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  Topic: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
X-Astorian

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 8:50 am   Subject: MaBSTOA T6H-5309A (and El replacement buses)
3rd Avenue & 23rd St., 1973.

When this photo was taken, the Manhattan section of the 3rd Avenue El had already been gone for 18 years; from what I can see here, this area does not appear to hav ...
  Topic: STREET SHARING
X-Astorian

Replies: 7
Views: 184

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:13 pm   Subject: STREET SHARING
That 'new kid' looks for all the world like one of the Fifth Avenue Coach Lines Fishbowls. Where would this have been taken?

Looks like the old 167th Street bus terminal before the GWB terminal op ...
  Topic: 161st St., 1964/Along 3rd Avenue/Da Bronx
X-Astorian

Replies: 339
Views: 10808

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:00 pm   Subject: 161st St., 1964/Along 3rd Avenue/Da Bronx
W.B.:

I always thought it interesting that the Manhattan portion of the 3rd Avenue El was pruned back to Chatham Square, eliminating service to South Ferry, and, then, later, City Hall (via the Cit ...
  Topic: Now that the RTS is history.....what might be the new "
X-Astorian

Replies: 197
Views: 63179

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:40 pm   Subject: Now that the RTS is history.....what might be the new "
Beach 44th, 2006.

Interesting variations here (taillights, number plates, etc.)

Also, note train of "Brightliners"; like the RTS, these classic subway cars are themselves retired..... ...
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
X-Astorian

Replies: 130
Views: 5793

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2021 5:24 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
Thanks for that correction. My memory isn't that good anymore, and I just used today's routes, and added a letter, as that was the IND practice for local routes back then.

In addition to the regul ...
  Topic: Baseball buses (then and now)
X-Astorian

Replies: 130
Views: 5793

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2021 2:05 pm   Subject: Baseball buses (then and now)
.......of course, with both Yankee Stadium and the now-gone Shea Stadium, mass transit-wise, the bulk of the fans arrived (arrive) by the subway (the IRT* had the game pretty much to themselves, here! ...
  Topic: Q83 Murdock Avenue
X-Astorian

Replies: 3
Views: 1062

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon May 17, 2021 10:23 pm   Subject: Re: Q83 Murdock Avenue
The Q83 route from Hillside Avenue to Murdock Avenue came to mind today. I presume this is a new number for a route dating from the 1930's. I cannot recall who ran this route and other nearby routes b ...
  Topic: Q83 Murdock Avenue
X-Astorian

Replies: 3
Views: 1062

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon May 17, 2021 10:23 pm   Subject: Re: Q83 Murdock Avenue
The Q83 route from Hillside Avenue to Murdock Avenue came to mind today. I presume this is a new number for a route dating from the 1930's. I cannot recall who ran this route and other nearby routes b ...
  Topic: Fifth Avenue Coach at LaGuardia Airport
X-Astorian

Replies: 5
Views: 1915

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:02 pm   Subject: Fifth Avenue Coach at LaGuardia Airport
What was that B-72 or Q-72 route?
I rode the Junction Blvd streetcar to its turnback above the Grand Central Parkway.
Joe

The original name was the B72 despite never running in Brooklyn. It was ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
X-Astorian

Replies: 107
Views: 39058

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:40 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?


Thank you for this information; as the cover of my issue was long ago lost, I had no idea just when the issue came out, but was leaning towards the late 70's (at the time this issue was printed, t ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
X-Astorian

Replies: 107
Views: 39058

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:47 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
From an (undated) issue of "MOTOR COACH AGE" (the issue featured the history of DE CAMP).......


"NYO"

Hi NYO,

Your page may have been undated but the issue of MCA was n ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
X-Astorian

Replies: 441
Views: 86662

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:36 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")


Malcolm had been living in Elmhurst, Queens.

What "Tee-Yay" (or private) bus lines would have been in operation in that area then?

Appreciate input.....

"NYO"

Malco ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
X-Astorian

Replies: 441
Views: 86662

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:52 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")


NJT, in its many quirks, has, in some instances, retained old route numbers (the #'s 165 and #166, for instance, were PSNJ route numbers), while, in others, the numbers were changed to totally unf ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
X-Astorian

Replies: 441
Views: 86662

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:04 pm   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
You're probably already aware of the 1984 Bronx changes when route numbers just went from one to another without logical reason (at least to me) but here's the brochure. It should make it easier comp ...
  Topic: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
X-Astorian

Replies: 441
Views: 86662

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:48 am   Subject: MaBSTOA Nostalgia ("Take 2")
NYO, is this the item you mentioned?


 
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