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(M) from Crescent Street to 96 Street, R62 (1) (2) Trains

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Below is a video of an (M) train originating from Crescent Street on the (J), and running to 96th Street, and another of an (M) train at Norwood Avenue. About two weeks ago, broken switches at Myrtle Avenue-Broadway disrupted service on the (J) and (M) for most of the day. (M) trains were rerouted along the (J) out to Jamaica Center (later only to Crescent Street), because (L) trains were terminating on the local track at Broadway Junction. The Crescent Street scenario ended up stalling trains in both directions and creating even more delays, which caused (M) trains to be sent back to Jamaica Center (you see one in the video at around 1:55). While full service on both routes was resumed at around 8:45 PM, many rerouted trains were still out far on the (J) until much later. Those trips in a way followed part the old KK route (168 Street-57 Street/6th Avenue).

Also below is footage of R62s on the (1) and (2) . Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

48500589746_f5f1bf1bc3_h.jpg1983-1985 Kawasaki R62 Car 1621 on the (2) at Flatbush Avenue - Brooklyn College by BM5 Photos 2019, on Flickr

48500765892_1627768fb2_h.jpg1983-1985 Kawasaki R62 Car 1401 on the (2) at Flatbush Avenue - Brooklyn College by BM5 Photos 2019, on Flickr

48500934777_02b1c3eb89_h.jpg1983-1985 Kawasaki R62 Car 1545 on the (1) at Harlem-148 Street by BM5 Photos 2019, on Flickr

 

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