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Out of or to Westchester...

its at Westchester today, saw it at Grand Central but on the Lexington side

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2121-2125 now out of Westchester

 

7491-7500 with 7927 on it's way to Corona

Saw 7500 NIS eariler at 90th Street.

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1697 1698 1699 & 1700 have their LEDs interior/exterior

hem, seems strange just one car is missing them.

Isn't supposed to be 1696-1700? Or is 1696 a single?

it is a 5-car set, i was wondering if it was just the first car or the whole set that was missing the led displays. And it seems it was just the one car. By now the only singles left are the 1900s with 1960 and below.

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The full cab conversion of 2086 is appalling. The side panel is some sort of white fiberglass rather than metal. The conversion never should have occurred in the first place, but not a single Westchester set is keeping a half cab.

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7746-7750: Jerome (4) -> Westchester (6)

 

*Has (6) train strip maps now

Westchester is keeping that 5-car set until after R188 Conversion apparently

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Westchester is keeping that 5-car set until after R188 Conversion apparently

Im assuming the R62A loaners from the (1) are being kept for the same situation.

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The full cab conversion of 2086 is appalling. The side panel is some sort of white fiberglass rather than metal. The conversion never should have occurred in the first place, but not a single Westchester set is keeping a half cab.

Got a pic of that?

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If that's the case, then we are down to the last four (10-car R142A units) scheduled for conversion work, 7551 through 7590.

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Got a pic of that?

 

I didn't, but I saw it again tonight. Lousy cell photo:

 

IMG_7479_zpszbqekfeb.jpg

 

If that's the case, then we are down to the last four (10-car R142A units) scheduled for conversion work, 7551 through 7590.

 

Rode 7551-7555 a day ago, so that hasn't left yet.

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I didn't, but I saw it again tonight. Lousy cell photo:

 

IMG_7479_zpszbqekfeb.jpg

 

Is it the only set that has that fiber glass?

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I didn't, but I saw it again tonight. Lousy cell photo:

 

IMG_7479_zpszbqekfeb.jpg

 

 

Rode 7551-7555 a day ago, so that hasn't left yet.

 

 

I was on 2086 and I saw that too, it looks weird and I got a pic. Unfortunately, I'm not so great at uploading pics to the forums, but I got a pic pretty similar so it wouldn't have been much different. I don't know why they would do that.

 

On the other hand, I know someone here reported 7500 was delivered to Corona and seeing 7500 on the (7) testing, but I haven't even seen it in the yard. Maybe it was in the back or in the maintenance shops but it's weird that that set hasn't been out at all. Usually, they have the testing set sitting on the main yard tracks, as I saw with 7480 and 7490. Hopefully nothing is wrong with it.

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The painted thresholds does not mean yard assignment, they paint the thresholds to see where the thresholds hit the edge of the platforms, the 75 footers and R32/38's have had painted thresholds for years

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