The W Broadway Local is a rapid transit service of the New York City Subway's B Division. Its route emblem, or "bullet", is colored yellow since it uses the BMT Broadway Line in Manhattan.
The W operates only on weekdays except during nights between Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria, Queens and Whitehall Street-South Ferry in Lower Manhattan, serving all stops along the BMT Astoria Line in Queens and the BMT Broadway Line in Manhattan. Some rush hour and late evening service is extended to and from 86th Street in Gravesend, Brooklyn via the Montague Street Tunnel, the BMT Fourth Avenue Line, and the BMT Sea Beach Line to access Coney Island Yard, where it is based out of. The W is internally staffed and scheduled as part of the N.