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Title Ticket blank: Erie Railroad Co.,1-way coach ticket between [blank] & Hoboken. N.d., ca. 1956-1960.
Object Name Ticket, Transportation
Catalog Number 2012.001.0188
Collection Hoboken Railroad Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Railroad ticket blank: Erie Railroad Company, one-way coach ticket: [blank] & Hoboken. No date, would have been in use from 1956-1960.

Blue paper, two-part, 2-1/4" high x 5-1/4" wide. Serial number 23005; Form BL-C. Reverse is blank.
(note: second example of same on file, serial no. 23013)
No entries, validation stamps or punches.

The Erie Railroad began to operate several suburban and other passenger routes to and from Hoboken starting in 1956 while still maintaining selected routes to its Jersey City terminal. The combining of service at Lackawanna Terminal in Hoboken with the Delaware, Lackwanna & Western Railroad took place over four years starting in 1956 and culminated in the formal merger of the two railroads in October 1960 as the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad.

It would have been valid on Pullman service for an additional charge.
Date 1956-1960
Year Range from 1956
Year Range to 1960
Search Terms Erie Railroad
Erie Lackawanna
Lackawanna Terminal
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Caption blank two-piece one-way coach ticket [blank] & Hoboken
Imagefile 174\20120010188.TIF
Classification Transportation
Business & Commerce