Browsing Archive: September, 2009

R32s are on the B!

Posted by Kris Datta on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, In : Car Transfers 
Due to the Brighton Line Station Rehabilitation program, 10 R32s were transferred from Jamaica to Coney Island Yard in order to provide extra B trains; these trains are needed because the B is running local instead of express. The car numbers of the R32 B train are: 3445, 3468, 3520, 3610-3611, 3726-3627, 3820-3821, 3891 (there are 2 mismatched pairs in this consist). This train runs rarely on the B during the day, and so far, it has no real regular run - it can be put in and taken out of ser...
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R160Bs 9828-9832 Delivered

Posted by Kris Datta on Saturday, September 5, 2009, In : Car Deliveries 
R160Bs 9828-9832 have been delivered to 207th St. yard, according to http://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?73359. With the arrival of these cars, Kawasaki has delivered 30 cars of the 160-car option II order and has to deliver 130 more cars for the R160B order to be complete.

When they pass the testing phase, they will be based out of Jamaica Yard (E, F, G, R, and V lines) and enter service on the E or F lines. The newest R160Bs to enter service are cars 9813-9822.
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R160As 9578-9582 Delivered

Posted by Kris Datta on Saturday, September 5, 2009, In : Car Deliveries 

R160As 9578-9582 were delivered to 207th St. Yard on the evening of September 3rd, 2009. Photo and video evidence of these cars being delivered can be found at http://www.nyctransitforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=12841. With the arrival of these cars, Alstom only has to deliver 10 more cars for the 360-car option I order to be complete.

After passing the testing phase, these cars will be based out of Jamaica Yard (E, F, G, R, and V lines) and enter service on the E or F lines. According to ...


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