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  Topic: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 620
Views: 103345

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2022 8:44 am   Subject: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
Note on Flxible Twin 6000
the miserably small destination UNIVERSITY AVENUE,
and the fare at 13 cents.
No year given.
Joe
  Topic: South, East, and all around the town.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 682
Views: 152706

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Thu May 05, 2022 7:37 pm   Subject: South, East, and all around the town.......
Please note that this is the rear of a northbound car, with Columbia University at the right. One odd thing about this operation on an important section of Broadway was that the passengers boarded and ...
  Topic: South, East, and all around the town.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 682
Views: 152706

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2022 8:53 pm   Subject: South, East, and all around the town.......
I beg to differ about the last run for the composites. Sunday, June 25, 1950, I was about to graduate from the parish school of St. John on Kingsbridge Avenue. The ceremony was late in the day, maybe ...
  Topic: South, East, and all around the town.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 682
Views: 152706

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2022 8:15 pm   Subject: South, East, and all around the town.......
Heading south, the shape of Manhattan Island cuts off 11th Avenue at 23rd Street. In researching the census addresses of my "Village" ancestors, I learned that some higher house numbers of e ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 237
Views: 80608

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2022 2:18 pm   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
I was age ten during most of the bustitution of Manhattan and The Bronx. Sure, the curtain rollers on postwar Surface buses were illuminated by small incandescent bulbs, but the route print M100 etc w ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 237
Views: 80608

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2022 7:19 am   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
In childhood, I once remarked to Dad about the clarity of those TARS route letters. He said they needed illumination. He would leave night class at CCNY and find T cars and K cars northbound on Amster ...
  Topic: [MA] Union Square, Somerville
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 0
Views: 390

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2022 9:08 pm   Subject: [MA] Union Square, Somerville
Boston's Green Line reached Union Square this morning. It appears that this terminal lacks the across-the-platform transfers that the Boston systems designed in the last century. Which bus routes migh ...
  Topic: Russian/Ukranian Rails, etc......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 71
Views: 28960

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2022 4:38 pm   Subject: Russian/Ukranian Rails, etc......
The pantographs look gigantic, and on Russian trolleybuses the poles look extra long. I wonder whether the wires are higher than in the US.
  Topic: Russian/Ukranian Rails, etc......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 71
Views: 28960

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2022 2:51 pm   Subject: Russian/Ukranian Rails, etc......
Thanks for posting this thread.
Ukraine is not part of Russia, but I realize that topics on this board tend to drift. On Sub Chat, I received no reply to an inquiry about the controller on Tatra T4s ...
  Topic: .....and leave the driving to us......
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 546
Views: 184373

PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2022 9:42 pm   Subject: .....and leave the driving to us......
Also, I well recall PS lines (heading into NYC, such as the #165 and the #166) allowed "local" passsengers to board; ditto, ORANGE & BLACK.

An exception was ORANGE & BLACK's rush- ...
  Topic: The 1926 Cardinal's Train/Religion On The Rails/etc.
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 95
Views: 11143

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sun Dec 26, 2021 9:54 am   Subject: The 1926 Cardinal's Train/Religion On The Rails/etc.
Back to the original story of the 1926 Eucharistic Congress closing day with 800,000 in attendance. I note that the bishops' committee for the Indianapolis celebration in July of 2024 presumes that at ...
  Topic: The 1926 Cardinal's Train/Religion On The Rails/etc.
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 95
Views: 11143

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Fri Dec 24, 2021 9:43 pm   Subject: The 1926 Cardinal's Train/Religion On The Rails/etc.
I am fairly certain that the church is a Catholic church with a congregation of Croatian Heritage. The name is Saints Cyril and Methodius [humans, apostles to the Slavs] and St. Raphael [archangel], a ...
  Topic: Grand Central Parkway and Charter Atlantic City bus
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 6
Views: 1307

PostForum: Over The Road Carriers   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2021 8:26 pm   Subject: Grand Central Parkway and Charter Atlantic City bus
The other day, a friend left Great Neck on a one-day charter trip to Atlantic City. The driver used I-495 west to the Grand Central Parkway, past LaGuardia Airport, over the "RFK" Triborough ...
  Topic: London's Trolleybuses and Tubes
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 162
Views: 22727

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 9:17 pm   Subject: London's Trolleybuses and Tubes
In London, can a rider judge Underground vs. Tube by the shape of the doors? I see many doors that are bent inwards.
  Topic: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
N4 Jamaica

Replies: 72
Views: 68420

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 6:58 pm   Subject: Routemaster: London's Beloved Icon
Can that sort of replacing the body be done with U.S. transit buses or with school buses?
 
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