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How can I get a real subway car?

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Contact the (MTA) directly. Thats the best I can tell you but I think they already have a deal of where the cars are going (doubt they will sell one away but it would be cool).

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Meet the workers at the yard with the money. (Enough for everyone in the yard :rolleyes:) I'm sure they will let you drive it away, and load it onto a truck.

 

Next thing you know is that UPS comes rolling down your block. :D

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Its not a million dollars, its like Thousands. I think an R32 cost around 90,000$ to 110,000$ more like a new car

 

but its not about buying a train, its about how much you have to pay the bank for using up space in your land. That can cost u a lot in insurese..

 

Its better if u get parts of the train then doing all the that. Maybe when you get lots of money, you are good. Me its a maybe.. Redbird R33 and R32~~

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Ummm...I think by now 3348 is getting ready to settle in its new home at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean...if you want to get it...sure...

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its a longshot, but what the hey...

 

-Get a lot of space, and make sure you're surrounded by people who don't mind you having a subway car on your property. You may also want to consider a roofed area to act as the barn so your car doesn't rot away...

-Get a lot of money - you may well paying as much to transport the car to wherever it's going as you will buying it.

-Contact the MTA

 

good luck...

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If people want to stave off fare hike, perhaps everyone should buy a retiring car! :P

 

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Realistically, would EVERYONE have the money to buy a retiring car?

 

@AWWang:

Try to speak to MTA about it. If they are interested they may give you a price. Like they said, it could reach around $100K, I am not sure about subway car depreciation. Now, even if you bought the car, where would you put it? Inside your house??? :eek:

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I just feel maybe I should just buy a subway car when I get a little bit older... Maybe the R-44 from SIR is pretty nice. I guess $100K is too much for me/my family now... And maybe have seen car #3348 stripped, I would try to get a pair of doors, scroll sign and the car number signage if possible (try to get car #3348's)...

Getting train doors, rollsigns and number plates are nice. You may want to get the MTA logo as well. The prices are more reasonable and you could actually put them in your house. Good luck with the doors though.

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Good luck with the doors though.

 

He can always redo the door to his room, and put the motors and what not in it, and wire it to a couple buttons. B) It would be a nice summer project though.

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He can always redo the door to his room, and put the motors and what not in it, and wire it to a couple buttons. B) It would be a nice summer project though.

 

I was actually refeerring the door installation. Transporting the door to the house and then fitting it without bumping into anything.

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i would love to have one, possibly turn it into like a clubhouse or something lol

i'ma try and get rich and talk to the (MTA) and see what happens......

 

sometime in the future lol

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Getting train doors, rollsigns and number plates are nice. You may want to get the MTA logo as well. The prices are more reasonable and you could actually put them in your house. Good luck with the doors though.

 

 

 

A friend of mine that i know from NJ has few rollsigns,i know he has one from

an R27/30,R32,R42 and an R62A.he told me the R42 and R62 rollsigns were

real heavy so he had to use his car just to take them home.

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Anyone wanting to inquire about purchasing Subway Cars and Buses check out this list from MTA:

http://www.mta.info/nyct/materiel/cursales.htm

 

The only thing I see that would carry passengers would be the 5 minibuses listed right now, I guess those are the old Para-transit vehicles they used to run. The list is updated periodically, maybe a few of the R-40's will show up one day if they don't go to Reef or sold for scrap first.

 

Call them to see if they have any cars they want to get rid of, you just might get lucky and get one at a bargain price.

Phone: 1(800) 543-VALU

 

This is the asset recovery listing to try and get rid of the things MTA don't need anymore including buses and trains. What usually is there is office equipment, forklifts, radios, cell phones, etc. Before that I think there is a $50 application fee to get into the game. There's a catch though, some items are listed in lots, means you have to buy the whole bunch.

http://www.mta.info/nyct/materiel/index.html

 

Enjoy

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Anyone wanting to inquire about purchasing Subway Cars and Buses check out this list from MTA:

http://www.mta.info/nyct/materiel/cursales.htm

 

The only thing I see that would carry passengers would be the 5 minibuses listed right now, I guess those are the old Para-transit vehicles they used to run. The list is updated periodically, maybe a few of the R-40's will show up one day if they don't go to Reef or sold for scrap first.

 

Call them to see if they have any cars they want to get rid of, you just might get lucky and get one at a bargain price.

Phone: 1(800) 543-VALU

 

This is the asset recovery listing to try and get rid of the things MTA don't need anymore including buses and trains. What usually is there is office equipment, forklifts, radios, cell phones, etc. Before that I think there is a $50 application fee to get into the game. There's a catch though, some items are listed in lots, means you have to buy the whole bunch.

http://www.mta.info/nyct/materiel/index.html

 

Enjoy

 

Car sales would be great for the MTA as it could generate some money. But I am not sure if they are willing to do that.

http://www.mta.info/nyct/materiel/collectsales/index.html

I will purchase a stanchion pole next December for use as my Festivus Pole.

The medallion looks really great.

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fish one out of the reefs.

imagine buying one, now you have to transport it wich is not cheap, then have a place for it, lets say you live out on long island and have a nice house, you'll bring the price down on every house in the area. people will be looking in on you and causing havoc. its not sensible

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Anyone wanting to inquire about purchasing Subway Cars and Buses check out this list from MTA:

http://www.mta.info/nyct/materiel/cursales.htm

 

The only thing I see that would carry passengers would be the 5 minibuses listed right now, I guess those are the old Para-transit vehicles they used to run. The list is updated periodically, maybe a few of the R-40's will show up one day if they don't go to Reef or sold for scrap first.

 

Call them to see if they have any cars they want to get rid of, you just might get lucky and get one at a bargain price.

Phone: 1(800) 543-VALU

 

This is the asset recovery listing to try and get rid of the things MTA don't need anymore including buses and trains. What usually is there is office equipment, forklifts, radios, cell phones, etc. Before that I think there is a $50 application fee to get into the game. There's a catch though, some items are listed in lots, means you have to buy the whole bunch.

http://www.mta.info/nyct/materiel/index.html

 

Enjoy

 

 

where does it say to by a subway car?

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