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Re: subchat back,

Posted by Bill from Maspeth on Fri Mar 15 19:30:51 2019, in response to Re: subchat back,, posted by Bill Newkirk on Fri Mar 15 15:50:57 2019.

Oh my. Even though articulated, a one car train. I guess the brain trust felt they were mechanically good enough to run one section in service and trust the motormen not to gap the train over a switch. But in those days in order to get disciplined you had to do something really bad so the motorman wasn't afraid to operate with lots of confidence and I'm sure fewer grade timers were out there.

Looking at those pics and all the years I worked those stretches and the M shuttle to/from B'way/Myrtle middle, too bad I can't turn back the hands of time and operate those gems, the Standards to Chambers St., the Q's and gate cars to Jay St......


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