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Operator MTA-SIR
System Type Heavy Rail
Year Opened 1860
# of Lines 1
# of Cars
Gauge Std
Stations 23
Power 3rd Rail
Fare Media Token/ Farecard
Data Date 2006
1st Visit 1988
Last Visit 12/2017
% Rode 100%

New York Region Transit > New York City
Staten Island Railway

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The SIR, also known as Staten Island Rapid Transit (SIRT) is a passenger and common carrier line on Staten Island. The Staten Island Line uses NY Subway R-44 class cars modified to meet FRA regulation. This commuter line connects The Ferry Terminal at St. George with Tottenville to the south. The line to the west is freight only with little or no traffic.

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