List of streetcar lines in the Bronx

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The following streetcar lines once operated in the Bronx, New York City, New York, United States. Every line in the Bronx eventually came under control of the Third Avenue Railway.[1][2]

Name From To Major streets Abandoned Notes
A Westchester Avenue Line The Hub Westchester Square Westchester Avenue July 10, 1948 now the Bx4 (formerly Bx42) bus
B Bailey Avenue Line Kingsbridge Fordham Bailey Avenue and Fordham Road June 26, 1948 converted to the former Bx24 bus. Bx1 and Bx10 now covers all of Bailey Avenue
B Boston Road Line Mott Haven Morris Park 3rd Avenue, Boston Road, and Morris Park Avenue August 21, 1948 now the Bx21 (formerly Bx26) bus
C Bronx and Van Cortlandt Parks Crosstown Line Riverdale (city line) West Farms Square Broadway, Kingsbridge Road, Fordham Road, Southern Boulevard, 180th Street, and Boston Road January 24, 1948 now the Bx9 (formerly Bx20) bus
City Island Line Pelham Bay Park station on the Hell Gate Line City Island Orchard Beach Road and City Island Avenue August 8, 1919
D Dyre Avenue Line Eastchester Dyre Avenue June 28, 1938 remnant of the Fifth Avenue Line in Mount Vernon, Westchester County
Fordham and Woodlawn Line East Harlem, Manhattan Woodlawn 3rd Avenue, Fordham Road, Webster Avenue, and Gun Hill Road July 1, 1918
Jerome Avenue Line Washington Heights, Manhattan Woodlawn (city line) 155th Street and Jerome Avenue September 4, 1921
L St. Ann's Avenue Line Mott Haven Morrisania St. Ann's Avenue July 10, 1948 converted to the former Bx32 bus, discontinued in 1984.
M Morris Avenue Line Mott Haven Morrisania Lincoln Avenue and Morris Avenue January 1, 1941 now the Bx32 (formerly Bx25) bus
O Ogden Avenue Line Washington Heights, Manhattan Washington Heights, Manhattan 155th Street, Ogden Avenue, and 181st Street October 25, 1947 now the Bx13 (formerly Bx37) bus
P Pelham Bay Park Line Westchester Square Pelham Bay Park Westchester Avenue August 17, 1940 converted to the current Bx24 bus, which covers most of this route.
Randall Avenue Line unknown Hunts Point? Randall Avenue July 15, 1921
S Harlem Shuttle East Harlem, Manhattan Mott Haven 3rd Avenue August 5, 1941
S Sedgwick Avenue Line Morrisania East Tremont 161st Street, Sedgwick Avenue, Burnside Avenue, Tremont Avenue September 8, 1921 south of West Tremont Avenue (Morris Heights)
June 26, 1948 east of West Tremont Avenue
became the Bx49 Highbridge bus, but no longer a bus route
S Southern Boulevard Line Mott Haven Belmont Bruckner Boulevard and Southern Boulevard August 21, 1948 now the Bx19 (formerly Bx31) bus
T Tremont Avenue Line Morris Heights Throgs Neck Burnside Avenue and Tremont Avenue August 21, 1948 now the Bx40 and Bx42 buses
U University Avenue Line Washington Heights, Manhattan Kingsbridge 181st Street, University Avenue, and Kingsbridge Road October 25, 1947 now the Bx3 (formerly Bx38) bus
V Sound View Avenue Line Hunts Point Clasons Point Westchester Avenue and Sound View Avenue March 8, 1947 now the Bx27 bus
V Williamsbridge Line East Tremont Wakefield (city line) Tremont Avenue, Morris Park Avenue, and White Plains Road August 21, 1948 now the Bx39 (formerly Bx28) bus
W Webster and White Plains Avenues Line The Hub Wakefield (city line) Melrose Avenue, Webster Avenue, Gun Hill Road, and White Plains Road June 26, 1948 now the Bx41 bus
W Willis Avenue Line West 130th Street Ferry, Manhattan Woodlawn (city line) 125th Street, Willis Avenue, Third Avenue, Fordham Road, Webster Avenue August 18, 1935 north of Fordham Road
August 5, 1941 south of Fordham Road
now the Bx15 (formerly Bx29) bus
X 138th Street Crosstown Line Harlem, Manhattan Port Morris 135th Street, Madison Avenue, and 138th Street July 10, 1948 now the Bx33 bus
X 149th Street Crosstown Line Harlem, Manhattan Hunts Point 145th Street and 149th Street August 16, 1947 now the Bx19 (formerly Bx30) bus
X 163rd Street Crosstown Line Washington Heights, Manhattan Hunts Point 155th Street, 161st Street, 163rd Street, and Hunts Point Avenue June 26, 1948 now the Bx6 (formerly Bx34) bus
X 167th Street Crosstown Line Washington Heights, Manhattan Hunts Point 181st Street, 167th Street, 168th Street, and 169th Street July 10, 1948 now the Bx35 bus
X 207th Street Crosstown Line Inwood, Manhattan Belmont 207th Street and Fordham Road January 24, 1948 formerly Bx19, but now part of the Bx12 bus
Z 180th Street Crosstown Line Washington Heights, Manhattan Unionport 181st Street, University Avenue, Tremont Avenue, Webster Avenue, 180th Street, Boston Road, and 177th Street October 25, 1947 now the Bx36 bus

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ballard, C: "Metropolitan New York's Third Avenue Railway System", Arcadia Publishing, 2005
  2. ^ Third Avenue Railway System Map; 1922 (WorldNYCSubway.org)