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  Topic: Tales of a Twenty Year Bee-Line Commuter
NorthShore

Replies: 62
Views: 115946

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2016 10:12 pm   Subject: Tales of a Twenty Year Bee-Line Commuter
Yes, all BeeLine buses have 2X2 seating.
  Topic: Dancing on the Bus
NorthShore

Replies: 7
Views: 13560

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2015 2:26 pm   Subject: Dancing on the Bus
Rare to see a Route 1 Fifth Avenue roll sign on a 5106. Rt. 1 was a once-a-day tripper using a 4506 by the late '50's.
  Topic: NYC Twin Coaches
NorthShore

Replies: 4
Views: 15062

PostForum: New York City Bus Rosters   Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2015 4:42 am   Subject: NYC Twin Coaches
North Shore Bus Co. of Queens and B.M.T.'s Brooklyn Bus Corp. were the only other NYC private operators other than Surface Transportation that had Twins. NYC Board of Transportation also bought pre-19 ...
  Topic: ACE has acquired Pacific Bus Museum #517 GM model TDH4801
NorthShore

Replies: 1
Views: 9629

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:08 am   Subject: ACE has acquired Pacific Bus Museum #517 GM model TDH4801
What is ACE?
  Topic: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
NorthShore

Replies: 37
Views: 54870

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 7:58 am   Subject: MaBSTOA Roster(9/62)
After the merger of FACCO and NYCO in 1954 to form Fifth Avenue Coach Lines, that remained basically separate operations. The 4509's in Jackson Heights depot were most likely FACCO's with the elaborat ...
  Topic: Tales of a Twenty Year Bee-Line Commuter
NorthShore

Replies: 62
Views: 115946

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:18 am   Subject: Tales of a Twenty Year Bee-Line Commuter
In reference to the October, 1962 Yonkers Transit fire, didn't Yonkers Transit have a lot of GMC fishbowls by then?
  Topic: "Hi-Ho To the ('64/'65) Fair!"
NorthShore

Replies: 108
Views: 127411

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:32 am   Subject: "Hi-Ho To the ('64/'65) Fair!"
Fifth Avenue Coach offered World's Fair service for the 1939-40 fair. It had a branch of Route 15 (Jackson Heights) to the Corona Gate. YC 720 double deckers provided the service.
NYC Omnibus also op ...
  Topic: "Hi-Ho To the ('64/'65) Fair!"
NorthShore

Replies: 108
Views: 127411

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Apr 05, 2015 8:31 am   Subject: "Hi-Ho To the ('64/'65) Fair!"
To be precise, Fifth Avenue Coach owned and operated Gray Line Sightseeing of New York. Gray Line operated the B&O operation under contract. FACCO sold the Gray Line operation in 1942. Therefore p ...
  Topic: "Hi-Ho To the ('64/'65) Fair!"
NorthShore

Replies: 108
Views: 127411

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:40 am   Subject: "Hi-Ho To the ('64/'65) Fair!"
Triboro's Greyhound WF fishbowls had the original plastic fiberglass longitudinal seats replaced with forward facing upholstered seats from Fifth Avenue Coach fishbowls they got from MABSTOA who repla ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
NorthShore

Replies: 2261
Views: 2631196

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 1:49 pm   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
In regard to Steinway Transit's 4104's, it seems to be forgotten or overlooked that Queen & Steinway Transit had a lucrative charter business.
That is why they had parlor buses. I believe they al ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
NorthShore

Replies: 37
Views: 54870

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 4:02 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Roster (9/62)
The 4509 assigned to Jackson Heights depot was used for Route 16 Elmhurst Crosstown. Only one 5102 was built, always at Jackson Heights. From the roster, all 5106's and 5301's were removed from Jackso ...
  Topic: NYCO All-Time Roster
NorthShore

Replies: 3
Views: 8357

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:11 am   Subject: TDH-4509
There was a group of TDH-4509's that were delivered in "Eight Avenue Coach Corporation" lettering in 1951. They only lasted that way about a year before Eight Avenue Coach was absorbed into ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE SUFFOLK COUNTY'
NorthShore

Replies: 307
Views: 413543

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:20 pm   Subject: LIRR Road "N Rail service.
During the PRR years, the LIRR was struggling financially. To reduce costs, the LIRR experimented with Budd RDC cars on east end service (Greenport & Montauk). Later on, it tried substitute bus se ...
  Topic: Steinway Transit's Jones Beach Route
NorthShore

Replies: 15
Views: 24847

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 8:39 pm   Subject: Steinway Transit's Jones Beach Route
The QN-12 was the Astoria-Jones Beach route.
  Topic: Steinway Transit's Jones Beach Route
NorthShore

Replies: 15
Views: 24847

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:07 am   Subject: Jones Beach service
The QN-12 (this route number was issued by the NYC Bureau of Franchises, but never used on the bus route signs) was stated in 1963. Queens-Nassau Transit Lines was changed to Queens Transit Corp. in 1 ...
 
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