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Tuscarora Almanac for December 4

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Mon Dec 4 09:10:28 2017

Tuscarora Almanac – December 4, 1885 – The Book of First Runs

Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Company

The Lexington Avenue El begins is extended eastward one stop along Fulton Street from Alabama Avenue to Van Siclen Avenue

Source: New York Division Bulletin /April 1996, article by Mr. Bernard Linder

Tuscarora Almanac - December 4, 1938 - The Book of Last Runs

Manhattan, New York
Interborough Rapid Transit Corporation

This is the last day of service on the 6th Avenue El. The last southbound train left 155th Street at 10:06 PM with a seven car consist and many last riders. The last northbound train left Rector Street at 10:50 PM and arrived at 155th Street at 11:18 PM stopping only at 42nd Street and 53rd Street.

Service was discontinued between 59th Street - 9th Avenue and South Ferry. The following stations were closed; 8th Avenue-53rd Street, 50th Street, 42nd Street, 38th Street, 33rd Street, 28th Street, 23rd Street, 18th Street, 14th Street, 8th Street, Bleecker Street, Grand Street, Franklin Street, Chambers Street, Park Place, Cortlandt Street and Rector Street. The stations at Battery Place and South Ferry which are actually on the 9th Avenue El will continue to be served by those trains.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /December 1993

Tuscarora Almanac – December 4, 1960 – The Book of First and Last Runs

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Transportation Company

PTC trackless trolley Route 61 Ridge Avenue is converted to bus operation.

Source: “Pennsylvania Trolleys in Color”, Volume II (Morning Sun Books /1998) by Mr. William D. Volkmer

Tuscarora Almanac – December 4, 2000 – The Book of First Runs

Burlington, Vermont
Champlain Flyer

The State of Vermont begins a commuter rail service between Burlington and Shelburne. The service is dubbed “The Champlain Flyer.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /January 2001

Tuscarora Almanac - December 4, 2001 - The Book of First Runs

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

The first train of R-143 cars enters test service on the "L" 14th Street - Canarsie Line. The consist is 8101-04 and 8105-08.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / January 2002

Larry, RedbirdR33


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