THE GS TRAM SITE

BOSTON

MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES

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1 June 1956


Boston streetcar Boston underground tunnel

Boston tram map - 1956

ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAP

Bw Bowdoin TSS Tremont Street subway


I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

Please note that the OSM map used as a template for this map corresponds to the situation at the time the map was downloaded and may show features that did not exist at the time the GS Tram Site is supposed to show. In particular, it may show bridges and highways that were built later.

DISCONTINUATION DATES OF STREETCAR TRACKS BETWEEN 1 JUNE 1956 AND 1985 (affected route designations in parantheses)


ROUTES

Operator: Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA)

STREETCAR ROUTES

28 Ashmont - Mattapan
39 Park St. Station - Tremont Street subway - Boylston St. subway - Huntington Av. - South St. - Arborway Station
43 North Station - Tremont Street subway - Columbus Av. – Egleston
57 North Station - Tremont Street subway - Boylston St. subway - Huntington Av. - Heath St. [On weekdays only]
61 Lechmere – North Station - Tremont Street subway - Boylston St. subway - Beacon St. - Cleveland Circle
62 Lechmere – North Station - Tremont Street subway - Boylston St. subway - Commonwealth Av. - Boston College
69 Park St. Station - Tremont Street subway - Boylston St. subway - Commonwealth Av. - Washington St. - Watertown Sq.
71 Harvard Stn. - Mt. Auburn St. - Watertown Sq.
73 Harvard Stn. - Mt. Auburn St. - Belmont St. - Waverley
82 Harvard Stn. - Massachusetts Av. - North Cambridge

SUBWAY ROUTES

  1 Harvard Station - Kendall - Park St. Station - South Stn. - Columbia - Ashmont
  2 Everett - Sullivan Sq. - North Station - Dover - Egleston - Forest Hills
  3 Bowdoin - Atlantic Av. - Airport Stn. (Logan Int. Airport) - Wonderland


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH



HISTORY

GAUGE


TRAM PRESERVATION

The Seashore Trolley Museum, in Kennebunkport (Maine), just NE of Boston, owns and operates historic Boston-area streetcars and subway vehicles, as well as many other vintage public transportation vehicles from around the world.


SOURCES

PRINT

WIKIS

WEB SITES

Also, thanks to Jean Liou in France and Russell Powers from Denver CO for information on the history of the Boston system.


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