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

Art Crimes/graffiti.org
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.

Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Federal Transit Administration
Transit-related statistics and documents from the U.S. Federal government agencies.

Connecticut Commuter Rail 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
Long lived important site offering tours of forgotten relics of a New York City of long ago, including evidence of old ads, streetlamps, trolleys, roads, and much more.

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 Transit Forums
A blog and transit forum.

New York City Transit Radio Frequencies
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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Bus Transportation Sites

Ohio Museum of Transportation - Bus Production Lists
Bus manufacture rosters.

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

Subway and Transit Modeling

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.

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

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

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

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.

Subway Software

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

NXSYS, Signalling and Interlocking Simulator
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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