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When Various Companies Owned the Subway Lines, How Did Riders Transfer Between Them?

 Though there were a few free transfers at certain points, riders often had to pay another fare, usually five cents, to transfer to a different line. All subway lines were consolidated into one agency by 1940, but some transfer points were not free until the 1980s. Transfers between buses and trains were not free until the Metrocard.

Creative: Tronvig Group