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St Louis Car 09

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  1. Ok so we all know that the 325 R62 car order started at 1301 but researching a bit I found out there was actually a car 1300 used as a fully functional test demo in 1982...Any word on what happened to it? Or even pictures of it.
  2. New Yorkers themselves is part of the problem, not all the blame should go on the MTA
  3. The First R62 being loaded into a ship in Kobe Japan 1983
  4. R62 car 1301 is loaded onto Japanese freighter in Kobe, Japan Photo: Sojitz Corporation
  5. Yes. Putting side seats on a 60 foot train greatly reduce seating, but on the flip side increase standing room
  6. More work done at Kawasaki Hyogo works. Photo: KHI
  7. A LIRR M9 car ready for the next phase of production at Kawasaki Hyogo works in Japan
  8. First time riding a fishbowl and a BIA Orion V
  9. More than likely the carbodies will be made in Lincoln. Yonkers site is used for final assembly and testing
  10. As far as my experience goes, here are my worst. BRONX: BX12-Farebeaters galore !! BROOKLYN: B25- Geriatric express, stops at almost every stop. MANHATTAN: M42- A fetus can move faster than that bus. QUEENS and STATEN ISLAND is pending.
  11. Im pretty excited about the bus.As far as Americans or Canadians making a dedicated all electric bus....They are still far behind.We are known for making Diesel buses.
  12. A car and C car linked up.07/30/13 At this time it wasn't signed up as anything.A friend of mine was there around 7pm and said that the train wasn't there....This was taken around 8;30..So where did it appear from?
  13. There is a full 11 car set ready to go at Corona right now.I took this yesterday.
  14. I been here in Fort Jackson SC in training for the past few months after Sandy hit.Anyone can give me some info on the progress on the rockaway flats?
  15. Welp.Kawasaki has a new contender in the U.S domestic carbuilding market.
  16. Its going to be hard to sell this to NYCTA.Nova and New flyer has the TA wrapped around their fingers.all it takes is for Millenium to win a major city order like SEPTA,CTA or NYCTA and they are in business!
  17. Not as bad as the earlier proposals.people kill me when they say that they are going to start driving when the fare hike takes place and they dont even have a car.by the time you pay for gas every week,insurance every month and regular maintenanace,you are paying way more than you would spend on public transportation.
  18. Im sorry,but a wheen doesn't just simply come off like that,but I guess any odd thing can happen in the world of NYCT.funny how this happened to a R46 on the .The to me is one of the most punishing lines for rail equipment.
  19. After all of this is finished,lets all agree that they should keep the
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