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Structure and facilities that provide passengers access to the subway.
Course that consists of parallel electrified rails on which trains roll.
Set of cars that is pulled by a motor car and carries passengers.
Underground passageway through which the subway train travels between stations.
Space rented by a business to place a poster promoting products or services.
Sign on the platform wall that shows the name of the station so that passengers in the train can see it.
Chart that shows a train’s route and the stations it serves.
Device that allows one user at a time to exit.
Intermediate level that is accessible by stairs and serves as a landing between the station entrance and the platforms.
Automatic device that allows a user to enter after swiping a pass or inserting a ticket or transfer.
ticket collecting booth
Kiosk protected by glass where an agent sells tickets and passes, and controls who enters and exits.
Structural component that enables movement between levels.
Sign placed outside the entrance to the subway that makes it visible from afar.
Installation that consists of articulated steps on a continuously turning chain; it allows movement between two levels of a building.
Small structure built on a public thoroughfare that provides access to the subway station.
Visible or textured line warning passengers of the margin of safety.
Zone along the edge of the platform, usually demarcated by a safety line.
Area adjacent to the tracks where passengers board and exit trains; it is at the same level as the floor of the trains.
Map that shows the entire subway system; each subway line is illustrated in a different color.
Long narrow unupholstered seat with or without a back, seating several people.
Sign that indicates the terminus of the train arriving at that platform.
transfer dispensing machine
Device that dispenses tickets entitling the user to subsequently board another means of transportation linked with the subway system, such as a bus, streetcar or train.
Small store in the halls or the entrance of the station that sells newspapers and refreshments.