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Re: Rush hour J to 9 Av

Posted by J trainloco on Sun Apr 15 22:04:31 2012, in response to Re: Rush hour J to 9 Av, posted by GP38/R42 Chris on Sun Apr 15 21:38:55 2012.

LOL. Yes,they were "magically" converted from 75 foot car trains to 60 foot trains. For every 75 foot V train of R46 trains (the equivalent of 10 car trains of 60 footers),it was transferred an 8 car trainset of 60 foot R160's (8 car trains of 60 footers). That left 2 extra 60 foot cars for EVERY Trainset of 75 foot cars from the v left over.

I think the point VictorM is making is that the orange M required many more trainsests which could only be 60' cars, but eliminating the V only made 75' trainsets available. Hence, there was a shortage of 60', 4 car trainsets.


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