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Tuscarora Almanac for September 10
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Tuscarora Almanac - September 10, 1932 - The Book of First Runs
Manhattan, New York
Independent Subway System
The Independent Subway begins operation of IND 8th Avenue Line between 207th Street and Chambers Street / Hudson Terminal. New stations are opened at 207th Street, Dyckman Street (200th Street), 190th Street, 181st Street, 175th Street, 168th Street-Broadway, 163rd Street-Amsterdam Avenue, 155th Street, 145th Street (UL), 135th Street, 125th Street, 116th Street, 110th Street (Cathedral Parkway), 103rd Street , 96th Street, 86th Street, 81st Street, 72nd Street, 59th Street, 50th Street (UL), 42nd Street (UL), 34th Street, 23rd Street, 14th Street, West 4th Street (UL), Spring Street, Canal Street-Holland Tunnel and Chambers Street / Hudson Terminal.
UL - Upper Level
The stations at 103rd Street through 72nd Street are on two levels. Northbound trains are on the upper level while southbound trains use the lower level.
The station at Chambers Street / Hudson Terminal has two platforms. The two track island platform which will be used by the through trains to Brooklyn is known as "Chambers Street". The two track island platform with bumpers at the south end is known as "Hudson Terminal" (today's World Trade Center).
Source: New York Subway, Fifty Years of Millions, (Electric Railroads No. 23 / October 1954) by Mr. Herman Rinke
Ed. Note: In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary on the opening of the Eighth Avenue Subway the TA ran an A train from 168th Street to Chambers Street on September 10, 2007. The consist was 100-484-1575-381-401-1802.
Tuscarora Almanac - September 10-11, 1977 - The Book of Last Runs
Jamaica, New York
New York City Transit Authority BMT Division
This will be the last night of service on the section of the BMT Jamaica Line between 168 Street and Queens Boulevard. The last northbound "J" train arrived at 168 Street at 11:59 PM. The consist was (n) R-27 8028-9 and R-30 8528-9. The last southbound "J" train departed at 12:00 Midnight with (s) R-27 8241-0 and 8115-4.
The stations at 168 Street, 160 Street and Sutphin Boulevard were closed. A new temporary terminal was established at Queens Boulevard.
Free transfers are issued at Queens Boulevard to and from the Q-49 Jamaica Avenue Limited bus route.
There were two post-abandonment fantrips on Sunday, September 11, 1977. The first trip used D Types while the second used the B Types; 2390-1-2.
Source: New York Division Bulletin / September 1977
Tuscarora Almanac September 10, 1989 The Book of Last Runs
Manhattan, New York
Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority
Service is discontinued on the M-103 59th Street Crosstown Line. This route began as a horse-car line on July 18, 1863 operated by the Central Park, North & East River Railroad Company. Trolley cars began to replace the horse-cars in 1898. Buses replaced the trolleys on November 10, 1946.
The route at that time ran between York Avenue East 61st Street and West End Avenue West 59th Street. The western terminus was extended north to West 73rd Street and Broadway on September 8, 1963.
Service ran seven days a week from 6 AM to 12 midnight. The last Manhattan Bus Map to show this service was dated 1988.
Source: New York Division Bulletin /September 2003, article by Mr. Bernard Linder
Tuscarora Almanac September 10, 1990 The Book of First Runs
Dutchess County, New York
Metro-North opens the Appalachian Trail stop on the Harlem Line. It is located at MP 65.9 between Pawling and Harlem Valley-Wingdale stations.
Source: New York Division Bulletin /October 2009, article by Mr. Larry Kiss
Tuscarora Almanac September 10, 1995 The Book of Last Runs
Brooklyn, New York
New York City Transit Authority
Dean Street station on the BMT Franklin Avenue Line is closed.
Source: ERA New York Division Bulletin / July 2003
Tuscarora Almanac September 10, 1995 The Book of First Runs
Manhattan, New York
Manhattan and Bronx Surface transit Authority
A new bus route, the M-103 Third Avenue-Lexington Avenue line begins service between East 125th Street and Park Row. This will supplement the M-101 and M-102 buses.
The M-103 designation had previously been used by the 59th Street Crosstown from 1946 to 1989. The first map to list the new service was dated February 1996.
Source: New York Division Bulletin / July 2000 / article by Mr. Bernard Linder & Manhattan Bus Map February 1996