Discussion relating to the past and present operations of the NYC Subway, PATH, and Staten Island Railway (SIRT).

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  by andre
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It appears no serious attempt was ever made to divert passenger traffic from Jersey City. At one time in 1900 passenger service was installed from Plainfield, N.J., over the Arthur Kill Bridge, but after a three-year trial the service was abandoned as unprofitable.