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R32/42 Info and Hunting Tips as of 12/06/09

Posted by Kris Datta on Sunday, December 6, 2009, In : R32/R42 Hunting 
R32s
206 at 207th St. Yard (2-3 sets on the A, while the C is 100% R32)
22 at Jamaica (2 sets on the V, has been on the R recently)
10 at Coney Island (1 set on the B, has been on the Q recently)

Hunting/Riding Tips
A - Wait around the middle of the line, such as Fulton St. or High St. Wait at the middle of the platform in case the train arrives in either direction (and you don't have to run up 9 cars just for that RFW - moving up 4 cars is much more reasonable and can be done in 2 stops). Try hun...
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R32/42 Info and Hunting Tips as of 11/01/09

Posted by Kris Datta on Sunday, November 1, 2009, In : R32/R42 Hunting 
I'm going to start a new system of outlining the remainder of R32's and R42's left in the system at the 1st day of each month, to make hunting for them more convenient.

R32s
204 at 207th St. Yard (2 sets on the A, 100% of the C's fleet)
26-30 at Jamaica (2 sets on the V, but may occasionally go on the R)
10 at Coney Island (1 set on the B)

Tips on hunting and riding the R32s:
A - Wait around the middle of the route, like at Broadway-Nassau (Fulton St.) or at High St. Any place with an island platfo...
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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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R160Bs 9813-9817 Delivered

Posted by Henry Man on Friday, July 24, 2009, In : Car Deliveries 
Photographic evidence has shown that R160B cars 9813-9817 have been delivered. This means that 15 cars of the R160B 2nd Option Order by Kawasaki has been delivered. The latest delivered cars are currently sitting at 207th Street Yard, waiting for testing. The new cars are expected to be based out of Jamaica Yard (E, F, G, R and V lines) and will run on the E and F lines.

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