Empire Service (New York State)

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Re: Empire Service (New York State)

Postby Jim Kaufman » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:08 pm

There is a reason behind the seating on NYP-ALB trains, especially heavy travel times (i.e., PM trains out of Penn)...crew likes pax to know where they will "open up" RHI/HUD/ and the few that are getting off at YNY/CRT/POU. So when they say (as I used to load my trains): RHI-HUD front of train, ALB to rear. The reason? RHI-HUD are easy to unload from front of train, RHI near stair and elevator; HUD near station doors (taxi) and parking lot; ALB near escalators. PLUS, in days rear end crews had radios...easier to stop/start trains with hand signals at RHI-HUD.
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Re: Empire Service (New York State)

Postby Jim Kaufman » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:10 pm

Last line should read: ...BEFORE rear end crews had radios..."
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