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June 2019

26th Annual Bus Festival

Sunday, June 9 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join us on Sunday, June 9th for our 26th annual Bus Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park! See and step aboard buses from our vintage fleet, representing more than 80 years of New York City surface transit history. Enjoy special activities and photo ops, meet some of the bus drivers who help keep our city moving, and take in the view of the Manhattan skyline from Bridge Plaza underneath the Brooklyn Bridge at 11 Water Street! 

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July 2019

Beach Bound: Coney Island

Saturday, July 20 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$50 / $35 Museum Members

Join us on our ever-popular, boardwalk-bound Coney Island Nostalgia Train! Ride our 1910s BMT B-Type Standards and 1920s BMT D-Type Triplex cars (or IND R1-9 cars) for a two-hour jaunt to Coney Island. Once we arrive at our seaside destination, brave the rides at Luna Park, check out the action on the legendary Boardwalk, or nosh on one of Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs.

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August 2019

Nostalgia Ride: Remembering the Myrtle Avenue Elevated

Sunday, August 18 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
NY United States
$50 / $35 Museum Members

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Myrtle Avenue Elevated (El), we will venture along the El’s route, the current M and J lines. A major commuter train constructed to connect the residents of Ridgewood and surrounding communities to the business hubs of Downtown Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan, the Myrtle Avenue Elevated played an important role in accelerating the transition of the surrounding neighborhood from rural to urban life.  Our R1-9 cars and BU Gate cars will depart from Delancey/Essex Street in Manhattan, and will travel as far as 111th Street with a stop along the way for lunch on your own, and will return to Delancey/Essex street at 5 pm.

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