitmuseum.org/accessibility.

If you have any concerns, please email [email protected]nsitmuseum.org or call 718-694-1867.

All ticket sales are final. Should you be unable to attend the tour on the date you reserved, the full price of unused tickets may be treated as a donation to the Transit Museum and is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. The Museum is not able to reschedule reservations to another tour date.


June 1, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Luz Montano