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Tuscarora Almanac for June 12
Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Wed Jun 12 04:16:45 2019
Tuscarora Almanac - June 12, 1905 - The Book of First Runs
Manhattan, New York
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
The First Subway is extended along Broadway from Fulton Street to Wall Street.
Tuscarora Almanac – June 12, 1949 – The Book of Last Runs
Brooklyn, New York
New York City Board of Transportation
This the last day of operation for the Metropolitan Avenue trolley line (Rt.33) Cars had operated out of the Fresh Pond Depot since 1941. The final run was made by Peter Witt 8460.
Source: New York Division Bulletin / February 1984 / article by Mr. Edward B. Watson
Tuscarora Almanac - June 12, 2009 - The Book of Last Runs
Far Rockaway, Queens, New York
New York City Transit Authority
This will be the last day of revenue service for the slant-ended R-40's. The final run left Far Rockaway as an "A" train at 7:52 PM and arrived at 207 Street at 9:30 PM. The consist was (n) 4425-4, 4415-4, 4398-9, 4257-6 and 4433-2 (s). They were part of a group of 400 cars built by the Saint Louis Car Division of General Street Industries in 1968-69. As completed the order consisted of 200 cars with slant ends and no air-conditioning, 100 cars with slant ends and air-conditioning and 100 cars with straight (or modified) ends and air conditioning . This last group of cars is usually referred to as the R-40 M's and they will continue in service until August 28, 2009.
Credit:1) Thanks to Mr. Brian Camacho for much of this information.
2) New York Division Bulletin /August 2009, article by Mr. George Chiasson