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The NY Central Putnam Division Freight House At Lake Mahopac

Thank you to New York Central fan John Ruth for a great bit of Putnam Division history.

The Lake Mahopac Freight House, which was served by the Putnam Division and the Lake Mahopac Branch, has been repurposed as a Café. 255 more words

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Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Fall time is the perfect time to take a ride on the Essex Steam Train.

The Essex Steam Train commenced operation in 1971 with only one steam engine and three coaches. 62 more words

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NY City Suburban Area Realtors: THIS IS FOR YOU

Buyers LOVE the suburbs, but only when the commute is good to great!

Enter the “MAYBROOK LINE”. Years ago it was THE major freight railroad into New England. 233 more words

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Projjal Dutta – Director, Sustainability Initiatives, NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Projjal Dutta

Director, Sustainability Initiatives

NY Metropolitan Transportation Authority

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/projjal-dutta-13891012/

Twitter: @projjal

Website: http://www.mtahq.info/sustainability

Company Twitter: @MTA

Please tell us your job responsibilities and day-to-day activities. 668 more words

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FreakyFlier Travel Hacks - The Quick (and Cheap) Way From Bangkok Airport To Bangkok City.

Bangkok traffic can be horrendous during peak hour with it taking up to almost 2 hours to drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the city centre. I discovered the quickest and the cheapest way was the Airport Link, taking around 40 minutes at a cost of 45 Baht – yes thats just over $1.70 Aussie bucks – and by taking the train, you’re being environmentally friendly. 227 more words

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Delays into NYC after empty train derails in Penn Station

NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters heading into New York City are facing delays after an empty commuter train derailed inside Penn Station.

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New York’s Oldest Subway Cars, Beautiful Symbols of a Sad Decline

In 1964, the New York City Transit Authority introduced the shiny, stainless-steel R32 subway car. “There was a very special inaugural trip that took place on today’s Metro-North line into Grand Central Terminal, welcoming the trains into New York,” James Giovan, an educator at the New York Transit Museum, told me recently. 1,021 more words

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