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Re: Holiday Train Schedule & Routes

Posted by randyo on Tue Dec 3 01:30:03 2019, in response to Re: Holiday Train Schedule & Routes, posted by Joe V on Mon Dec 2 16:57:17 2019.

Well, there were 3 basic designs of the BMT steels. 2000-2499 were the same design with s pseudo turtle back roof with individual roof vents and small roll signs. 2500-2599 had the same roof design with a slightly different style of roof vents and larger roll signs. 2600-2899 and the 4000 series trailers had a deck roof more conventional side vents and the large roll signs. What would probably have been necessary to preserve all types would have been the current 2390/1/2 unit, to show one design, a 2500 unit to show the second design and at least one 2600 A unit to show the third. If 2 X 2600 A cars had been retained, a complete 8 car train of steels could have been assembled and used in holiday and other special services.

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