. The Street railway journal . FIG. 15.—VIEW IN TUNNEL PORTE MAILLOT—VINCENNES LINE FIG. 19.—ENTRANCE TO BASTILLE STATION steps open to the sky, and the traveler is confronted witha notice requesting him before purchasing a ticket to getchange at the bookstall, the agent being obliged to givehis services in that regard free of charge. The tickets areof the ordinary size, made of pasteboard. Return ticketsare issued for second-class only and are not available onthe outward half after 9 a. m. The cost for single ticketsis 5 cents a trip first class, 3 cents a trip second-class, and4 cents return

. The Street railway journal . FIG. 15.—VIEW IN TUNNEL PORTE MAILLOT—VINCENNES LINE FIG. 19.—ENTRANCE TO BASTILLE STATION steps open to the sky, and the traveler is confronted witha notice requesting him before purchasing a ticket to getchange at the bookstall, the agent being obliged to givehis services in that regard free of charge. The tickets areof the ordinary size, made of pasteboard. Return ticketsare issued for second-class only and are not available onthe outward half after 9 a. m. The cost for single ticketsis 5 cents a trip first class, 3 cents a trip second-class, and4 cents return Stock Photo
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. The Street railway journal . FIG. 15.—VIEW IN TUNNEL PORTE MAILLOT—VINCENNES LINE FIG. 19.—ENTRANCE TO BASTILLE STATION steps open to the sky, and the traveler is confronted witha notice requesting him before purchasing a ticket to getchange at the bookstall, the agent being obliged to givehis services in that regard free of charge. The tickets areof the ordinary size, made of pasteboard. Return ticketsare issued for second-class only and are not available onthe outward half after 9 a. m. The cost for single ticketsis 5 cents a trip first class, 3 cents a trip second-class, and4 cents return second class. The company operating theroad under lease from the city (who builds it) does notappropriate all of this amount taken in, however, small asthe fares are, but, in order to cover the interest on the citydebt and other obligations, the company is required to. FIG. 16.—TRAIN IN HOTEL DE VILLE STATION pay 1 cent on every 3-cent or 4-cent fare and 2 cents onevery 5-cent fare received, as well as a tax on the numberof passengers carried beyond a total of 140, 000, 000 in oneyear. A view down the tunnel from this station (Fig. 15) showswell the general construction. For the track Vignole T- in a cast iron chair supported on two iron pins fitted to aniron base insulated by wood and protected by overhangingflanges on the chair. The Hotel de Ville station is one of the most important, being situated within the busiest portion of the city. Fig.16 shows a train in this station and on the platform some ofthe railway companys engineers. The ordinary train iscomposed of one motor car and two trailers, but threetrailers are used when the traffic becomes heavy. Thecars, to which reference will be made later, are first andsecond-class, and combination first and second; all themotor cars are second-class. The trains are run at inter-vals of a few minutes, a

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