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March of Dimes Excursion Train Routes: Saturday, July 24, and Sunday, July 25 (743541)

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Posted by djf179 on Fri Jul 23 09:33:04 2004

Saturday, July 24

Train leaves 207th Street Yard no later than 9:15 a.m. for the 72nd Street spur. At approximately 10:30 a.m. the excursion train will proceed to 59th Street/Columbus Circle, Track A-3, and take on passengers.

At 10:40 a.m. the excursion train will leave 59th Street/Columbus Circle and operate via the 6th Avenue D and F lines to Broadway-Lafayette, where it will cross to and operate via Track BJ-1 to Essex Street.

The excursion train will then operate via the J line from Essex Street to Marcy Avenue, where it will cross to and operate via the express track (J-3/4) to Broadway Junction.

From Broadway Junction the excursion train will proceed via the J line to 111th Street Station. The excursion train will relay north of 111th Street Station to return southbound.

The excursion train will make up to four round trips between 111th Street and Marcy Avenue, using the express track between Broadway Junction and Marcy Avenue.

Upon completion of last trip, the excursion train will return to 59th Street/Columbus Circle and end. Train lays-up at 207th Street Yard.

(Sorry, Newkirk Plaza Dave, no lunch stops are indicated. However, instructions to the Station Department are to allow guests through the fare control areas at 59th Street/Columbus Circle, Essex Street, and Alabama Avenue for lunch and rest stops.)

Sunday, July 25

Train leaves 207th Street Yard no later than 9:15 a.m. for the 72nd Street spur. At approximately 10:30 a.m. the excursion train will proceed to 59th Street/Columbus Circle, Track A-3, and take on passengers.

At 10:40 a.m. the excursion train will leave 59th Street/Columbus Circle and operate via the 6th Avenue D line over the Manhattan Bridge, then via the Q Brighton line via the express track from Prospect Park to Ocean Parkway Station.

From Ocean Parkway Station the excursion train will proceed to Stillwell Avenue and lunch. Train lays-up in Coney Island Yard..

After lunch, the excursion train will leave Stillwell Avenue and operate via the F line to Kings Highway. The excursion train will make up to three round trips, operating via Track B-3/4 from Kings Highway to north of 18th Avenue.

From Kings Highway the excursion train will operate through Coney Island Yard loop, the proceed via the N Sea Beach line and the D line to 59th Street/Columbus Circle, and end.

Train lays-up to 207th Street Yard.


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