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Tuscarora Almanac for September 10

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Tue Sep 10 08:25:21 2019

Tuscarora Almanac - September 10-11, 1977 - The Book of Last Runs

Jamaica, New York
New York City Transit Authority – BMT Division

This will be the last night of service on the section of the BMT Jamaica Line between 168 Street and Queens Boulevard. The last northbound "J" train arrived at 168 Street at 11:59 PM. The consist was (n) R-27 8028-9 and R-30 8528-9. The last southbound "J" train departed at 12:00 Midnight with (s) R-27 8241-0 and 8115-4.

The stations at 168 Street, 160 Street and Sutphin Boulevard were closed. A new temporary terminal was established at Queens Boulevard.

Free transfers are issued at Queens Boulevard to and from the Q-49 Jamaica Avenue Limited bus route.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / September 1977

Tuscarora Almanac – September 10, 1989 – The Book of Last Runs

Manhattan, New York
Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority
Manhattan Division

Service is discontinued on the M-103 59th Street Crosstown Line. This route began as a horse-car line on July 18, 1863 operated by the Central Park, North & East River Railroad Company. Trolley cars began to replace the horse-cars in 1898. Buses replaced the trolleys on November 10, 1946.

The route at that time ran between York Avenue – East 61st Street and West End Avenue –West 59th Street. The western terminus was extended north to West 73rd Street and Broadway on September 8, 1963.
Service ran seven days a week from 6 AM to 12 midnight. The last Manhattan Bus Map to show this service was dated “1988”.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /September 2003, article by Mr. Bernard Linder

Tuscarora Almanac – September 10, 1995 – The Book of First Runs

Manhattan, New York
Manhattan and Bronx Surface transit Authority
Manhattan Division

A new bus route, the M-103 Third Avenue-Lexington Avenue line begins service between East 125th Street and Park Row. This will supplement the M-101 and M-102 buses.

The M-103 designation had previously been used by the 59th Street Crosstown from 1946 to 1989. The first map to list the new service was dated February 1996.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / July 2000 / article by Mr. Bernard Linder & Manhattan Bus Map February 1996

Larry, RedbirdR33


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