TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN OHIO

CLEVELAND AREA/HISTORIC INTERURBAN RAILWAYS

Interurban Railway Map


CLEVELAND SOUTHWESTERN & COLUMBUS RAILWAY

1892-1896 - Cleveland & Berea Street Railway Co.
1896-1897 - Cleveland & Berea & Elyria Electric Railroad Co.
1897-1900 - Cleveland Berea Elyria & Oberlin Railway Co.
1900-1902 - Cleveland Elyria & Western Railway Co.
1902-1907 - Cleveland & Southwestern Traction Co.
1907-1924 - Cleveland Southwestern & Columbus Railway Co.
1924-1931 - Cleveland Southwestern Railway & Light Co.

Interurban lines:
Cleveland-Elyria (constructed 1895, discontinued 1931)
Elyria-Oberlin (constructed 1897, discontinued 1931)
Elyria-Wellington (constructed 1899, discontinued 1931)
Elyria-Lorain (constructed 1900, discontinued 1931)
Oberlin-Norwalk (constructed 1902, discontinued 1924)
Cleveland-Medina (constructed 1897, discontinued 1931)
Medina-Wooster (constructed 1901, discontinued 1931)
Seville-Mansfield (constructed 1908, discontinued 1931)
Mansfield-Bucyrus (constructed 1902, discontinued 1931)


EASTERN OHIO TRACTION CO.

1897-1902 - Cleveland & Chagrin Falls Electric Railroad Co.
1902-1910 - Eastern Ohio Traction Co.
1910-1915 - Cleveland Youngstown & Eastern Railway Co.
1915-1925 - Cleveland & Chagrin Falls Railway Co.

Interurban lines:
Cleveland-Chagrin Falls (constructed 1897, discontinued 1925)
Chagrin Falls-Hiram (constructed 1902, discontinued 1914)
Hiram-Garrettsville (constructed 1903, discontinued 1914)

1899-1902 - Cleveland & Eastern Electric Railroad Co.
1902-1910 - Eastern Ohio Traction Co.
1910-1925 - Cleveland & Eastern Traction Co.

Interurban lines:
Cleveland-Middlefield/Chardon (constructed 1901, discontinued 1925)


Cleveland Transit

Some segments of these interurban railways, closer to Cleveland, evolved to bus routes still operating in Cleveland.


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