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Tuscarora Almanac for March 6

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Tue Mar 6 10:51:55 2018



Tuscarora Almanac March 6, 1913 The Book of First Runs

Harrison, New Jersey
Hudson & Manhattan Railroad

Harrison station on the Park Place Line opens. (This station was located on Railroad Avenue a short distance north of the current Harrison station).

Source: ERA Bulletin /July 2015, article by Mr. George Chiasson
Electric Railroads Magazine, Number 27, August 1959


Tuscarora Almanac March 6, 1936 The Book of First and Last Runs

Manhattan, New York
New York Railways Corporation
New York Omnibus Corporation

The 8th Street Crosstown Line is converted from streetcar to bus operation. The new bus route will be known as Route 13.

The 7th Avenue Streetcar of New York Railways is converted to bus operation.
The new bus service will be known as Route 8.

Route 9 7th Avenue & 8th Street bus line begins at the same time but is discontinued on March 1, 1943.

Streetcar service had been run by the New York Railways Corporation. Buses will be operated by the New York Omnibus Corporation

Source: New York Division Bulletins /1988, articles by Mr. Bernard Linder





Tuscarora Almanac - March 6, 1969 - The Book of First Runs

New York City Transit Authority IND Division

The first train of 100 R-40's with the straight or modified ends began service today on the "F" Queens - 6th Avenue - Culver Express. They will become known as R-40 M's. Their original numbers were 4250 - 4349. They were renumbered in 1971 to 4450 - 4549.

Source: NYD Bulletin April, 1969.


Tuscarora Almanac March 6, 1971 The Book of Strange and Unusual Occurrences

The Bronx, New York
New York City Transit Authority - IRT and IND Divisions

R-10 3226 led a shop move of IRT cars from the IND Concourse Yard to the IRT Jerome Avenue Yard via the Jerome Avenue elevated line. The R-10 remained in the IRT Yard for several hours before it was wrong railed back to the Concourse Yard.

Source: New York Division Bulletin /April 1971

Larry, RedbirdR33


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