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Tuscarora Almanac for March 25

Posted by IRTRedbirdR33 on Wed Mar 25 05:11:59 2020

Tuscarora Almanac – March 25, 1936 – The Book of First and Last Runs

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

Service is discontinued on the Lexington Avenue and Lexington Avenue–Lenox Avenue streetcar lines. New York City Omnibus Corporation begins bus operations of Route 3 on Lexington Avenue Line between 131st Street and 23rd Street and Route 4 between 146th Street-Lenox Avenue and Astor Place-4th Avenue.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / March 1987 article by Mr. Bernard Linder

Tuscarora Almanac – March 25, 1957 – The Book of First Runs

Boston, Massachusetts
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad

This is the first day of operation for the “Daniel Webster” light-weight train based on the “Train-X” design. The unit consisted of two diesel hydraulic locomotive and nine articulated car built of aluminum. The engines were built by Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton Locomotive Works as Model RP-210 H. The New Haven classifies them as EDER-6, 3000-3001. There are equipped with two traction motors for straight electric operation into Grand Central Terminal. The nine passenger cars were built by Pullman-Standard.

Also placed in service this day is a second lightweight train known as the “John Quincy Adams”. The train consisted of two Fairbanks-Morse diesel electric locomotives as Model P12-42. The New Haven classified them as EDER-7, 3100-3101. The passenger consist was five three car articulated sets. They were built by American Car & Foundry.

Source: Timko, Stephen M. (2020) New Have Power In Color, Volume 1: Diesel Cab Units Morning Sun Books

Tuscarora Almanac – March 25, 1959 – The Book of Last Runs

Brooklyn, New York
New York City Transit Authority
Brooklyn Bus Division

Trackless trolley service ends on the B-45 Saint John’s Place Line.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / November 2016

Tuscarora Almanac – March 25, 1990 – The Book of Last Runs

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Railroad Division

The SEPTA “Blueliners” make their final runs. These were former Reading MU cars that had been ungraded and painted blue.

Source: New York Division Bulletin / March 2000

Larry, RedbirdR33


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