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Tuscarora Almanac for July 10

Posted by irtredbirdr33 on Wed Jul 10 07:42:26 2024



Tuscarora Almanac for July 10



1905 from The Book of First Runs

The IRT Lexington Avenue Line is extended from Wall Street to South Ferry.

The Bowling Green Station as built was a single island platform. (Today's southbound platform.) The South Ferry (Loop) Station consisted of two tracks but with a single side platform on the outer loop.
The short two car platform for shuttle trains at Bowling Green was added in April 1909.
The platform on the inner loop at South Ferry opens on July 1, 1918.

1919 from The Book of First Runs

The BMT Broadway subway is extended from 42nd Street-Times Square to 57th Street-7th Avenue.



1939 from The Book of Last Runs

Franklin Square station on the Bridge Line in Philadelphisa is closed at all times due to declining ridership. The station had opened in 1936. It was closed on Sundays since September 1938.



1983 from The Book of Service Changes

Tuscarora Dispatch No. 14
July 1983 IRT Service Changes
A new schedule went into effect on July 10, 1983 resulting in major changes to the Brooklyn service.
No. 2 trains will now operate between East 241st Street and Flatbush Avenue at all times. No. 3 trains will operate between 148th Street and New Lots Avenue at all times except nights. Late night service will run between 148th Street and 135th Street. This was the service pattern prior to the October 1965 service changes.
No. 4 trains will now run to New Lots Avenue during the night hours. Rush hour, evenings and weekend trains will terminate at Utica Avenue. Midday weekday trains will continue to terminate at Atlantic Avenue.
No. 5 trains will operate to Flatbush Avenue during rush hours and Atlantic Avenue middays. Evening and weekend service will terminate at Bowling Green. Late night trains will run as shuttles between Dyre Avenue and East 180th Street.


2000 from The Book of First Runs

The first train of R-142 A subway cars enter service on the No. 6 Lexington Avenue Local. The consist was 7220-7216 and 7211-7215.

Larry, RedbirdR33



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