How can I not go and see this [NYC vintage subway cars]

Discussion in 'New York/US' started by davesgcr, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

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  2. editor

    editor hiraethified

    That looks amazing
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    editor hiraethified

  4. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    so did i :D
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  5. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

    It was and will post pics from last week when I get back home, Brooklyn is the place I tell you
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  6. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

    As promised



    Above - the classic IND "A" train

    Worked in the old style by a retro conductor who operates the doors between the cars
    Brighton Beach is a well organised Russian community

    Stylish "Worlds Fair" 1964 IRT cars (straight out of the paintshop)

    The much loved BMT standard - only dates from 1916

    Local liason

  7. Epona

    Epona Tired & Emulsional...

    Looks awesome! Am jealous :D
  8. dessiato

    dessiato I have earned the right to sing the blues

    As someone who doesn't find trains interesting, I really fancy visiting this museum. It looks great from these pics.
  9. StoneRoad

    StoneRoad heckling from the back!

    Oh wow, decidedly jealous.

    (But I ain't going across the pond for a year or two)
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  10. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

    Truly excellent "do" - it takes place every year , and this year's was the best ever attended. The staff apparently do a lot of it their spare time , and they were superbly professional and friendly. The start point , Brighton Beach - near Coney Island is in itself interesting as a very Russian community.

    They also run vintage trains (train) on the 6th Ave line in the weekends before Christmas. No extra charge bar a $2.75 swipe.

    I can now die happily that I have ridden in service a 1901 wooden BMT car and a BMT Standard and an IND R9. Easily satisfied me.
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  11. hash tag

    hash tag member

  12. davesgcr

    davesgcr Reading books

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  13. Epona

    Epona Tired & Emulsional...

    It takes all sorts :D

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