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Posted by narig01 on Friday, November 9, 2012 2:13 AM

BroadwayLion

The IND subway across Jamaica Bay. At the moment this line is under the Bay. Thanks, Sandy! (not)

The Broad Channel part of the line is the problem.  The line itself on the Rockaways is back in service as a shuttle from what I've heard.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, November 8, 2012 9:25 AM

50th Street Laugh

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 11:20 AM

On the Brighton Line...

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 1:41 PM

The IND subway across Jamaica Bay. At the moment this line is under the Bay. Thanks, Sandy! (not)

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, November 5, 2012 3:24 PM

East New York Yard, Brooklyn NY

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 1:41 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, October 29, 2012 7:12 PM

An Electric Locomotive at Neck Road.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, October 28, 2012 2:51 PM

Broadway Junction, East New York, this is a southbound (L) train.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, October 27, 2012 10:01 AM

Jamaica Bay...

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, October 26, 2012 9:32 AM

A northbound (D) train moves from the West End Line to the 4th Avenue Subway via the 9th Avenue station.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, October 25, 2012 9:40 AM

Rockaway Park, Queens NY. aka Beach 116th Street, end of the line.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 9:03 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 10:43 AM

On the 14th Street / Canarsie Line, 8th Avenue is the Manhattan terminal. The green "starting" lights tell the conductor to close the doors. The doors have been closed, and the trains is gone.

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Posted by henry6 on Monday, October 22, 2012 10:01 AM

What strikes me in this photo, and visits elsewhere in NYC MTA facilities is that they use huge trainsheds  reminecent  of the likes of Phila's Broad Street on the large scale and CV's St. Albans, VT on a small scale. A lot of enthusiasts miss out on a lot of railroading by dismissing subways and mass transit in almost any city.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, October 22, 2012 9:52 AM

Lion visits the Island of Coney. Change here for HOT DOGS!

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, October 20, 2012 9:05 AM

Finding his way out of a tunnel, the LION finds himself on the Dyre Avenue Line in the Bronx. Riding at the "rail fan window" (RFW). Here there be vineyards?

BTW: This is an old photo. R-36s are no longer on the railroad.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, October 19, 2012 10:06 AM

The Broadway Line enters the tunnel (above) and here is one of the deep-tunnel stations. Here the ROW was deep bored rather than built by the cut-and-cover method.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, October 18, 2012 7:06 AM

Dyckman Street:

The Old...

and the new...

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 9:32 AM

Avenue H on the Brighton Line is one of the nicest place on the system.

New Head House on the west side of the line.

On the trackway at the new head house

The "Old" head house, formerly the Ackerson Building, and now landmarked. They did a fine job of restoring it.

Inside the restored building

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 7:06 AM

On the Brighton Line, LION is standing on the platform at Sheepshead Bay.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, October 15, 2012 7:13 AM

The end of the LION... The American flag below the MTA logo marks this as an R-143 consist as opposed to the newer R-160 consists. Only the R-143s are presently automation capable, and only the Canarsie Line (The (L) Train) is fully automated. Most of the wayside signals are gone (Home signals are still present). It uses a "Moving Block" defined by the location of the train rather than the location of the signals. The idea is to keep trains closer together allowing more trains to run each hour.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, October 14, 2012 9:19 AM

The Canarsie Line passes over the Jamaica Line at East New York.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, October 13, 2012 8:54 AM

The LION is back on the Broadway Line... At Dyckman Street...

The ballast ends where the line is built on the ground, the concrete deck begins on the elevated structure, the station head house is below this and as the line leaves this station to the north it is fully located on the Elevated Structure...

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, October 12, 2012 6:57 AM

The LION is back in the tunnel, This at Franklin Avenue on the (A) Train in Brooklyn.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, October 11, 2012 7:11 AM

Beach 116th Street. End of the LION.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 9:01 AM

LION inspects the stones in Coney Island Yard from the (N) train riding on the West End Tracks.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 7:01 AM

East New York Yard from the Canarsie Line platform.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, October 8, 2012 9:46 AM

Back to Dyckman Street on Roadway. The platforms have just been fully rebuilt.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, October 7, 2012 10:38 AM

From the Bronx to Brooklyn, only the Route of the Broadway LION can do that in just one stop. Here in Brooklyn the (D) and (N) trains cross the creek to Coney Island. Hot Dogs on your right, trains to the city on your left.

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Posted by henry6 on Saturday, October 6, 2012 9:22 AM

Ridewithmehenry and friend did a great ride experience Fri 10-5-12....4 NJT trains on two routes,one LIRR train, plus one PATH ride and 7 subway trains...7 train Flushing to Court Sq., G train to Brooklyn 4thAve,, R train to 36th St.  D train on detour via N or Sea Beach line to Utrect Ave, D train 62nd St, to 9th Ave for stop and pictures, D train to Atlantic Ave, R train to Cortland St....got to see all we set out to see...gonna try to get pics up on line here later today or tomorrow...

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