Image from page 806 of "The street railway review" (1891)
Title: The street railway review
Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co
Contributing Library: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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TLN.NEI, UNDER HLIJSO.V RIVER. north on the Manhattan side to a point near 33rd St. and SixthAve., where connection will also be made with the New YorkSubway, and with the tunnel of the Pennsylvania R. R. The importance of this new tunnel under the Hudson River canhardly be overestimated. Within a radius of 25 miles from theJersey terminal there is a resident population of more than amillion and a half nf iicnidp to all of whom New York is the busl-
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KA«T HIDE Of TWI> LUCK l.> >UHTI1 TUNSKL. nnw and Rocial Mecca. More than 300,000 people crosH th<r Hud-Mon Riv»T dally In ferry boats. The new tunnel will permitthroUKh electric, railway Hervlce from Newark. Montilair. theOranKeii. Hackenfuu-k. Knglewood, Iatemon, Passaic. Hayonne.Jersey Cily and Holioken. directly Into Manhattan withoutchaoKe of cars, ll Is bellevrMi the cflrrylnR capacity of this newmeans of communication will lie taxed to ils utmost from the clayday It Is op. ned for reRular lraffl<-. The tunnel just completed is one of two that are beiui; built bythe New York & New Jersey Railroad Co., for the purpose ofcreating physical connections between the network of electricrailway lines in New Jersey, and the surface and subway lines ofManhattan. The tunnel now completed is the northerly one. Thesouth tunnel parallels this a short distance to the south. About2.000 ft. of the south tunnel is now completed and work is pro-gressing at the rate of 42 ft. p
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