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Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Location: Corona Yard

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Ocean Parkway

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Ocean Parkway

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Ocean Parkway

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Photo by: John Dooley
Location: Ocean Parkway

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The Holidays at the NY Transit Museum

The holidays are coming up fast! The New York Transit Museum has posted their Holiday Gift Guide with something for every subway buff on your shopping list! Christmas tree ornaments, model trains, clothing... and get your MetroCard swag before OMNY takes over!

Also, beginning November 16th, 2023, the Holiday Train Show returns to the Grand Central Gallery. This year, pre-timed tickets are required.

UPDATE! The NY Transit Museum will continue their tradition of running historic trains for the holiday season. Ride the museum's 1930s R1/9 train every Saturday in December on the F and D lines as follows:

  • Northbound, departs 2nd Avenue on the uptown F line in Lower Manhattan at: 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
  • Southbound, departs 145th Street on the downtown D line at: 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm

These rides are "free" with a paid regular subway fare (Metrocard swipe or OMNY tap).

Please note, nycsubway.org is not affiliated with the Transit Museum; we post information like this in support of their efforts!

Posted on 11/6/2023

NY Transit Museum Parade of Trains 2023

The Transit Museum’s vintage train cars return to the Brighton Line on Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th, 2023. Rides are free with a paid subway fare (MetroCard swipe or OMNY tap). Trains will shuttle between Kings Highway and Brighton Beach as in past years, but this year for the first time passengers may board at either station. (Note that Kings Highway Station is ADA accessible!) The Parade will include a number of cars from the Transit Museum's vintage fleet. Visit the Transit Museum site for official details.

Posted on 8/11/2023

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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: Robert Marrero
Location: 86th Street

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Collection of: George Conrad Collection
Location: Boerum Place

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Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: 18th Avenue

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

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Photo by: Robert Mencher
Location: Coney Island Yard









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