Grand Street and Newtown Railroad

The Grand Street and Newtown Railroad was a street railway company in the U.S. state of New York. The company operated two lines - the Grand Street Line from Williamsburg to Elmhurst and the Meeker Avenue Line from Williamsburg to West Maspeth.[1]

The company was chartered in 1859. The Brooklyn City Rail Road leased it on May 1, 1890.[2][3]


  1. ^ Brooklyn Daily Eagle, One More Line - To Be Added to the City Railroad's List, April 7, 1890, page 6
  2. ^ Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Ratified the Lease, April 28, 1890, page 6
  3. ^ Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Takes Possession of the New Lines, May 1, 1890, page 6