Monthly Archives: November 2008

Ride the Holiday Nostalgia Train

New York City Transit will once again be running the Nostalgia Train during the holiday shopping season. The train runs in regular passenger service along the from 2 Av to Queens Plaza on Sundays in December, and also on November … Continue reading

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Lionel supplies new subway cars for Grand Central layout

  Lionel is running its new product, replica R-27 New York City subway cars, at the Transit Museum’s annual Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Terminal November 25 through January 19, 2009.

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She’s not wearing any pants!

This public transit gem comes from The Salt Lake Tribune: Pantsless woman really a fashion victim 10/28/2008 :: A woman was yanked from a TRAX train Monday morning after fellow riders reported that she was not wearing any pants. Utah … Continue reading

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Right Beverley, Wrong Address

As first reported by The Gallery of Absurd Stuff Blog, the MTA made a mistake this morning on its website. The photo is indeed of the Beverley Rd subway station. However that station is not located at Nostrand Av. The … Continue reading

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Rockettes Ride the Vintage Rails

Two Rockettes handed out free Metrocards and rode NYCT’s “vintage” “nostalgia” train of R-1/9 class cars from the World Trade Center station on the (E) to the 47-50 Sts Rockefeller Center station on the (B)(D)(F)(V). The event was a promotion … Continue reading

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New York City Express Buses May Go Away

  Oh what a glorious day this is! Those over-subsidized, slow-a** overbuilt-for-their-use MTA BUS and NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT EXPRESS BUSES may see large service cuts due to the budget crunch. It’s about time!!!

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