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Is that Flatbush Av in photo 4? What's with those walls?

 

yea that is Flatbush. I think its there for the bumper. Tho it would of made sense not to include the walls!

 

Nice pics btw :P!

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Is that Flatbush Av in photo 4? What's with those walls?

 

Yup. Yeah the walls are really overkill. The bumper blocks are there as well. I guess they don't want to take the chance in case a train doesn't slow down and proceeds strait into the HEET's I guess...

I still say they should've just extended the tracks further down than have a 'crossway connector'.

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yea that is Flatbush. I think its there for the bumper. Tho it would of made sense not to include the walls!

 

Nice pics btw :P!

 

Thanks!

 

Yeah, I still feel it was overkill. The blocks should be enough. It's good enough for the GCT end of the Shuttle and the 7 at Flushing. hell the 2/5 crawls into the station, real low risk there [for the most part].

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...hell the 2/5 crawls into the station, real low risk there [for the most part].

 

The whole station has timers comming inbound so that lowers the risk even more...

 

 

...BTW lovin the pics!

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Yup. Yeah the walls are really overkill. The bumper blocks are there as well. I guess they don't want to take the chance in case a train doesn't slow down and proceeds strait into the HEET's I guess...

I still say they should've just extended the tracks further down than have a 'crossway connector'.

 

wouldnt the train be able to break down the wall if the bumper wasnt able to stop it?

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I think the wall is there for humans sake not so much the trains. :(

 

- A

 

Yeah, sorry to say, but if you're leaning on that railing there, minding your own business and some train comes in and fails to stop: you have a high chance of being royally screwed. Wall or no wall, you are going to have a very bad day.

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Yeah, sorry to say, but if you're leaning on that railing there, minding your own business and some train comes in and fails to stop: you have a high chance of being royally screwed. Wall or no wall, you are going to have a very bad day.

 

Lol! Well seems like everything over at Flushing and the GCT end of the S* have been mostly incident free.

 

*Of course there was the incident a few years or months ago where the S on ?track 3? hit the bumper.

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