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R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-1975)

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Train of R-46 cars on F service at Smith/9th Street on the IND Crosstown Line. Photo by David Pirmann, August 2000.

Roster

Designation Unit Numbers Manufacturer Years
R-46 5482-6207 (inclusive),
6208-6258 (even #s)
Pullman 1974-1975


  • Stainless steel
  • 75' long, 10' wide
  • 5482-6205 in 4-car sets (A-B-B-A; even numbers have cabs; odd numbers "blind"); 6206-6207 is an A-B set, 6208-6258 (even numbers only) are A-A sets.Cars in sets are numbered in consecutive order. Lowest number usually divides only by two. Highest number is odd.
  • Cars originally 500-1227 (all), 1228-1278 (even). The cars were not renumbered in order. See detailed roster below for the original numbers.

Datasheets

R-46 Datasheet from NYCT Revenue & Non-Revenue Car Drawings

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Image 5759
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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 57th Street

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Avenue X

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Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Location: 34th Street/Herald Square
Artwork: REACH New York, An Urban Musical Instrument (Christopher Janney)

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Photo by: Dante D. Angerville
Location: 86th Street

Image 42094
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Photo by: Franklin B. Roberts
Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: 50th Street

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Photo by: Robert Mencher
Location: 4th Avenue

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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: Avenue U

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Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Location: 36th Street

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Photo by: Robert Mencher
Location: Coney Island Shop/Overhaul & Repair Shop

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Collection of: Collection of nycsubway.org
Location: Roosevelt Avenue

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Photo by: Ed McKernan
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Croxton Yard (NYCTA Equipment Delivery)

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Photo by: Zach Summer
Location: Rockaway Boulevard

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Photo by: Bill E.
Location: 42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Broad Channel

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: 9th Avenue


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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
680, 681 When delivered, these two cars carried a commemoration as the 200th and 201st cars of the series to be delivered. They were painted in a special red, white and blue livery in recognition of the nation's Bicentennial. During the Bicentennial period, they were temporarily numbered 1776 and 1976.

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Photo by: Jim Durney
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Bush Terminal/New York Dock RR - 1st Ave & 51st (BTRR)

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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Aqueduct/North Conduit Avenue

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Photo by: Ed McKernan
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 50th Street


941, 1054 Hit end of tunnel wall at 179th St., 6/4/1987. Not rebuilt, unit numbers did not carry over into the current fleet.

Image 5737
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Photo by: Steve Kreisler
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops


5796, 5546 Accident between a "G" and "R" local train on Queens Boulevard, 11/20/1997; repaired and returned to service.

Image 5802
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Collection of: Steve Kreisler
Location: Queens Blvd Line north of Steinway St.

Image 5803
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Collection of: Steve Kreisler
Location: Queens Blvd Line north of Steinway St.

Image 5804
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Collection of: Steve Kreisler
Location: Queens Blvd Line north of Steinway St.



Detailed Roster (Renumbering/Disposition)



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