LA Metro retires last original Blue Line car

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LA Metro retires last original Blue Line car
Posted by 081552 on Wednesday, October 03, 2018 5:58 PM
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Posted by erikem on Wednesday, October 03, 2018 9:36 PM

Thanks for the link.

Kind of funny to see OERM collecting equipment that was brand new well into my adult years as opposed to the newest equipment made before I was born. OTOH, LATL 3165 was in service for only 15 years when the streetcar lines were abandoned.

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Posted by SD70Dude on Wednesday, October 03, 2018 10:11 PM

Guess now that Captain Marvel's done filming they can retire these cars!

The film's set in the 1990s, and the trailer has glimpses of a fight scene on the LA Metro, on these cars.

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Thursday, October 04, 2018 6:57 AM

25+ years of service is a pretty good record.  It's fortunate that LA Metro was able to replace them before their reliability went downhill.

The daily commute is part of everyday life but I get two rides a day out of it. Paul

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