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TARS Third Avenue Railway System

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All TARS Photos

TARS Rt. 1/Broadway-Warburton

TARS Rt. 2/Broadway-Park Ave.

TARS Rt. 4/McLean Ave.

TARS Rt. 5/Nepperhan Ave.

TARS Rt. 6/Tuckahoe Road

TARS Rt. 7/Yonkers Ave.

TARS Rt. 8/Riverdale Ave.

TARS Rt. 9/Elm-Walnut Sts.
TARS Route Map


Manhattan Lines

Letter Name Primary Route Discontinued/Bus Replacement Notes
B Broadway 42nd Street, Broadway, and 125th Street from East 42nd Street Ferry to West 130th Street Ferry M104
K Kingsbridge East Harlem to the Bronx
T Third and Amsterdam Aves. Park Row, Bowery, 3rd Avenue, 125th Street, and Amsterdam Avenue from City Hall to Fort George. The Third Avenue Railroad opened the line in 1853, from Astor House (Broadway and Park Row) north along Park Row, the Bowery (shared with the Second Avenue Line), and Third Avenue to 86th Street; an extension to East Harlem opened in 1859. Using the One-Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Street Railroad and trackage along Amsterdam Avenue, Third Avenue cars were also operated to Fort George. Replaced by bus May 28, 1947
X 42nd Street Crosstown
X 59th Street Crosstown
X 125th Street Crosstown
10 Tenth Avenue 42nd Street, 10th Avenue, Broadway, and 125th Street from West 42nd Street Ferry to West 130th Street Ferry

Bronx Lines (Lines Primarily Operating in the Bronx)

Letter Name Primary Route Discontinued/Bus Replacement Notes
list in progress
Harlem Shuttle 3rd Ave/129th Carhouse to 138th St via 3rd Avenue Bridge 1941 Bulletin, April 1997
Jerome Ave Jerome Ave from Sedgwick to Mosholu; later extended via 155th St to 8th Avenue or Amsterdam Ave. (summarized from more detailed information in the Bulletin) 1921 Bulletin, April 1997
A Westchester Avenue Bx42 then Bx4
B Bailey Avenue Bx24 then Bx10
B Boston Road Bx26 then Bx10
C Bronx-Van Cortlandt Bx20 then Bx9
L St. Ann's Avenue Bx32
O Ogden Operated on Ogden Ave. from Jerome to east end of Washington Bridge (1907-1909); From 8th Ave via 155th Street, Macombs Dam Bridge, Ogden Ave., Washington Bridge, and 181st St. to St. Nicholas Ave (1909-). Further extensions: 181st to Broadway; 155th to Amsterdam Ave. (summarized from more detailed information in the Bulletin) Replaced by bus 10/1947; Bx37 then Bx13 Bulletin, March 2000
P Pelham Bay Park Westchester Avenue bet. Westchester Square and Pelham Bay Park subway station (summarized from more detailed information in the Bulletin) Replaced by bus 8/1940; Bx21 then Bx14 Bulletin, March 2000
S Sedgwick Avenue Bx38 then Bx3
S Southern Blvd. E. 129th & 3rd Ave via 3rd Ave., 136th Street, Lincoln Ave., E. 133rd St/Bruckner Blvd, Southern Blvd, Boston Rd to West Farms Square; later Southern Blvd to Fordham Rd. (summarized from more detailed information in the Bulletin) Replaced by bus 8/1948; Bx31 then Bx19, Bx30 Bulletin, March 1997
T Tremont Avenue Bx40/Bx42
U University Ave From St. Nicholas Ave via 181st St, Washington Bridge, University Ave, Fordham Rd, 3rd Ave, 189th St, Southern Blvd, 180th St; later extended via Kingsbridge Rd to 238th/Broadway. (summarized from more detailed information in the Bulletin) 10/1947; Bx38 then Bx3 Bulletin, May 1997
V Williamsbridge Bx28 then Bx39, later Bx41
W Webster Avenue Bx41; later Bx39
X 138th Street Crosstown Bx33
X 149th Street Crosstown Bx31 then Bx19
X 163rd Street Crosstown Bx34 then Bx6
Z 180th Street Crosstown Bx36

Westchester Lines (Lines Primarily Operating in Westchester County)

Letter Name Primary Route Discontinued/Bus Replacement Notes
1 Broadway-Warburton 242nd & Broadway - Getty Square - Main Street - Warburton Ave - Hastings Bee-Line #1; ceased trolley car operation on November 2, 1952
2 Broadway-Park Ave 242nd & Broadway - Getty Square - Palisades Ave - Ashburton Ave - Park Ave - Shonnard Place - Palisade Ave - Roberts Ave. Bee-Line #2; ceased trolley car operation on November 2, 1952
4 McLean Woodlawn/Bedford Park Boulevard - Getty Square Bee-Line #4
5 Nepperhan Getty Square - Harrison via Nepperhan, Saw Mill River Road, Tarrytown Road, North Street Bee-Line #5; ceased trolley car operation on October 26, 1952
6 Tuckahoe Yonkers Station/Main Street - Pleasantville Bee-Line #6; ceased trolley car operation on October 26, 1952
7 Yonkers Ave Main Street Yonkers - Yonkers Ave - Mt. Vernon - New Rochelle Bee-Line #7; ceased trolley car operation on November 2, 1952
8 Walnut/Elm Ceased trolley car operation on October 26, 1952
A 241st/White Plains Road - Mt. Vernon
B 241st/White Plains Road - Mt. Vernon

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