Blissville Yard

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Re: Blissville Yard

Postby DogBert » Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:45 am

Explains why the two cutoff tracks are now being used as yard tracks right up to the old Cabin M signal.
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Re: Blissville Yard

Postby DaveBarraza » Sat Sep 19, 2015 10:56 pm

freightguy wrote:Don't take this to the bank, but I heard NYA has control of the territory from around 100' east of Borden Ave. I like the pictures you guys put up. I've yet to check out the new area down there yet.

It's ashame Allied Extruders is gone. That was an LIRR top ten. Same was probably true during the NYAR tenure. It will be interesting to see what else may potentially come online down that way. If Fresh Direct ever moves to the Bronx that building would probably good for another rail served food distributor.


Look for a new "BEGIN NYAR SECONDARY" sign west of Wheelspur and that might tell the story. It used to be located by Allied Extruders just east of Bliss as of about six months ago.
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Re: Blissville Yard

Postby YamaOfParadise » Thu Oct 15, 2015 12:46 pm

Interesting map from the NY&A's service discontinuance filing:

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The LIRR has their exemption petition here with the original map (which is too large to embed here, hard to crop, and unreadable if resized to 800px width).

(Crossposted from Montauk Cut-off thread, which it was more relevant to.)
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Re: Blissville Yard

Postby Teutobergerwald » Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:44 pm

Daily switch yet, Mon-Fri, or as needed ????
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Re: Blissville Yard

Postby DogBert » Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:48 am

At least 5 days a week, haven't seen the WM mini-train on the move yet, but NY&A drops & pulls cars all the time. (they seem to come after 9pm for the outbound cars).
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