"Main Street Trolley Service" Trolley Tip by Toughluck

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It's a trolley. Early form of a Subway or Metro. Runs on the street stopping at set locations to pickup and drop-off passengers. It does has limited reach. It runs from South Memphis (Central Station) north for about 2 miles on Main Street. Some of the trolleys, loop around at the north end, and come south along the river, providing access to riverfront locations. Main Street has two-directions for the trolley's, north to south and south to north. It's one-way on the riverfront, north to south, so you'll have to do complete circles to get to and from a Main Street location using the Riverfront trolley.

Districts served include Pinch District, Memphis Cook Convention Center, Beale Street, Orpheum Theater and National Civil Rights Museum. There is a branch going out to the medical district (2010)

Main Street Trolley - GE Paterson (South Main Historic District) - 6 blocks -> Downtown (Beale St - Madison) 5 blocks -> Government Center (Court - Winchester) - 9 blocks -> Pinch Historic District - 4 blocks.

Riverfront Trolley - Willis (Pinch Hist Dist) 7 blocks to Mud Island Monorail - 3 blocks to Riverboats - 12 blocks to Central Station. Then the trolley follows Main Street back to the north end.

Medical District - Madison at Main east on Madison through district called the Edge to the Medical Center.

Phone: 901-274-6282
Type: Other

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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