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Re: March 31, 1977 - The Last R-1/9 Run In Service

Posted by Steve B-8AVEXP on Sun Apr 1 16:52:08 2012, in response to Re: March 31, 1977 - The Last R-1/9 Run In Service, posted by Chris R16/R2730 on Sun Apr 1 13:05:46 2012.

The BMT standards were on their last legs by then, too. I read that some of their truck bolsters were so badly worn that there was concern about what would happen when they tried to stop. The train might stop, but the trucks might keep right on going.

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