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Tuscarora Almanac for January 1

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Mon Jan 1 07:38:57 2018

Tuscarora Almanac – January 1, 1960 – The Book of First Runs

Yonkers, New York
Yonkers Railroad Company

The Yonkers Railroad Company changes its name to the Yonkers Transit Corporation.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /October, 1991, article by Mr. Bernard Linder

Tuscarora Almanac – January 1, 1969 – The Book of First Runs

New Haven, Connecticut
Penn Central Transportation Company

The Penn Central Transportation Company takes over the operations of the New Haven Railroad by order of the Interstate Commerce Commission.

Tuscarora Almanac – January 1, 1990 – The Book of Last Runs

New York City Transit Authority

Most free transfers between subway and buses are discontinued. The only two remaining are at Rockaway Parkway-Canarsie to the B-42 and at 3rd Avenue-149th Street to the Bx-55.

Tuscarora Almanac – January 1, 2017 – The Book of First Runs

Manhattan, New York
New York City Transit Authority – Division B

The first section of the Second Avenue Subway finally opened today. The first northbound originated at 57th Street on the northbound express track A-4.The consist was 9108-12 and 9113-17. The train was held at 63rd Street for several minutes. Once we resumed our journey we passed the first southbound train at 72nd Street. The consist of the first southbound train was 8957-53 and 8848-52.

Many people were there railfans and normal folks alike and everyone seemed to be having a good time. Two handouts were available. A “Second Avenue Subway Grand Opening” map. This is larger than the regular map. One side displays the city wide subway maps and a blowup of the midtown area. The other side feature photo and artworks from the new subway and the old els. Also available was a flyer for the new “Q” service.

In addition to myself Sub-Chat was represented by Bill Newkirk, Fred G and Wakefield –East 241, Union Turnpike, Allan, Catfish 44, William Padron, R32_3672, HenryR32#3730. If any other were there please let me known and I will add your name to roll.

Thanks to Henry and William for the consist of the first southbound train.

Larry, RedbirdR33


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