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R46 on track 4 at Coney Island: is this an aberration or something that's going to be a regular appearance?

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1 hour ago, CenSin said:

R46 on track 4 at Coney Island: is this an aberration or something that's going to be a regular appearance?

If it's signed up as a (Q) , it's a rush hour tripper from the (R) that went over Second Av

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3 hours ago, CenSin said:

R46 on track 4 at Coney Island: is this an aberration or something that's going to be a regular appearance?

About the same time you saw that, I saw back to back r46 on the astoria line running as N and W. 

I'd assume they're making the EFMR all NTT for QBL CBTC. (more acronyms anyone?)

Edit: Upon review I realize I'm late to the party on this one and also that the N isn't going to stillwell right now. I haven't been paying attention lately 🙄

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6 hours ago, itmaybeokay said:

Edit: Upon review I realize I'm late to the party on this one and also that the N isn't going to stillwell right now. I haven't been paying attention lately 🙄

Don't stress...it's a pretty dumb swap tbh anyway, because just watch them put the R160s back in CI after only 3 years in (as we already saw with the ex-(C) and (J) car swap numerous times) and it'll cost them money too (what else is new with the (MTA)). I didn't bother railfanning on the (N)(Q)(W) either just to get a pic of those lousy ass 75 footers so you're not alone...the R46s in particular...which alot of buffs bitch and cry about them being slow and shit and all, especially on the (A) and (R), yet when they finally on the those 3 other Broadway lines I mention, now everyone is all up and arms to foam or get pics and all...please... <_<

9 hours ago, Union Tpke said:

Good looking.

9 hours ago, Lawrence St said:

Did VanShnookRaggen take down his NYC Subway track map?

I've always wondered that myself till now.

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Got off at 2nd Avenue on the (F) Queens bound and waited at 2nd Av for a bit. Waited until 4 PM thinking: "Where's the holiday train?". Oh yes, I forgot. The Holiday train doesn't run on Sundays till next December. 

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1 hour ago, Calvin said:

Got off at 2nd Avenue on the (F) Queens bound and waited at 2nd Av for a bit. Waited until 4 PM thinking: "Where's the holiday train?". Oh yes, I forgot. The Holiday train doesn't run on Sundays till next December. 

I think they should run the TOMM for one month during the summer on the same route as the Holiday Train.

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Their was a lot of R46 (F) trains today.. nice to see them still have an major presence on the line... For now.

 

Got an 32 (C) both ways and coming home an (A) express came in at Utica which was a 32 set! Nice afternoon riding the older cars.

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1 hour ago, trainfan22 said:

Their was a lot of R46 (F) trains today.. nice to see them still have an major presence on the line... For now.

 

Got an 32 (C) both ways and coming home an (A) express came in at Utica which was a 32 set! Nice afternoon riding the older cars.

I saw three or four headed towards Coney Island between Jay Street and W 4th Street while I was on a Jamaica bound (R160) (F) Train this morning.

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Man, what happened to the R62A’s on the (1)?

Those cars used to be so clean and now they look really filthy.
 

But “be grateful the train is still running” am I right?

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2 hours ago, paulrivera said:

Man, what happened to the R62A’s on the (1)?

Those cars used to be so clean and now they look really filthy.
 

But “be grateful the train is still running” am I right?

The cabs inside the trains are horrible too, I’ve ruined some of my shirts and coat from placing my arm on the windows. 

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2 hours ago, paulrivera said:

Man, what happened to the R62A’s on the (1)?

Those cars used to be so clean and now they look really filthy.
 

But “be grateful the train is still running” am I right?

Its obviously dust from the tunnels. The (1) is mostly underground and not to mention the fact that the 240th st yard doesn't have a car wash system so trains have to go over to 207 st railyard for wash/cleaning. 

The paint job they put on the end bonnets when they were SMS'ed, is not helping either. Same thing is occurring on the (6) R62As.

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You guys should watch the clips from the OMNY press conference today. I kid you not, a guy hopped the turnstile in front of all the press and gave no f**ks about all the cameras that were rolling.

And this was at Bryant Park too; you would think there’d be more decorum in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.

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1 hour ago, paulrivera said:

You guys should watch the clips from the OMNY press conference today. I kid you not, a guy hopped the turnstile in front of all the press and gave no f**ks about all the cameras that were rolling.

And this was at Bryant Park too; you would think there’d be more decorum in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.

some me shit 😂

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1 hour ago, paulrivera said:

You guys should watch the clips from the OMNY press conference today. I kid you not, a guy hopped the turnstile in front of all the press and gave no f**ks about all the cameras that were rolling.

And this was at Bryant Park too; you would think there’d be more decorum in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.

They should reused that clip for other purposes. He’s gonna be a famous example of NYC crime—authorities so laid back, criminals be criming out in the open.

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7 hours ago, Jchambers2120 said:

The cabs inside the trains are horrible too, I’ve ruined some of my shirts and coat from placing my arm on the windows. 

They cut car cleaner jobs. On top of that, Some of our co workers are disrespectful or disgusting human beings with no regard for the cleanliness or maintenance of our equipment. 

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48 minutes ago, VIP said:

They cut car cleaner jobs. On top of that, Some of our co workers are disrespectful or disgusting human beings with no regard for the cleanliness or maintenance of our equipment. 

I had a feeling it was a budget cut. (1) train equipment used to be pretty clean up to about a year ago. Hell, I think the (1) line made the top 5 in equipment cleanliness in some informal poll not too long ago, but I can't remember where I read that from (but it was definitely less than 5 years ago.)

As for the co-workers... They should stop feeding into their own stereotypes. I actually want to think they give a damn about their jobs instead of how they're portrayed (overpaid lazy slobs and all that other nonsense)

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I noticed that Coney Island tends to keep its 160s clean even when going underground. 

And on the (2) (5) R142s, they get cleaned off easily. 

 

Oh.. R42s are coming to you again b/c the R179, errors are doors opening on a consult while train was in passenger service.

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From yesterday's news, it was the R32 that had the door opening problem

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36 minutes ago, Calvin said:

From yesterday's news, it was the R32 that had the door opening problem

Of course they would say it's the R32s that would have those door problems

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17 hours ago, VIP said:

They cut car cleaner jobs. On top of that, Some of our co workers are disrespectful or disgusting human beings with no regard for the cleanliness or maintenance of our equipment. 

Imagine how it was for 30 years of cab time  because I’m allergic to peanuts . I swept and mopped many cabs in my career. Peanut shells, candy wrappers, chewing gum inside the cab . Sodas, coffee, beer, wine from outside the cabs seeping under the cab doors. I remember riding the DC Metro years ago and comparing it to NYCT. Night and day. Thing is it’s not only the coworkers but the whole NYC metropolitan area in general. Take a ride on the LIRR from KO to Penn Station and look at the garbage that piles up on that run. I remember that there was a hotdog and soda stand at the bottom of the escalators at Broadway Junction above the IND platforms. My family made us finish eating ( if they sprung for it ) before we descended down to the IND platforms. There were also some penny gum machines on the columns at the south end of those platforms and if we got any gum we had to keep the cardboard packets for gum disposal in the solar cans when we left the train. I guess that would be considered old fashioned and an inconvenience in today’s world. Just my recollections. Carry on.

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4 hours ago, Calvin said:

From yesterday's news, it was the R32 that had the door opening problem

Those doors are like the Redbirds. A hard stop the door pops open to close in .01 seconds. Not a big deal. Happened alot when the (E) had all R32’s 

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1 hour ago, VIP said:

Those doors are like the Redbirds. A hard stop the door pops open to close in .01 seconds. Not a big deal. Happened alot when the (E) had all R32’s 

Actually you can use a little force to open it, last time I saw somebody opened it by about 3 inches because he wanted to balance himself during a hard braking. 

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