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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, February 6, 2022 3:20 PM

A young fellow has been making some wonderful videos of the NYCT. Real time runs of entire lines. He must be attaching his camera to the front of the trains. Really nice videos.

Since I cannot get into the city, I really appreciate his efforts.

Here is what I think is is second full length run on the Brighton bound (B) train.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7ewMhtfjGg

His first video was on a northbound (A) train.

 

 

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Monday, February 7, 2022 7:56 AM

Welcome back Brother Lion!  Good to see you again!  Big Smile

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Posted by Warren J on Monday, February 7, 2022 7:45 PM

WELCOME BACK!!!

I also saw that trip on the A train to 207 Street/Washington Heights from Mott Avenue/Far Rockaway.  As a former New Yorker, I can tell he had his camera placed against the glass on the lead car's front end door.  The older subway cars had passenger access to this door and it was always a joy to ride in the front car for the view.  The newer cars do not have passenger access to that view any longer as the motorman's cabin now extends the full width of the car.  So sad!!!  Tongue Tied

 

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Posted by CSSHEGEWISCH on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 10:00 AM

The Chicago Transit Authority has a similar arrangement with their cabs that began with one-man operation some years back.  A full-width cab is required for the motorman to operate the doors when the platform is on the left side of the train.

The daily commute is part of everyday life but I get two rides a day out of it. Paul
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Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:12 PM

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, April 7, 2022 4:57 AM

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Posted by MidlandMike on Thursday, April 7, 2022 4:29 PM

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... “We’re bringing back our Yankee Clipper trains which provide direct service from our three East of Hudson lines right to the stadium for all evening and weekend home games.  ...

I wonder if this means the Harlem Division and NH trains use the wye connection at Mott Haven?

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Posted by daveklepper on Friday, April 8, 2022 3:42 AM

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Saturday, April 9, 2022 10:52 AM

Subway cars built in 1917 and still usable.  Incredible.

They sure built 'em good back then, didn't they?

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Posted by MidlandMike on Saturday, April 9, 2022 9:29 PM

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Why (wye) not?   It's electrified and its use is  better than tying up track-space for an engineer to walk the length of a ten-car trazin.

 

Since the Mott Haven wye is not part of any regular route that I am aware of, I wondered if it was excepted track only for use of shop moves, MOW, etc.

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, April 14, 2022 5:45 AM

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Posted by daveklepper on Friday, March 31, 2023 4:09 AM

 
Hundreds of Yankees Fans Join New York City Transit President on Nostalgia Train Ride to Yankee Stadium for Opening Day
 
 
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Mar 30, 2023, 11:25 PM (12 hours ago)
 
 
 
March 30, 2023
 
Hundreds of Yankees Fans Join New York City Transit
President on Nostalgia Train Ride to Yankee Stadium for Opening Day
 
New York Transit Museum Ran Annual IRT Lo-V Nostalgia
Train and Train of Many Colors from Grand Central to
Yankee Stadium 

For First Time Ever, Long Islanders Can Take Train to Grand

 

Central, Connecting with Direct Service to Yankee Stadium via Metro-North or the Subway 

Metro-North Yankee Clippers Return, Offering Direct Service to Yankee Stadium on Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines; All Hudson Line Trains Make Additional Stop at Yankee Stadium During Game Days 

Subways, Buses, and Paratransit Provide Convenient Service to All Yankee Home Games 

View Video of Today’s News Conference 

View Photos from Today’s News Conference and Nostalgia Train Ride to Yankee Stadium 

View Video of Today’s Nostalgia Train  

Hundreds of New York Yankees fans joined New York City Transit President Richard Davey on the New York Transit Museum’s 1917 IRT Lo-V Nostalgia train for the Yankees home opener. Fans boarded the train at Grand Central for an express train unlike any other to Yankee Stadium. The train ride followed a news conference where Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) leaders reminded Yankees fans that the fastest way to Yankee Stadium is via public transportation.  

With the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) terminal at Grand Central, Yankees fans anywhere in the MTA region, from Montauk to New Haven, have easy transit access to Yankee Stadium, for the first time ever. 

“We welcome back baseball fans with plenty of service to get them to the stadium in time for first pitch,” said Metro-North Railroad President and LIRR Interim President Catherine Rinaldi. “This year the commuter railroads offer service to Yankee Stadium from New Haven to Ronkonkoma, with LIRR service now at Grand Central where customers can connect to a Metro-North gameday shuttle or a Hudson Line train. For Hudson Valley and Connecticut customers, the return of the Yankee Clippers offers one-seat rides to the stadium. Leave the driving to us this season.” 

“If Yankee Stadium is not the most mass transit friendly ballpark in the league, it is certainly the most diverse,” said New York City Transit President Richard Davey. “Two subway lines, five bus routes and an Access-A-Ride stop right at the front of the stadium—and that’s just New York City Transit. Yankees fans, and those visiting, have nothing but options and we will be here to get you to and from the game.” 

“There is nothing like baseball season in the Bronx, and with so many options available mass transit is a no brainer way to the game,” said MTA Acting Chief Customer Officer Shanifah Rieara. “No matter where you are in the MTA region, if you can catch a bus or train, there is a quick way to the ballgame. The only thing a customer has to do is see which of the many ways works best for them.” 

The MTA will be providing the following service options to get to all New York Yankees home games. 

Take LIRR to Grand Central 

The opening of Grand Central Madison makes it easier than ever for Yankees fans on Long Island to get to the game.  

Prior to the terminal’s opening, a Yankees fan coming in from Long Island would have taken a longer subway ride from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, or transferred twice on the subway, or left Penn Station and walked to Herald Square to connect to a d.png train. 

Now, a LIRR customer can take a one-seat ride into Grand Central and finish their trip either on a Metro-North shuttle or the 4.png train. Either option can take a customer to the stadium in less than 30 minutes from Grand Central. 

Metro-North's Yankee Clippers    

Metro-North Railroad announced the return of its “Yankee Clipper” trains as part of the new train schedules that took effect Sunday, March 26. The Yankee Clippers are special game-day trains which provide one-seat rides from theHarlem and New Haven lines to Yankees-E 153 St station for all evening and weekend home games.  

In addition to the Yankee Clipper trains, Metro-North will operate shuttle trains for all evening and weekend games between Grand Central Terminal, Harlem-125th Street and Yankees-E 153 St stations for fans departing from Manhattan or who are transferring at Harlem-125th station from additional Harlem and New Haven line trains.  Also, Metro-North will operate shuttle trains after weekday day games from Yankees-E 153rd Street to Harlem-125th Street and Grand Central. 

Many Hudson Line trains stop at Yankees-E 153 St station normally, and many express trains to and from Croton-Harmon and Poughkeepsie make a stop at the stadium on game days. For afternoon games customers can take any Hudson Line train to the game and will be accommodated by shuttle service following the game. 

New York City Subway  

The subway’s 161 St-Yankee Stadium station, with service on the 4.png and b.pngd.png lines, is right in front of the stadium at the corner of 161 St and River Av. b.png trains stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium during rush hours only, while 4.png and d.png trains currently stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium at all times.  

Starting Friday, April 28, d.png trains will resume peak-direction rush hour express service in the Bronx, however, Bronx-bound rush hour d.png trains will continue to stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium on game days. 

New York City Buses 

The Bx6, Bx6 SBS, and Bx13 stop near the stadium at E. 161 St and River Av. In addition, the Bx1 and Bx2 both stop at E. 161 St and the Grand Concourse, a three-block walk east to the stadium. 

Customers can use the real-time bus arrival tracking feature on the MYmta app before boarding. 

Access-A-Ride 

Access-A-Ride has a designated stop in front of Yankee Stadium. To book a trip to the stadium, customers can call (877)-337-2017 or (718)-393-4999 and press prompt #2. 

New York Transit Museum’s Nostalgia Train is Back 

The New York Transit Museum offered fans a once-in-a-season way

to show off their pinstripe pride and ride to Yankee Stadium in style,

aboard a 1917 IRT Lo-V train and the Train of Many Colors. 

For one day only, the IRT Lo-V Nostalgia Train and Train of Many Colors

ran from Grand Central to Yankee Stadium. The IRT Lo-V Nostalgia Train

left the uptown train platforms of 42 St-Grand Central at approximately

11:00 a.m., and traveled non-stop on the Lexington Avenue Line, arriving

at 161 St-Yankee Stadium in about 25 minutes. The Train of Many Colors

arrived after to carry more riders to the stadium. 

The ride to the Bronx took fans to the stadium gates with plenty of time

before the first pitch at 1:05 p.m. 

Originally operated by the Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) system,

The IRT Lo-V began service in 1917. The vintage train cars and hundreds

of other similar cars served subway customers a few years before

the first pitch was thrown at the original Yankee Stadium. With rattan seats,

ceiling fans and drop sash windows, the train hearkens back to an earlier

age of subway travel and provides a photogenic counterpoint to the new

home of the New York Yankees. 

The Train of Many Colors includes a selection of cars manufactured in

the 1960s: the R-33, R-33WF and R-36 cars. With “Tartar Red” and

“Gunn Red” redbirds, Kale Green "Green Machines", blue-and-silver

"Platinum Mist" and the striking two-tone robin's egg blue and cream

“Bluebird” paint schemes, the train represents several different eras

in New York City subway history

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Friday, March 31, 2023 4:36 AM

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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, April 7, 2024 1:55 AM

Posted primarily bfor photo links:

View Video of Nostalgia Train Rides to Yankee Stadium 

View Photos of Nostalgia Train Ride and Yankees Fans Heading to the Stadium 

Fans Can Take Any MTA Service to get to Yankee Stadium 

Following a 6-1 start to the season, the New York Yankees held their home opener against the Toronto Blue Jays. Yankee fans poured into the transit system ahead of the game, taking the subway, buses, Metro-North Railroad, and Long Island Rail Road to get to Yankee Stadium. 

Hundreds of fans were able to ride the New York Transit Museum’s 1917 IRT Lo-V Nostalgia train. Fans boarded the train at Grand Central-42 St station for an express train unlike any other to Yankee Stadium, arriving at Yankee Stadium at 11:28 a.m. Immediately following the Lo-V's departure from Grand Central-42 St, fans unable to get the Lo-V were able to take the Train of Many Colors, which arrived at the stadium shortly after. 

“It is always an exciting time when the Yankee Clippers start to roll again,” said Metro-North Railroad President Catherine Rinaldi. “So far this season the Yankees have given fans every reason to get to the stadium, and Metro-North is here to get you there. Whether you are coming from Connecticut, the Hudson Valley, New York City, or Long Island, you can find a Metro-North train to get you to your seat in time for first pitch.” 

“Two things I learned very quickly are that New Yorkers are passionate about their Yankees and they know the subway is the best way to get to the game,” said NYC Transit President Richard Davey. “We have buses, paratransit stops in addition to subway to get you to Yankee Stadium so there is no excuse to drive. We will have extra eyes on the Manhattan-bound 4 platform for batting practice this season in case Juan Soto blasts one over the Bleacher Creatures in right field and out of the park.” 

“We are delighted to be able to continue to offer this beloved tradition which has become a hallmark sign that spring and baseball are back in New York City!” said New York Transit Museum Director Concetta Bencivenga. 

Yankee fans hoping to get to any home game this year can take any MTA service to get there. 

Metro-North's Yankee Clippers 

Metro-North Railroad’s “Yankee Clipper” trains are special game-day trains which provide one-seat rides from the Harlem and New Haven lines to Yankees-E 153rd St station for all evening and weekend home games.  

In addition to the Yankee Clipper trains, Metro-North operates shuttle trains for all games, including weekday day games, between Grand Central Terminal, Harlem-125th St, and Yankees-E 153rd St stations for fans departing from Manhattan, who are transferring at Grand Central from the LIRR or who are transferring at Harlem-125th St station from Harlem and New Haven line trains. 

For all games, Metro-North also adds a stop at Yankees-E 153rd St station to many Hudson Line express and local trains to provide more options for fans traveling to and from the game. 

New York City Subway 

161 St-Yankee Stadium subway station with service on the b.pngd.png and 4.png lines is directly in front of the stadium at the corner of 161st St and River Ave. Local d.png and4.png trains stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium at all times. b.png trains stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium during rush hour only. Rush hour express d.png trains will also stop at 161 St-Yankee Stadium before weeknight games. 

Take LIRR to Grand Central 

The opening of Grand Central Madison makes it easier than ever for Yankee fans on Long Island to get to the game.  

Prior to the terminal’s opening, a Yankee fan going to the Stadium from Long Island would have taken a longer subway ride from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr, or transferred twice on the subway, or left Penn Station and walked to Herald Square to connect to a d.png train. 

Now, an LIRR customer can take a one-seat ride into Grand Central and finish their trip either on a Metro-North shuttle or the 4.png train. Either option can take a customer to the stadium in less than 30 minutes from Grand Central. 

New York City Buses 

The Bx6, Bx6 SBS, and Bx13 stop near the stadium at E. 161 St and River Ave. In addition, the Bx1 and Bx2 both stop at E. 161 St and the Grand Concourse, a three-block walk east to the stadium. 

Customers can use the real-time bus arrival tracking feature on the MTA app before boarding. 

Access-A-Ride 

Access-A-Ride has a designated stop in front of Yankee Stadium. To book a trip to the stadium, customers can call (877)-337-2017 or (718)-393-4999 and press prompt #2. 

About New York Transit Museum’s Nostalgia Trains 

The New York Transit Museum offers fans a once-in-a-season way to show off their pinstripe pride and ride to Yankee Stadium in style, aboard a 1917 IRT Lo-V train and the Train of Many Colors nostalgia trains. 

Originally operated by the Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) system, the IRT Lo-V began service in 1917. The vintage train cars and hundreds of other similar cars served subway customers a few years before the first pitch was thrown at the original Yankee Stadium. With rattan seats, ceiling fans and drop sash windows, the train hearkens back to an earlier age of subway travel and provides a photogenic counterpoint to the new home of the New York Yankees. 

The Train of Many Colors includes a selection of cars manufactured in the 1960s: the R-33, R-33WF and R-36 cars. With “Tartar Red” and “Gunn Red” redbirds, Kale Green "Green Machines", blue-and-silver "Platinum Mist" and the striking two-tone robin's egg blue and cream “Bluebird” paint schemes, the train represents several different eras in New York City subway history.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, April 7, 2024 2:12 AM

Moderator, please delkete this thread, because unwanted material reappeared.   Thahnks.

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