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The Last Five Newest Images


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Photo by: John Dooley

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Photo by: John Dooley

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Photo by: John Dooley

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Photo by: John Dooley

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Photo by: John Dooley

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New Coverage of New Streetcars

Thanks to long-time contributor Peter Ehrlich, we now have descriptions and photographs of three streetcar systems that opened in the last few years: Oklahoma City, El Paso, and Milwaukee. Peter has more in the pipeline so keep checking!

Posted on 11/24/2022

R-211T Open Gangway Test Train Arrives

The first R-211T Open Gangway train is on the NYC Transit property and ready to begin testing in the near future. Cars 4040-4044 arrived November 2, and cars 4045-4049 arrived November 16, 2022. Twenty such cars were ordered to test the feasibility of open gangway cars in New York City. Such trains are common in European metro fleets but haven't been tried in New York since the BMT's pre-war triplex and multiunit articulated trains. The R-211T trains will not be articulated (meaning, two cars sharing a single truck), but will have an open connection with an accordion-shaped rubber gasket between the cars, allowing passengers to walk freely between the cars of a five-car set.

Posted on 11/17/2022

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Historical Material


rightarr.gifEarly Rapid Transit In New York
rightarr.gifThe First Subway
rightarr.gifThe Dual Contracts
rightarr.gifThe Independent Subway
rightarr.gifRecent New York Transit History

Highlights


rightarr.gifThe New York Subway: Its Construction and Equipment (1904)
rightarr.gifThe Interborough Subway (Historic American Engineering Record)
rightarr.gifNew Subways for New York: The Dual System of Rapid Transit (1913)
rightarr.gifThe New York Rapid Transit Railway Extensions (1914)
rightarr.gifHistory of the Independent Subway
rightarr.gifNew York City Transit Authority 1970s
rightarr.gifNew York City Transit Authority 1980s
rightarr.gifThey Moved The Millions
rightarr.gif63rd Street Tunnel and the Second Avenue Subway

The Photo Collection


The large image collection can be viewed in a number of ways.

rightarr.gifNewest Images
rightarr.gifImages From Today's Date in History

Photos are arranged by rolling stock type here:

rightarr.gifCurrent Fleet
rightarr.gifRetired Fleet
rightarr.gifWork Cars and Locomotives
rightarr.gifmore....

Photos are arranged by location here:

rightarr.gifLine By Line Guide
rightarr.gifAbandoned and Disused Stations
rightarr.gifSubway Art Guide

Other Material


rightarr.gifCustom Route Map
rightarr.gifTrack Maps
rightarr.gifHistorical Maps
rightarr.gifSubway Signalling
rightarr.gifBus Transportation

Five Random New York Transit Images


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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Neck Road

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Photo by: Zach Summer
Location: Avenue U

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Photo by: Sidney Keyles
Location: New York Transit Museum

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Photo by: Steve Hoskins
Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: East New York Yard/Shops

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: Chambers Street









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