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What is the oldest subway car you've been on?

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I have ridden and operated a Low-V, but it was not in NYC. I think it still counts though.

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The R32s when they were on the (E). :-P

 

Hopefully that will fall back to the R1 or something. But wait, doesn't visiting the trains at the Transit Museum count as being on a train? :-P

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The Nostalgia Train's pretty old, and I rode it. But in regular service, the R33s are the oldest cars I've been on.

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For me in service the oldest train I've ridden on was the R17 not redbird just graffitti! The graffitti days were awesome but all good things come to an end. The nostalgia trains don't count because anyone could do that easily, nor does the transit museum.

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I have ridden and operated a Low-V, but it was not in NYC. I think it still counts though.

 

Same here on the operating ;)

 

Ridden the Low-V in REVENUE SERVICE in NYC...heh heh there's a catch but everything i've posted is factual :P

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The oldest train I can remember riding is the R10 on the GG line going to Greenpoint when I was a kid. I remember the R16's but I also remember the R27-30 sets on every line I took. (;) GG (J)(K) LL (M)(N) QB and RR lines.

Of course I will always remember the R32's "Back In the Day."

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Definitely the R26s on the 6 train back in 1995. Those were the days when redbirds roamed the Lexington. The R26s were actually alright and their lights didn't flicker as much as the R36s. Unfortunately, they didn't have A/C and their suspensions were horrible.

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I didn't like to ride the trains back then, the latest for me was a R27 at Brighton Beach, for the 100th Anniversary.

 

 

You probably weren't even a thought in the 70's/early 80's if you are really 15 years old.

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R26s were air conditioned (and rode much better than the R36s assigned to the 7 line)

 

Also, no R27s were present for the pageant of trains in 2004. There was an R17 running then, but it was not the oldest car in that train, nor was it the oldest train(It was actually the youngest!)

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