NFTA PCC cars (Ex Shaker Rapid) disposition?

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NFTA PCC cars (Ex Shaker Rapid) disposition?

Postby JPoland » Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:50 pm

For a number of years PCC cars sat in the NFTA carbarn (Ex Lackawanna terminal) in hopes of being used on subway extensions that never happened..then they disappeared to parts unknown.
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Re: NFTA PCC cars (Ex Shaker Rapid) disposition?

Postby BR&P » Sat Dec 30, 2017 11:03 pm

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Re: NFTA PCC cars (Ex Shaker Rapid) disposition?

Postby Railroaded » Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:35 am

Sold to a museum interest in Brooklyn that went belly up. They were loaded onto flat bed trucks on Main St in front of the arena, unloaded at the new owner's downstate, & eventually scrapped there. They couldn't be used in Buffalo because they didn't fit on the system with regards to platform height & clearances. The whole affair seemed like a big boondoggle.
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