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Dave160

Track Inspection Car In Action

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I was at Jay St. and I saw very bright lights come in.... and it turned out it was this....

 

 

 

I gotta tell ya this is one LOUD train.

 

If the video for some reason lags here go to the youtube page and it should be fine.

 

and a bonus*

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160 train testing. Caught me by surprise.

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That inspection car can use some new brake shoes. Excellent catch!

Yes it could. Thanks.

 

Thats called the Track Geometry Car. Its kinda funny bc i have the same video except on the (F) platform.

Track Inspection Car, Track Geometry Car its all the same thing lol.

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Yes it could. Thanks.

 

 

Track Inspection Car, Track Geometry Car its all the same thing lol.

 

There actually is a big difference between the track inspection car and the track geometry car.

Track inspection car:

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Track geometry car:

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hey, i was there yesterday too, then i went to the transit museum to check out the collection. was at Jay street around 1:30 ish. it was still there.

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There actually is a big difference between the track inspection car and the track geometry car.

 

Ahh I see. Well on the side of the TGC it says Track Inspection Car.

 

hey, i was there yesterday too, then i went to the transit museum to check out the collection. was at Jay street around 1:30 ish. it was still there.

hmmm was it on the Manhattan Bound or queens bound track on the A? When I was there it was on the Manhattan bound track. It stayed there for about 5 minutes and then left.

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I saw the track geometry car at Jay Street yesterday, but it was on the Coney Island-bound (F) track.

 

hmmm must have turned around after heading toward manhattan. Maybe going back to Stillwell yard.

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How bright do those lights have to be? They friggin' blind the hell outta me every single time I see them in the subway.

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How bright do those lights have to be? They friggin' blind the hell outta me every single time I see them in the subway.

 

Well they are inspecting track. More light = More stuff in view

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Well they are inspecting track. More light = More stuff in view

 

Yeah, I guess that makes sense....

But they still blind the heck outta me. :mad:

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