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Old 05-21-2019, 09:18 PM
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Default Philadelphia trolley or bus token good for one fare

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Very good question. In many cities tokens were still in use when when the transit companies were switching out rail cars for buses.

I'd say your token is probably for a trolley/electric street/rail car and pre-1940. That's based on the info I found line stating the PRT (Philadelphia Rapid Transit) dissolved in 1940 and became the PTC, which issued a different fare token.

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Old 05-23-2019, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by ToySoldier View post
Very good question. In many cities tokens were still in use when when the transit companies were switching out rail cars for buses.

I'd say your token is probably for a trolley/electric street/rail car and pre-1940. That's based on the info I found line stating the PRT (Philadelphia Rapid Transit) dissolved in 1940 and became the PTC, which issued a different fare token.
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