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  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:49 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
In discussing "The Port Of Authority", mention should be made of the following companies......

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BoltBus *

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coach_USA

https: ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:25 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
More on the "Old Port"......

Remember the sleek chrome token booths, at one of the Subway entrances? (these lasted, AFAIK, until the early 1980's)

I remember seeing an ancient 1950's-e ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:17 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver:

GREAT info (as usual!) and VERY interesting memories.....thanks for sharing here! Wink

Speaking of newspapers, this reminded me of something else that certain bus runs carried, i ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:31 am   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Here's an interesting little "tidbit".........

On the cover of a 1973 "NORTHEAST COACH LINES" tt (from my collection), it is stated that the buses depart from TRACKS #'s 124 and ...
  Topic: PSNJ: the last years........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:11 am   Subject: PSNJ: the last years........
This 1940's photo looks to have been taken during either an ERA or an NRHS excursion; note elderly work car #5563 (as you can see, this car was converted from a revenue service car, at an earlier date ...
  Topic: PSNJ: the last years........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:28 pm   Subject: PSNJ: the last years........
Here assigned to the "#9 CLIFTON" line, Compromise roof car #2752 strikes a timeless pose; cars of the 2600 and 2700* series were the backbone of this line for many years.

This was an ESS ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:42 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traaildriver:

I see I was on the right track, regarding that huge vat of "rushing waters"!

"TEEPEE TOWN" was the name of the store that sold both Western and Native American ...
  Topic: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:50 pm   Subject: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
As part of that project, I believe there will be four tracks between the tunnels and Newark...

traildriver:

This, indeed, would make a great deal of sense, and, most certainly, be of tremendous ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:40 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
"PORT"-side memories.......

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?156428

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?156412

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?156409

https://www.nycsubway ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:20 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
traildriver:

Well, I was thinking much along the same lines, but, I was also trying to be polite...... Wink

Speaking of the "Port-Of-Authority" as we older fellows knew it, do you r ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:54 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Here's a very interesting page on Jerusalem's "PABT"; some interesting photos (w/buses) are on this page.

Interesting information on ventilation and bus operations as well.

Also, note ...
  Topic: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:03 pm   Subject: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
.....if the "Gateway" tunnel project ever becomes a reality, it will be interesting to see how the new tunnels connect to the existing ROW, just outside the Bergen Portals.

I can envision ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:15 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Here's a few nostalgic views of "MANHATTAN LINES" Fishbowls.......

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?156505

https://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?156507

https://www.nycsubway.org/pe ...
  Topic: What does the future hold for the PABT?
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:57 pm   Subject: What does the future hold for the PABT?
Two vintage tt's from my collection:

The older of the two timetables dates to 1965; this tt is for "WESTWOOD" ("Ride The Blue Coach"); Route #56 buses used Platform #30 at the G ...
  Topic: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
NEW YORK OMNIBUS 2629

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PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:44 am   Subject: "A" is for "Amtrak"........
traildriver:

Ahhhh, yes.......it's all about the "long green", my friend....... Wink

If one thought that the price tag for the "Gateway" tunnel project was quite sizeable, ...
 
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