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Where was the original home of Subway?

Asked by nargis bhambi, 21 Sep '08 12:51 am
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An underground transit system in New York City was first built by Alfred Ely Beach in 1869. His Beach Pneumatic Transit only extended 312 feet (95 m) under Broadway and exhibited his idea for a subway. The tunnel was never extended, although extensions had been planned to take the tunnel southward to The Battery and northwards towards the Harlem River. It was demolished when the BMT Broadway Line was built in the 1910s. The first underground line of the subway opened on October 27, 1904, almost 35 years after the opening of the first elevated line in New York City, which became the IRT Ninth Avenue Line. The oldest structure still in use today opened in 1885 as part of the Lexington Avenue Line, and is now part of the BMT Jamaica Line in Brooklyn. The oldest right-of-way, that of the BMT West End Line, was in use in 1863 as a steam railroad called the Brooklyn, Bath and Coney Island Rail Road. The Staten Island Railway, which opened in 1860, currently utilizes R44 subway cars, but it ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 21 Sep '08 05:07 am

 
  
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The original home Station of Original Subway is former Crown Jewel of IRT which is closed now.
Answered by madhusudan dharampuriya, 21 Sep '08 01:04 am

 
  
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Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 21 Sep '08 01:02 am

 
  
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New York city.......
Answered by minati vishwakarma, 21 Sep '08 01:02 am

 
  
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New York City
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 21 Sep '08 12:56 am

 
  
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Mummy kasam.. mere ko nahi maloom...
Answered by Vivek Gupta, 21 Sep '08 12:56 am

 
  
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An underground transit system in New York City was first built by Alfred Ely Beach in 1869. His Beach Pneumatic Transit only extended 312 feet (95 meters) under Broadway and exhibited his idea for a subway. The tunnel was never extended, and was demolished when the BMT Broadway Line was built in the 1910s.
Answered by BIG GUN, 21 Sep '08 12:56 am

 
  
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London
Answered by spiritx, 21 Sep '08 12:55 am

 
  
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