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R32 Rollsign Question


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Ive seen a variant of the usual r32 sign which is well documented online already, unlike the usual one which would list all the lines

 

eg:

 

(R) Queens Blvd

Broadway/4 Ave

 

this one has:

 

(R) Broadway

Local

 

Anyone know all the readings on what presumeably is an older version of the R32 sign since the font is Akzidenz.

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Does anyone have that rollsign in their collection or has a way of finding out all the readings on it? The original R32 one

 

If I get lucky and catch the car that has those signs I'll record a video of the readings.

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Ive seen a variant of the usual r32 sign which is well documented online already, unlike the usual one which would list all the lines

 

eg:

 

(R) Queens Blvd

Broadway/4 Ave

 

this one has:

 

(R) Broadway

Local

 

Anyone know all the readings on what presumeably is an older version of the R32 sign since the font is Akzidenz.

 

 

You are talking about 3357(currently being Stripped),3510/11 and 3807, They have thos Pre-1988 Rollsigns from 1985, The only have in order (A),(:(,<C>,(D),(E),(F),(G),(H),(K),(J),(M),(L),(N),(Q),(R),yellow <(R)> and (S) Shuttle

 

 

Here's the ones that have 2

2 (A) 1 8th ave local 1 8th ave exp

2 (B) 1 ave of americas Exp 1 (B) shuttle

2 (F) both with ave of americas Local but 1 queens exp 1 queens Local

2 (J) 1 Jamaica-Nassau st Local 1 Jamaica-Nassau st Exp

2 (M) 1 Mrtlye ave shuttle 1 Nassau st Local

2 (R) 1 Broadway Local 1 <(R)> diamond yellow Nassau st Local

 

These signs don't have the 6th ave Q,the (V),(W) or (Z) signs.

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You are talking about 3357(currently being Stripped),3510/11 and 3807, They have thos Pre-1988 Rollsigns from 1985, The only have in order (A),(;),<C>,(D),(E),(F),(G),(H),(K),(J),(M),(L),(N),(Q),(R),yellow <(R)> and (S) Shuttle

 

 

Here's the ones that have 2

2 (A) 1 8th ave local 1 8th ave exp

2 (;) 1 ave of americas Exp 1 (;) shuttle

2 (F) both with ave of americas Local but 1 queens exp 1 queens Local

2 (J) 1 Jamaica-Nassau st Local 1 Jamaica-Nassau st Exp

2 (M) 1 Mrtlye ave shuttle 1 Nassau st Local

2 (R) 1 Broadway Local 1 <(R)> diamond yellow Nassau st Local

 

These signs don't have the 6th ave Q,the (V),(W) or (Z) signs.

 

 

Would you happen to know the text that goes with all the letters? Its for a special project im workin on.

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Would you happen to know the text that goes with all the letters? Its for a special project im workin on.

 

I can help out with some of them if you'd like. I'll send a PM and give you some readings of the 1885 R32/R38 signs.

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Would you happen to know the text that goes with all the letters? Its for a special project im workin on.

 

No prob, I will type them tonight and send them to you tommorrow.

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No prob, I will type them tonight and send them to you tommorrow.

 

Since Chris is an expertise with his R32s (;)) he'll probably be a bigger assistance. :cool:

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Please excuse me for bumping this up, but I have some useful info for this thread. I was going through some stuff and I came across a list of readings from that rollsign which I printed out from the original Subtalk back in 2004:

 

| = line break on inside and outside; \ = outside only

 

(A) 8 Avenue\Express

(A) 8 Avenue\Local

(:( Avenue of Americas|(6 Avenue) Local

(:P Shuttle

(B) Avenue of Americas|(6 Avenue) Express (diamond)

(C) 8 Avenue\Local (diamond)

(D) Avenue of Americas|(6 Avenue) Express

(E) 8 Avenue Local|Queens Express

(F) Avenue of Americas Local|Queens Local

(F) Avenue of Americas Local|Queens Express

(G) Brooklyn-Queens|Crosstown Local

(H) Rockaway\Shuttle

(J) Nassau Street\Local

(J) Nassau Street\Express

(K) 8 Avenue\Local

(L) 14 St-Canarsie Local

(M2) Nassau Street\Local

(N) Broadway\Express

(N) Broadway\Local

(N) Broadway\Local (diamond)

(Q) Broadway\Express

(R) Broadway\Local

<R> Nassau Street\Local (I think it was yellow)

(S) Shuttle

Special

Not in Service

 

http://talk.nycsubway.org/perl/read?subtalk=745239

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Is this the original order? And wheres the (JFK) located here :confused:

 

Please excuse me for bumping this up, but I have some useful info for this thread. I was going through some stuff and I came across a list of readings from that rollsign which I printed out from the original Subtalk back in 2004:

 

| = line break on inside and outside; \ = outside only

 

(A) 8 Avenue\Express

(A) 8 Avenue\Local

(:( Avenue of Americas|(6 Avenue) Local

(:P Shuttle

(B) Avenue of Americas|(6 Avenue) Express (diamond)

(C) 8 Avenue\Local (diamond)

(D) Avenue of Americas|(6 Avenue) Express

(E) 8 Avenue Local|Queens Express

(F) Avenue of Americas Local|Queens Local

(F) Avenue of Americas Local|Queens Express

(G) Brooklyn-Queens|Crosstown Local

(H) Rockaway\Shuttle

(J) Nassau Street\Local

(J) Nassau Street\Express

(K) 8 Avenue\Local

(L) 14 St-Canarsie Local

(M2) Nassau Street\Local

(N) Broadway\Express

(N) Broadway\Local

(N) Broadway\Local (diamond)

(Q) Broadway\Express

(R) Broadway\Local

<R> Nassau Street\Local (I think it was yellow)

(S) Shuttle

Special

Not in Service

 

http://talk.nycsubway.org/perl/read?subtalk=745239

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they didn't have the (JFK) on there since it was only on the R46 rolls from Jamaica Yard, the original one piece signs only had a few routes.

 

It came on the 1987 iteration of the R32/38 roll that had basically every possible service combination they could think of and then some.

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