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No plans, the <(W)> was supposed to actually be out in the late 80s I believe. Its service back then was supposed to be introduced as what it is today; the 'Broadway Extra'; Astoria to Whitehall Via local. Some signs weren't changed in 2001 when the (W) began operating.

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No plans, the <(W)> was supposed to actually be out in the lat 80s I believe. Its service back then was supposed to be introduced as waht it is today; the 'Broadway Extra'; Astoria to Whitehall Via local. Some signs weren't changed in 2001 when the (W) began operating.

 

in the late 80s? but the w wasnt running then. were they?

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No plans, the <(W)> was supposed to actually be out in the late 80s I believe. Its service back then was supposed to be introduced as what it is today; the 'Broadway Extra'; Astoria to Whitehall Via local. Some signs weren't changed in 2001 when the (W) began operating.

 

in the late 80s? but the w wasnt running then. were they?

 

No, it was supposed to be out back than; hence the R-32 rollsigns, when overhauled came with a <(W)> with the reading:

 

<(W)> Astoria /

Broadway

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No, it was supposed to be out back than; hence the R-32 rollsigns, when overhauled came with a <(W)> with the reading:

 

<(W)> Astoria /

Broadway

 

oh i see

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Actually the (W) serves almost the same exact purpose as the old <N> Broadway Local and the <W> would have served exactly the same purpose (if it was a peak direction route only). When the (N) was Broadway Express before bridge work and ran to Continental, it also had the rush-hour <N> Broadway Local which ran from Continental to Whitehall Street in the peak direction only. Meanwhile the (W) does that but runs more. You still had the (N) running with it simultaneously on rush hour.

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The (W) sign has different shapes occasionally, but they all mean the same route and same service Astoria and Broadway Local.

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The current (W) serves the purpose as a <W> since its a weekday supplement to the (N).

 

well im never on the (W) train, but why dot they have this stuff on maps? :confused:

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well im never on the (W) train, but why dot they have this stuff on maps? :confused:

 

They don't, only on rollsigns. They were only there because the provisional service was there and they were never changed back to save money.

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They don't, only on rollsigns. They were only there because the provisional service was there and they were never changed back to save money.

 

i know they dont (dot was a typo :P) IRT must be desprite :(

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I don't think there are plans for it, but in a related sighting, I was a diamond orange B in front of an R68 on Brighton today

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I don't think there are plans for it, but in a related sighting, I was a diamond orange B in front of an R68 on Brighton today

 

oh theres on ion every (:( train D:

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Tired employees who only care if they find a W in there somewhere, whether it's a circle or a diamond all that matters is that it's a W..

 

It diesn't really matter anyways on any line except the (6)<6> and (7)<7>... but correctness is appreciated, as you have those idiots out there who would think that the <(W)> is express instead of just a regular (W)

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