All New for 2024: GRAND CENTRAL MADISON! Along with this new terminal, the LIRR's Atlantic Avenue Terminal was also added, along with historical track maps of the long-gone IRT 147th St. Yard in Manhattan,
a detailed look at the pre-1959 layout of the DeKalb Avenue and Gold
Street interlockings in Brooklyn, the built-but-never-used ramps from
Chambers Street to the Brooklyn Bridge, the 1920s-era BRT and LIRR spurs
to the Sheepshead Bay racetrack, and a few proposed-but-never-build extensions to various IND Lines.
In addition to these
six new pages you'll find hundreds of historical notes and details of
interlockings as they existed in years past, as well as opening and
closing dates of various facilities and tracks. And for the first time, a
more comprehensive look at chaining lines has been presented, with
graphical depictions of when lines begin and end, and how lines are tied
to zero points.
As always, the book
depicts every track (with track numbers), every yard, every station, and
many diverging route home signals. The book also encompasses the latest
capital improvements, signal changes and track/signal renewal projects,
including the newly-reopened 42nd St. Shuttle reconfiguration. As with
past editions, Grand Central, the Park Avenue tunnels, Penn Station,
PATH, and the Staten Island Railway track maps are also included.
Current fleet data and train service requirements have also been