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TDI Commuter Schedules

December 1st, 2000

Transportation Displays Incorporated (TDI) provided the New Haven with commuter schedules during the last few decades of the railroad's existance. The TDI schedules were filled with paid advertising, which turned the schedules into a modest profit center for the railroad. All schedules from the collection of Marc Frattasio .

1930s TDI ScheduleThe New Haven's relationship with TDI began during the mid to late 1930s. This Stoughton Branch commuter schedule dates from 1939.

TDI schedules of the 1940s featured a smaller and slightly different version of the 'script' monogram than the 1930s schedules. This Brockton commuter schedule dates from 1947.1940s TDI Schedule

1950s TDI ScheduleTDI schedules of the early to mid 1950s featured a 'script' monogram contained within a trapezoidal panel. New TDI schedules were typically published at the beginning of each month. This Franklin Branch schedule dates from 1954.

TDI schedules published after 1955 featured the McGinnis "NH" logo. This Quincy commuter schedule dates from 1959. TDI still exists today and continues to publish schedules for the commuter lines operating out of Grand Central Terminal.TDI Schedule with NH Logo


November 2000: To Florida on the New Haven Railroad!

October 2000: Local Schedules

September 2000: Train Service Cancellation Posters

August 2000: The New Haven Railroad Rail Charge Card

July 2000: Beverage Service!

June 2000: The Boat Race Trains

May 2000: Timetable Change Posters

April 2000: New Haven Railroad Station Signs

March 2000: The Key to New England

February 2000: Route 128 Station

January 2000: New Haven Railroad Cigarette Lighters

December 1999: The Dan'l Webster

November 1999: Postwar Travel Posters

October 1999: Modern Dining Car China

September 1999: New Haven Railroad Dining Car Service Pins

August 1999: New Haven Railroad Lapel Pins

July 1999: The 1939 New York World's Fair -- 60th Anniversary

June 1999: On-Train Ashtrays

April 1999: Matchbooks

March 1999: Pilgrim Tours

February 1999: Special Trains of the 1950s and 1960s

January 1999: Ticket Envelopes

December 1998: Holiday Advertising Material

November 1998: New York City Travel Advertising Material

October 1998: Boston Travel Advertising Material

September 1998: The Hurricane of 1938 -- 60th Anniversary

July 1998: The New Haven Goes Back to Cape Cod

June 1998: The 1964/1965 New York World's Fair

May 1998: Official Gifts of the McGinnis Era

April 1998: System Timetables

March 1998: Pre-War Advertising Brochures

February 1998: New Haven Railroad Freight Service Advertising from the 1950s and 1960s

January 1998: The Snow Trains

December 1997: Hotel Montclair Advertisement ca. 1939

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