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Chronology

01.01.2017 Opening of the Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway and extension of the Q Line from the 57th St/7th Av Station via the Lexington Av/63rd St Station to the 96th St Station on 2nd Ave.

Die Öffnung den ersten Teilstück der Second Avenue U-Bahn linie — die Verlängerung der U-Bahn-Linie Q von 57th St/7th Av durch Lexington Av/63rd St zur 96th St.
04.02.2016 According to the New York Times, the New York mayor Bill de Blasio announced the project to construct a 25,75 km-long tramway line by 2024. The line will be built via the eastern bank of the East River, connecting Brooklyn and Queens. Trams will operate in mixed traffic with speeds around 20 km/h. The project's cost is estimated at about 2,5 billion dollars. Link: http://goo.gl/La1uzK
13.09.2015 IRT Flushing Line (7, <7>) is extended to the 34th Street–Hudson Yards station.
26.04.2013 Reopening of the Smith–Ninth Streets station after renovation.
20.06.2011 Smith–Ninth Streets station is closed for renovation.
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× Dry Dock, East Broadway and Battery Railroad
1863–1932
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× Eighth Avenue Railroad
1852–1936. 1926 to Eighth & Ninth Avenues Railway; 1935 to Green Lines
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× Metropolitan Street Railway
1893–1911. 1911 to New York Railways
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× New York City Interborough Railway
1906–1911. 1911 to Union Railway
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× New York & Harlem Railroad
1832–1936. 1932 to New York Railways
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× New York Railways
1911 New York Railways Company → 1925–1936 New York Railways Corporation
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× Ninth Avenue Railroad
1859–1935. 1926 to Eighth & Ninth Avenues Railway; 1935 to Green Lines
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× Second Avenue Railroad
1853–1933
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× TARR — horsecars · TARS
Third Avenue Railroad. 1853–1893
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× TARR — cable cars — 10th Ave. & 125th St. · TARS
Third Avenue Railroad. 1886–1899
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× TARR — cable cars — Main Line · TARS
Third Avenue Railroad. 1893–1899
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× TARR — electric cars · TARS
Third Avenue Railroad. 1899–1900. 1900 to Metropolitan Street Railway
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× Third Avenue Railway · TARS
1908–1947 [Conduit and storage battery cars of TARS | Carhouses: Amsterdam Ave., 54th St., 65th St.]
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× Union Railway / Third Avenue Railway System · TARS
1892–1948 [Overhead wire cars of Union Railway and TARS | Carhouses: Harlem, Kingsbridge, West Farms]
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Brooklyn and Queens

× Brooklyn & Queens Transit
1896 Brooklyn Rapid Transit → 1923–1956 Brooklyn & Queens Transit
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× Bush Terminal Railroad
1907–1936
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× Coney Island & Brooklyn Railroad
1862–1914. 1914 to Brooklyn Rapid Transit
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× Jamaica & Brooklyn Road Co.
1863 East New York & Jamaica Railroad Co. → 1872 Jamaica, Woodhaven & Brooklyn Railroad Co. → 1879 Jamaica & Brooklyn Road Co. 1894 to Brooklyn, Queens County & Suburban Railroad Co.
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× Jamaica Central Railways
1897 Long Island Electric Railway → 1926–1934 Jamaica Central Railways Co.
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× Manhattan & Queens Traction Co.
1903 South Shore Traction Co. (in operation 1909) → 1912–1937 Manhattan & Queens Traction Co.
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× New York & Queens County Railway
1896 New York and Queens County Railway → 1932–1937 New York and Queens Transit Corporation
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× Ocean Electric Railway
1898–1928
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× Steinway Lines
1892 Steinway Railway → 1896 New York & Queens Railway → 1922 Steinway Lines → 1938–1939 Steinway Transit
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× Van Brunt Street & Erie Basin Railroad
1861–1929
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× Brooklyn Historic Railway Association
Defunct museum
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Staten Island

× Richmond Railways
1895 Staten Island Electric Railroad → 1902 Richmond Light & Railroad → 1927–1934 Richmond Railways
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Outlying Long Island

× New York & Long Island Traction
1901 Mineola, Hempstead & Freeport Traction Co → 1902–1926 New York & Long Island Traction
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× New York & North Shore Traction
1902 Mineola, Roslyn & Port Washington Traction → 1907–1920 New York & North Shore Traction
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× Metropolitan Sand & Gravel Corp. · American Aggregates
Port Washington, Long Island
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38th Street Yard
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207th Street Yard
Services: C
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239th Street Yard
Services: 2
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240th Street Yard
Services: 1
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Clifton Yard
Services: SIRT
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Concourse Yard
Services: D
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Coney Island Yard
Services: B, G, N, W, Franklin Avenue Shuttle
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Corona Yard
Services: 7, <7>
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East 180th Street Yard
Services: 5
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East New York Yard
Services: L, M, J, Z
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Jamaica Yard
Services: E, F, R
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Jerome Yard
Services: 4
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Livonia Yard
Services: 3, 42nd Street Shuttle
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Pitkin Yard
Services: A, Rockaway Park Shuttle
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Unionport Yard
Lay-up facility. Services: 2, 5
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Westchester Yard
Services: 6, <6>
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× New York City Transit Authority
A and B divisions | Independent Subway System → 1953 New York City Transit Authority
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× Interborough Rapid Transit
1903–1940. 1940 to A Division of the Independent Subway System
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× Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit
1896 Brooklyn Rapid Transit → 1923 Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit. 1940 to B Division of the Independent Subway System
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× Manhattan Railway
1875–1903. 1903 to Manhattan Railway Division of the Interborough Rapid Transit
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× New York Elevated Railroad
1872–1879. 1879 to Manhattan Railway
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× Metropolitan Elevated Railway
1878–1879. 1879 to Manhattan Railway
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× Suburban Rapid Transit
1886–1891. 1891 to Manhattan Railway
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M New York City Transit Museum
Located in the former Court Street subway station
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M Railway Preservation Corporation
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Monorail Facilities / Operators

× Pelham Park & City Island Railroad
1910 City Island Railroad → 1913–1914 Pelham Park & City Island Railroad
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General Note 1. Full stops are used for DD.MM.YYYY format. Slashes are used for MM/DD/YYYY format.

General Note 2. Work and freight cars for certain operators are grouped in the end of their respective lists.
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Sources

1. Third Avenue Railway system roster of equipment, 1853-1953.
by Seyfried, Vincent F.
Published 1953

2. New York & North Shore Traction Company; trolleys in: Whitestone, Flushing, Bayside, Roslyn, Pt. Washington, Mineola Hicksville.
by Seyfried, Vincent F.
Published 1956

3. New York & Long Island Traction Company.
by Seyfried, Vincent F.
Published 1952

4. The Birney car.
by Cox, Harold E.
Published 1966

5. How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County.
by Cudahy, Brian J.
Published 2002.

6. Manhattan's Lost Streetcars.
by Meyers, Stephen L.
Published 2005.

7. Lost Trolleys of Queens and Long Island.
by Meyers, Stephen L.
Published 2006.

8. Brooklyn Trolleys.
by Greller, James C. and Watson, Edward B.
Published 1986.

9. The New York and Queens County Railway and Steinway Lines, 1867-1939.
by Seyfried, Vincent F.
Published 1950.

10. Story of the Long Island Electric Railway and the Jamaica Central Railways, 1894-1933.
by Seyfried, Vincent F.
Published 1951.

11. The Public Service Commission's correspondence with the receiver of the Third Avenue Railroad.
by Whitridge, Frederick W.
Published 1910.

12. The first elevated railroads in Manhattan and the Bronx of the city of New York.
by Reeves, William Fullerton.
Published 1936.

13. Report on Interborough rapid transit company.
by Stone & Webster.
Published 1919.

14. Exit, the Sixth Avenue Elevated Line.
by Reeves, William Fullerton.
Published 1940 [Railroadians of America, book 2].

14. The Manhattan and Queens Traction Co.
by Goldsmith, Harold L. and Rugen, William J.
Published 1948 [The Marker, vol. 7, No. 1].

15. Annual reports of various streetcar and rapid transit operators, such as Interborough Rapid Transit, Brooklyn–Manhattan Transit, New York Railways, etc.

16. New York Railways: The Green Line.
Published by N. J. International, 1994.

17. New York Subways: An Illustrated History of New York City's Transit Cars.
by Sansone, Gene.
Published 2004.

18. Manhattan Bridge Three-Cent Line.
by Arnoux, George V.
Published 1962 [Electric Railroads, No. 32].

19. From Horsecars to Streamliners: An Illustrated History of the St. Louis Car Company.
by Lind, Alan R.
Published 1978.

20. The street surface railway franchises of New York City.
by Carman, Harry J.
Published 1919.

21. Jamaica Trolleys. The Story of the Jamaica Turnpike and Trolley Line.
by Seyfried, Vincent F.
Published 1953.

22. The cross-island line: The story of the Huntington Railroad.
by Seyfried, Vincent F.
Published 1976.
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ERA New York Division Bulletin of various years.
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Отдельно следует упомянуть сайт д-ра Гарольда Кокса (http://streetcars.telcen.com/), источник значительной доли сведений о поставках вагонов, а также крупнейший и наиболее информативный сайт об истории метро Нью-Йорка — http://www.nycsubway.org/
Особая благодарность Джорджу Шиассону мл., который предоставил нам материалы о поступлениях, эксплуатации и списании вагонов метрополитена.

See also:
• Personal site of Dr. Harold E. Cox, a source for car builders order lists — http://streetcars.telcen.com/
• The most informative and complete site about New York City Subway history — http://www.nycsubway.org/

Data on delivery, transfers and scrappings of the certain car types provided by George Chiasson Jr.


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