Transfer Station - Other Subway Web Sites

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Official Sites

Metropolitan Transportation Authority
The MTA/New York City Transit's official web site, featuring schedules, timetables, construction info, fares, handicap access, E-Z Pass, transit tips, Metrocard info, and more, about the Subway, Bus, Metro-North, LIRR, Bridges and Tunnels, Long Island Bus, etc. There are also official pages about the New York Transit Museum, and MTA Arts for Transit.

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
The official site of the Port Authority has information about the area's airports (John F. Kennedy/JFK, La Guardia/LGA, and Newark/EWR), the Port Authority Trans Hudson (PATH) rail system, and the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Also information about port facilities, bridges and tunnels, and E-Z Pass.

Subway & New York Transit Sites

Abandoned Stations
by Joe Brennan. This must-visit site contains a wealth of NYC subway information, including a full tour of abandoned stations in the New York City area.

Art Crimes
Art Crimes attempts to document the graffiti art (not just on subways) and culture before the pieces are gone forever.

@149th Street
A web site about the preservation and history of the street art (graffiti) movement. Includes graf photographs, info about graffiti artists and crews, and a graf glossary.

Bikes-on-Transit Guide
A guide to transit systems' policies and other info about bike travel in the Northeast U.S. and NYC metro area.

BMT Lines
Site featuring history of the BMT: Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit. Maps, rosters, history, etc.

Bureau of Transportation Statistics and the Federal Transit Administration
http://www.bts.gov/, http://www.fta.dot.gov/
Transit-related statistics and documents from the U.S. Federal government agencies.

Connecticut Rail Commuter Council
The Connecticut Rail Commuter Council serves riders on Metro-North's New Haven Division & Shore Line East Railroads and advocating improved commuter rail service in Connecticut.

El Pictures
A fascinating collection of photographs from the last days of the Third Avenue El in the Bronx and the Culver Shuttle in Brooklyn. Not to be missed!

Existing Railroad Stations in New York State
A database of existing railroad stations in New York State, with history, current use, photographs, and more.

Forgotten New York
A tour of forgotten relics of a New York City of long ago, including evidence of old ads, streetlamps, trolleys, roads, and much more.

Get subway, bus, and walking directions to New York addresses and attractions.

Interactive Subway Maps
A Java applet that will accept input of two stations on the NYC Subway and will graphically plot a route between them.

The JoeKorNer
by Joseph D. Korman. Joe's site features unique subway information regarding Train Destination Markers, Signals, and the various types of subway cars seen on the NYC Subway-- and a whole lot more than can be listed here.

Long Island Rail Road History Website
An unofficial site dealing with the history of the LIRR, its competitors, and its abandoned lines.

Kavanagh Transit Photos
A well organized site featuring its webmaster's photography of city transit from New York and around the world. More than 30 cities are represented.

Manhattan Cross-Street Finder
Give an avenue address and find out which cross street is closest.

New York City Subway Finder
Enter an address and this site will give you subway directions to any Manhattan street.

New York City Transit Forums
A blog and transit forum.

New York City Transit Radio Frequencies
by Clay Irving. Radio scanning frequencies for the subway, SIRT, and NYPD-Transit Division Police.

New York Metropolitan Transportation Council
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) is an association of governments and transportation providers, which serves as the metropolitan planning organization designated for New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley.

New York City Transit Scenes
by Saul Blumenthal. Saul's site features A Photographic History of the Stations of New York's First Subway Line.

New York Underground
National Geographic Magazine's February 1997 story on what's under the streets of New York City.

NJ, NY, & CT Railroad Page
by Pierce Haviland. Pierce's page features photos and other info about Metro North Railroad and others in the NYC metro area.

NYCtourist Subway Photo Tour
NYCTourist's photo tour of the New York subway, aimed at familiarizing tourists with the system.

A very interesting site takes you on "virtual tours" of hidden rights-of-way such as the West Side elevated railway, the Bay Ridge branch of the LIRR, the Rockaway Beach branch of the LIRR.

Railfanwindow.com - New York City Subway Photos
Lots and lots of subway photos.

"A site for the study and appreciation of electric rail transit." A new site with info about modeling and other aspects of rapid transit.

Regional Plan Association
Transit and quality of life improvement in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan area.

This new site is run by a nycsubway.org regular contributor and will feature various items about the NY subway and commuter railroads.

Straphangers Campaign
The Straphangers Campaign is an advocacy group working for safe, comfortable, reliable and affordable subways and buses. The group was a major player in the creation of the subway-bus transfer and unlimited-ride pass programs.

Enter a pair of addresses and this site will give you subway directions, in New York City, or several other cities like Chicago, San Francisco, and London.

Facts, figures, and photos of NYC Subway stations and rolling stock.

Subway Series
by Michael Rudolf. A guide to baseball's "subway series" match-ups between New York-area teams. Warning, lots of pop-up ads here!

TransiTalk Media Group
TransiTALK or TTMG is a web-based group dedicated to providing transportation hobbyist with the best possible on-line media entertainment.

Transit and Transportation Resources
by Daniel Convissor. Features NYC-region bicycling information, transportation policy, NYC governmental information, and more.

Transportation Alternatives
Transportation Alternatives is a NYC citizens group working for better bicycling, pedestrian access, and public transit. Includes Fiboro Bridges, a listing of bicycle and pedestrian friendly bridges in the NYC metro area.

Urban Transit Club
The club focuses on any and all aspects of Urban Transit, such as Subways, Buses, Trolleys, Trolley Buses, etc. Although the club by default focuses on Urban, Sub-Urban, and Inter-Urban subjects, many of our members have interests elsewhere such as mainline railroading, so there's something for everyone!

PATH Links

BUS Links

Hudson Tubes History & Tour Page
This site presents a short history and sightseeing tour of the H&M "Tubes" (PATH) system. Includes recent news, too.

Illustrations of Incidents in Tunnel Construction, H&M RR Co.
A 1909 souvenir program illustrating the construction of the H&M tubes.

Under Hoboken Terminal
A web site by Michael Steinberg, with information on car specs and the car naming program, as well as system stats

Ohio Museum of Transportation
A museum with a large bus collection.

Motor Bus Society
An organization and publication dedicated to the history of motor bus operations.

Subway Models

New York City Model El & Trolley
Many photos of an amazing O-scale elevated train and trolley layout. Some of the photos are so good you might think they are real! A must see. See also: http://www.flickr.com/photos/44268069@N00/sets.

Carmichael Products
P.O. Box 434, Kings Park, NY, 11768. Contact Mike Masino. Stocks a number of different models. Low-v's, Q-cars, painted Worlds Fair R33s.

Collectors Corner
Sells assembled and painted models from other manufacturers, including R11, R17, R21, and handmade models of R10, R14, R33.

Images Replicas
Features many subway-related products: BMT Standards, R1/9, R15, R17, R21, R26, R28, R29, (all in HO scale kits). Also, has dual-contracts-style "picket fence" subway entrances in HO scale.

Imperial Hobby Productions
Has the following products, among others: PATH PA 4, R11, SEPTA Kawasaki LRV cars, PCC cars, and more.

MTS Imports
A lot of transit items. IND R1/9, R33, R40, BMT Standard, many others.

Q Car Company
Specializes in O scale. R17 subway car and elevated cars from Manhattan and the BMT/BRT. Write for catalog ($5).

Subway Merchandise

Anchor Videos
Mail order video store with over 900 railroad and traction videos.

Friends of Terra Cotta
The Friends of Terra Cotta organization sells two posters of terra cotta subway tile designs, as well as other publications about New York City.

New York Transit Museum Store
The official store of the NY Transit Museum. Books, models, memoribilia, signs, subway car parts like handgrips, etc.

NYC Subway Line
Featuring a "line" of officially licensed T-shirts, baseball caps, and messenger bags.

NYC Subway Railfan Videos
Visit the Brooklyn elevateds, the 207th St. Shops, PATH Shops, and more on these homemade railfan videos from Mark Feinman.

NYC Web Store
Sells various MTA-themed items, like Christmas ornaments, cufflinks, t-shirts, keychains, etc.

Salaam Allah's Subway Videos
Features cab views of the #7, Q, E, A, J, L lines. The #7 line video in particular features day and night cab views of the entire Flushing line in both directions.

Subway Art Paintings By Rochelle Weber
Paintings based on subway station mosaics, signage, and tile.

World Exonumia
Dealer of transit tokens, with what appears to be a huge stock.

Xplorer Press
Transit book publisher, including well-known titles New York City Subway Cars, Subway Cars of the BMT, The Interborough Fleet.

Subway Software

BAHN is a MS-DOS software package that allows the design and simulation of rail systems. Many subway and transit layouts have been created.

Subway Interlocking Simulator (NXSYS)
This program by Bernard Greenberg includes two sample interlockings, demonstrating switching and signalling functions of the NYC Subway. An extensive helpfile documents and explains all NYC signalling features. Available or 32-Bit Microsoft Windows (i.e., Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP/NT4). Visit the site for more info and ZIP files for download.

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