Greenpoint Line

The Greenpoint Line was a streetcar line in Brooklyn, New York City, United States. When it stopped operating in 1942, it was not replaced by a bus route.


The line was opened by the Brooklyn City Railroad in October 1854 to Bushwick Creek.[1] The line ceased operations on August 17, 1942. Parallel service was provided by the Crosstown Line, now the B62 bus route.[2]


  1. ^ John Homer French, Gazetteer of the State of New York, 1860, pages 66 and 67
  2. ^ "Greenpoint Line To Hault: Service Will Be Discontinued by Trolley on Aug. 17" (PDF). The New York Times. August 12, 1942. Retrieved 21 October 2016.