TRANSIT FACILITIES IN EAST ST. LOUIS

CAR HOUSES/BUS GARAGES

Present and past.


The present Bi-State/Metro garage in Illinois is Illinois Garage, located at 47th St. and Summit Ave., in East St. Louis.

The Madison County Transit garage is located at 1 Transit Way, in Granite City.

The East St. Louis & Suburban Railway Co. car house was located on 20th St. south of State St. And the East St. Louis City Lines bus garage was located at 301 Summit Ave.

In Belleville, the Citizens Street Railway car house was located on Silver St. (now 11th St.), north of 1st St. (now Washington St.). A later car house owned by the East St. Louis & Suburban Railway Co. was located on Main St. north of Harris Pl. (now 30th St.). The bus garage owned by Belleville-St. Louis Coach Co. was located at 406 S. Main St.

In Alton, an earlier Alton Granite & St. Louis car house was located at the northeast corner of Piasa St. and 6th St. A newer car house was located on East Broadway, between Lampert St. and Main St. Both buildings still stand. The bus garage owned by Citizens Coach Co. was located at 711 Belle St. That building still stands.


TRANSIT FACILITY LOCATIONS

Links to locations of past and present transit facilities, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.