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Timetables from the Raritan River Railroad 1912-1941
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  Timetable Number Year Supplement Type/Size Trains     Passenger Passenger    
            1st class 2nd class 3rd class Round Trips cars notes Supplement details
 
No. 71 3/18/1912   medium 8 2     7    
 
No. 72 11/18/1912   medium 8   2   7    
 
No. 73 6/2/1913   medium 8   2   6    
  No.                      
  No.                      
 
No. 76 7/19/1915   medium 8 2     22    
 
No. 77 9/20/1915   medium 8 3   4 22    
                         
  No. 83 3/19/1917 west   Large 33     11 + 6 23 There were twenty-two 1st class weekly passenger trains and twelve trains on Sunday  
      3/19/1917 east                  
    84                    
  No. 85 6/24/1918   connections 35     11 + 7 21 Seems like this was the busiest period on the RRRR as per the timetables.With 11 daily round trip trains and seven round trip Sunday trains, its was said that they moved 9000 passengers per day.With 22 daily trains, that would avaerage 400 people per train!With roughly 80 people per car, thats an average passenger train of 5 cars.  
                         
                         
 
No. 86 3/16/1919 east   Large 24     8 + 4   There were sixteen 1st class weekday trains, and eight 1st class Sunday only trains.Train No.9 noted to not carry passengers.  
      3/16/1919 west                  
 
    Supplement 4/6/1919   16     8   Supplement cancelled all eight 1st class Sunday only trains.This would leave 16 daily trains, 8 westward and 8 return. Supplement No.1 to Timetable No.86 Effective 12:01 A.M. Sunday, April 6th, 1919, Trains No. 41,42,43,44,45,46,47, and 48 are discontinued until further notice.
 
    Supplement 10/13/1919             Supplement changed the schedule of trains no.21 and 22 to allow it to continue past its final stop at South River and instead stop at Milltown, thenhead back to East. Supplement No.2 to Timetable No.86 Effective Monday, October 13th, 1919, trains no.21 and 22 will run on the following schedules.See link for changes
  No. 87 n/a Spring 1920               With No.86 and its 2nd Supplement in Oct. 1919, I believe that there was no fall 1919 Timetable, and instead it jumped No.87 to Spring 1920.  
  No. 88 n/a Fall 1920                  
  No. 89 4/25/1921     15     7 16 There were thirteen Daily Except Sunday Trains, one Daily Except Saturday and Sunday, and one odd Saturday only train.††  
      4/25/1921                  
 
No. 89x 7/1/1921 X? connections 15     7   This Timetable is unnumbered and shows four connecting CNJ trains from New York City to South Amboy and seven connecting CNJ trains from South Amboy to New York.I believe it was for use on connecting lines.  
  No. 90 9/26/1921   connections 15     7   This Timetable is unnumbered and shows four connecting CNJ trains from New York City to South Amboy and seven connecting CNJ trains from South Amboy to New York.I believe it was for use on connecting lines.  
 
No. 90s 4/17/1922 supplement? connections 13     6 15    
  No. 91 5/1/1922   connections 13     6      
  No. 92 9/25/1922   connections 13     6      
  No. 93 11/6/1922   connections 11     5      
 
No. 94 4/30/1923   connections 11     5      
  No. 95 7/30/1923 X? connections 10     5 14    
  No. 96 10/1/1923   connections 10     5      
  No. 97 4/28/1924   connections 9     4      
  No. 98 9/29/1924   connections 9     4 13    
  No. 99 4/27/1925 west   Large 9         First mention of Automatic Block Signals.  
      4/27/1925 east   Large              
  No. 99 4/27/1925   connections 9     4 12    
  No. 100 9/28/1925 west   Large 9         Three of the nine 1st class trains don't run on Saturday, and one 1st class train is actually a Saturday only run.††  
      9/28/1925 east   Large              
  No. 100 9/28/1925   connections 9     4      
 
No. 101 4/26/1926 west   Large 8   1   11 Three of the eight 1st class trains don't run on Saturday, and one 1st class train is actually a Saturday only run.††  
      4/26/1926 east   Large              
  No. 101 4/26/1926   connections 8     3      
  No. 102 9/27/1926 west   Large 8   3        
      9/27/1926 east   Large              
  No. 102 9/27/1926   connections 8     3      
  No. 103 4/25/1927   connections 7     3 10    
  No. 104 9/26/1927   connections 7     3      
 
No. 105 4/30/1928   connections 7     3 9    
  No. 106 10/1/1928 west   Large 6   6     There were three Daily Except Sunday 1st class trains, two Daily Except Saturday and Sunday 1st class trains, and the odd Saturday Only train.This seems to be the turning point, as there were an equal amount of 3rd class freight only trains as compared to the passenger only class 1 trains.  
      10/1/1928 east   large              
 
No. 106 10/1/1928   connections 6     2      
 
No. 107 4/29/1929   connections 6     2      
 
No. 108 11/25/1929 west   small 4     2 round trips   The small pocket size Time Tables only listedthe passenger trains.(1st Class)††  
      11/25/1929 east                  
 
No. 109 4/28/1930 west   medium 4   6   8    
      4/28/1930 east                  
  No. 109 4/28/1930 west   small 4     2 roundtrips   There were only two of the four trains that ran on Saturdays  
      4/28/1930 east                  
 
No. 110 9/29/1930   medium 4   6     supplement cancelled three of the 3rd class trains, also express trains were cut back from 4 to only 2  
      9/29/1930                  
 
    Supplement 12/1/1930   4   3       Supplement No. 1 Effective 12:01 A.M. Decmeber 1, 1930Nos. 5,6 and 13 are discontinued.
  No. 110 9/29/1930 west   small 4            
      9/29/1930 east                  
 
No. 111 4/27/1931 west   medium 4   3        
      4/27/1931 east                  
  No. 112 9/28/1931 west   medium 4   3   7    
      9/28/1931 east                  
  No. 112 9/28/1931 west   small 4            
      9/28/1931 east                  
  No. 113 4/25/1932 west   medium 4   5   6    
      4/25/1932 east                  
  No. 113 4/25/1932 west   small 4            
      4/25/1932 east                  
  No. 114 9/26/1932 west   medium 4   5        
      9/26/1932 east                  
 
No. 115 5/1/1933 west   medium 4   7   5    
      5/1/1933 east                  
  No. 116 9/25/1933 west   medium 4   7 1 round trip 4 There is a printed note in the timetable that 1st class eastward train no.8 will not carry passengers after Sept. 29, 1933.This implies that there would be only three 1st class trains moving passengers at this time.But that implies that there would only be 1 round trip train, the morning run from SA (6.45AM) to NB (7.24 AM), and then leave NB (7.35 AM) back to SA (8.03 AM).The afternoon run (train no.7) from SA (4.36 PM) to NB (5.11 PM) doesn't come back with any passengers (train no.8).  
      9/25/1933 east                  
  No. 119 4/29/1935 west   medium 4   5 1 round trip 3 There are only three 1st class trains moving passengers at this time.  
      4/29/1935 east                  
  No. 120 9/30/1935 west   medium 4   5 1 round trip   There are only three 1st class trains moving passengers at this time.  
      9/30/1935 east                  
  No. 121 4/27/1936 west   medium 4   5 1 round trip 2 There are only three 1st class trains moving passengers at this time.  
      4/27/1936 east                  
  No. 122 9/28/1936 west   medium 3 1 5 1 round trip   There is a printed note that 1st class westward train no.7 will not carry passengers.Train no.8 has been moved to 2nd class.This implies that there would be only two 1st class trains moving passengers at this time, one westward, and then return eastward.  
      9/28/1936 east                  
 
No. 122 9/28/1936 west   small 2         For all purposes, it should be noted that there is one passenger train per day, one West, and one returning East.  
      9/28/1936 east                  
  No. 123 4/26/1937 west   medium 2 2 4   2    
      4/26/1937 east                  
  No. 123 4/26/1937 west   small 2            
      4/26/1937 east                  
 
No. 124 9/27/1937 west   medium 2 2 4   1 Oddly, there is no mention of which trains would carry Express.(Could it have been canceled already?)  
      9/27/1937 east                  
 
    Supplement 4/18/1938             4/18/1938 supplement cancelled all 1st class and 2nd class passenger trains, leaving only four 3rd class freight trains.Officially, all passenger service on the RRRR was now cancelled.Oddly, train No 9 (3rd class) was only annulled Stevens Ave to Bergen Hill, it still went from Bergen Hill to Parlin!I wonder if some company official still needed a short ride? Raritan River Rail Road Co.Supplement No.1 to Timetable No.124In Effect 12:01 A.M. Monday, April 18,1938Train Nos 1,2,7&8 are annulled.Train No.9 is annulled Stevens Ave to Bergen Hill.T. Filskov H. Filskov
 
No. 124 9/27/1937 west   small 2            
      9/27/1937 east                  
  No. 125 4/25/1938 west   medium     5     Unknown to most, the RRRR continued to run scheduled 3rd class trains into 1941.  
      4/25/1938 east                  
  No. 126 9/26/1938 west   medium     5        
      9/26/1938 east                  
  No. 127 4/30/1939 west   medium     5        
      4/30/1939 east                  
 
No. 128 9/25/1939 west   medium     5        
      9/25/1939 east                  
  No. 130 9/30/1940 west   medium     5        
      9/30/1940 east                  
  No. 131 4/27/1941 west   medium     4        
      4/27/1941 east                  
 
No. 132 9/28/1941 west   medium     4        
      9/28/1941 east                  
                         
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