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R-38 (St. Louis Car)

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R-38 3998 leads an "A" train at 190th Street/Overlook Terrace. Photo by David Pirmann, September 2007.

Roster

Designation Unit Numbers Manufacturer Years
R-38 3950-4149 St. Louis Car 1966-1967


  • Cab Arrangement: Half-width driving cab at "A" end, half-width conductor control cab at "B" end
  • Coupling/Numbering Arrangement: All married pairs.
  • Stainless steel
  • 60' long, 10' wide
  • 196 cars rebuilt 1987-1988 by GE
  • All cars in this class retired by March 19, 2009. 4098/4099 was the last pair running (on the C, retired 3/19/2009).

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R-38 Side View, before overhaul. Photo by Steve Hoskins.

Datasheets

R-38 Datasheet from NYCT Revenue & Non-Revenue Car Drawings

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Image 5065
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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 62nd Street

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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 71st/Continental Aves./Forest Hills

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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)

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Photo by: Mark S. Feinman
Location: Mott Avenue/Far Rockaway

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: Rockaway Boulevard

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Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Location: 14th Street

Image 69810
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Photo by: Brian Weinberg
Location: 207th Street

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Photo by: Chris M.
Location: Mott Avenue/Far Rockaway

Image 96112
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Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Location: 207th Street Yard

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Photo by: Brian Weinberg
Location: 168th Street

Image 96536
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Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Location: 207th Street Yard

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Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Location: 207th Street Yard

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Collection of: George Conrad Collection
Location: Neptune Avenue

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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 179th Street

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Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Location: 179th Street


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Car Notes

Green Preserved, saved for preservation,
or exists in some state
Yellow Converted to work service
(and later scrapped or still in use)
Red Wrecked/Damaged in accident (and possibly repaired),
or scrapped prior to the bulk of the type
Number Notes
3990-3991 Yard accident, Coney Island, 1972; end smashed.

Image 5027
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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Coney Island Yard

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Coney Island Yard

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Coney Island Yard


4000-4001 Yard accident, 207th Street (1971?).
4028-4029 Held for New York Transit Museum collection. Recently spotted at Pitkin Yard.

Image 50681
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Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Location: 207th Street Shop

Image 100244
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Photo by: Robert Mencher
Location: 207th Street Yard


4063 Collision with 4248 at Dyckman St. (early 1980s) Sustained front end damage. Received R-42 storm door and was given an R-16 roof line (sign area). R-42 storm door has since disappeared (during GOH).
4088-4089 First pair of R-38's scrapped, Spring 2008. They had been partially stripped and out of service at 207th St. Yard for nearly 10 years prior to scrapping.

Image 79783
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Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Location: 207th Street Yard

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Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Location: 207th Street Yard



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