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  Topic: [CT] Kelley Transit Company of Torrington
kdr3bt

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PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:30 am   Subject: [CT] Kelley Transit Company of Torrington
Checker made these. Not sure of the model name. You are right, they were a stretched version of a standard Checker cab. GMC also made this type of vehicle as well. It was an enlongated version of the ...
  Topic: [CT] Kelley Transit Company of Torrington
kdr3bt

Replies: 6
Views: 159

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:36 pm   Subject: KelleyTransit Torrington, CT
Does not look good. Their website is down or has been removed. I checked the Torrington newspaper - Register-Citizen - but there is nothing about Kelley.
The newspaper is part of the Hearst monopoly ...
  Topic: Buses In Da Snow..........
kdr3bt

Replies: 67
Views: 2754

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:42 am   Subject: Old Look 7195
This looks like the photo could have been setup by GM. In addition to the GM Coach, there is a Chevrolet pick up (1956?) right next to the bus as well as a '53 Chevy across from the old look and a '57 ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
kdr3bt

Replies: 105
Views: 4064

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:57 pm   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
NYO
Did you notice my post regarding the VERSARE buses operated by ST?
Response to your question.
I never heard of Versare buses and never saw one even though I have seen St buses - Mack, Fageol ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
kdr3bt

Replies: 105
Views: 4064

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:05 pm   Subject: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
Some location information about the listed photos.
I grew up in Mt. Vernon 1951-1963. 1st Avenue and 3rd Street

http://bus.nycsubway.org/perl/show?3393
This is in Mt.Vernon at the corner of 5th ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
kdr3bt

Replies: 105
Views: 4064

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:45 pm   Subject: Club Transport
The Bernacchia brothers started Liberty Lines.
The website is:
http://libertylines.com/
Sorry I did not include this in my previous post but I did that one on my iPad where I have trouble with &quo ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
kdr3bt

Replies: 105
Views: 4064

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:40 pm   Subject: Club Transport
To answer above - yes, Club Transport was taken over by Westchester County's Bee Line system which is run by Liberty Lines.
Most of the bus companies that ran in Westchester were merged into Liberty ...
  Topic: Club Transport, Surface Transit, TARS, etc.......
kdr3bt

Replies: 105
Views: 4064

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:51 am   Subject: Club Transport
From what I remember.
The company was also called blue and gray transport and renamed Club.
They ran a route 30? that went from Yonkers to Bronxville. I had relatives that lived on Lockwood Avenue a ...
  Topic: Accident in Flushing NY this AM
kdr3bt

Replies: 4
Views: 2402

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:34 pm   Subject: Accident in Flushing NY this AM
Queens Bus Crash

Video of Impact
  Topic: Arthur Bernacchia, of Yonkers-based Liberty Lines dies
kdr3bt

Replies: 1
Views: 1466

PostForum: Long Island & Westchester Buses   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:30 am   Subject: Arthur Bernacchia, of Yonkers-based Liberty Lines dies
Arthur Bernacchia, co-founder of Yonkers-based Liberty Lines bus system, dead at 89
  Topic: Driverless MTA Bus Rolls Backward
kdr3bt

Replies: 1
Views: 1580

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:25 am   Subject: Driverless MTA Bus Rolls Backward
Driver did not put bus in "park". It was in neutral.
MTA Driverless Bus Rolls Backwards
  Topic: "Got A Light, Bud?"/"Cheers!"
kdr3bt

Replies: 88
Views: 15836

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:09 am   Subject: "Got A Light, Bud?"/"Cheers!"
NYO:
Thanks but all I did was Google PRCA and it showed the NYC site. Thank you for all of you photos. Not only do they show what things were like at the time of the photo but they also trigger memor ...
  Topic: "Got A Light, Bud?"/"Cheers!"
kdr3bt

Replies: 88
Views: 15836

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:14 pm   Subject: PRCA Bus
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Administration (PRCA)
Found this on NYC.gov - City Information, Services and Programs.
Just a guess - this bus could be/was used to shuttle staff to events and ...
  Topic: RTS Oddity
kdr3bt

Replies: 3
Views: 2685

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:53 am   Subject: RTS Oddity
The Cayman Islands are a British Overseas Territory. They probably drive on the left. The door on the "other" side lines up with the "sidewalk" side to accommodate the left side dr ...
  Topic: Mr. Alan Linsky 1938-2017
kdr3bt

Replies: 26
Views: 10586

PostForum: Member Introductions and Announcements   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:27 pm   Subject: Mr. Alan Linsky 1938-2017
RIP He will be missed.
 
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