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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.

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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: 23rd Street

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Location: 15th Street/Prospect Park

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Photo by: John Barnes
Location: Lexington Avenue-63rd 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
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.

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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.

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

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

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


6062-6063-6065-6064 Derailment due to vandalism at 14th Street/8th Avenue on 9/20/2020. Lead car 6062 struck center columns resulting in gashes along the side sills. "A" car 6212 was substituted for 6062, leaving mate 6214 in storage and 6062 unlikely to be repaired.

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Photo by: Marc A. Hermann / Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Location: 14th Street

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Photo by: Marc A. Hermann / Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Location: 14th Street

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Photo by: Marc A. Hermann / Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Location: 14th Street
  



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