ROCKFORD TRANSIT


ROCKFORD TRANSIT INFORMATION

In 1970, the Rockford Mass Transit District became responsible for all transit lines in the Rockford area. The last streetcars ran in 1936.


ROCKFORD TRANSIT HISTORY

In 1881, the Rockford Street Railroad Co. introduced horse car service in Rockford. For many years, the transit system would be operated by Rockford City Traction Co.


STREETCAR MAP

Map showing streetcar system at its peak.


CLASSIC BUS ROSTER

Buses acquired by Rockford Mass Transit District.


ROCKFORD TRANSIT FACILITIES

The various carhouses in the Rockford area were eventually replaced with a single modern bus garage.


Some information for this page is from The Central Electric Railfans' Association (CERA) Bulletin 99, "The Smaller Electric Railways of Illinois".


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