M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby BuddR32 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:29 am

Doors is also a simple trainline, but M9 may be different. I'll have to ask the Car Movers at Hillside if they are interoperable at all. I think PA is too dependent on the train-network, which is not compatible
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby gregorygrice » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:45 am

cam36 wrote:Any bets on which line the first M9 revenue service will run on?


LIRR doesn't assign equipment to any specific line. One trainset sees multiple lines in a day.
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby inthebag » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:12 am

Keep your eyes open on Tuesday. They will be heading out to KO.
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:40 pm

What time? I only have a half day of school, so, lucky me :-D

Edit: Own power or towed?
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby inthebag » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:32 pm

After the morning rush hour. LINYARailfan's observation is relevant.
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:14 pm

What time are they leaving Hillside? Around 11:00?
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:14 am

A time please? :|Cause I GOTTA RAILFAN THIS!!!!!!
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby LINYARailfan » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:52 am

PlaneLoverA380 wrote:A time please? :|Cause I GOTTA RAILFAN THIS!!!!!!

They are scheduled to head out to KO following LIRR train 2010 for horn testing
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:33 am

What time are they coming back? Like, when is the W/B move leaving KO?
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby M1 9147 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:43 am

Well then, I’m off this week and I’ll try to make it to KO after lunch to still see if there!

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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:08 pm

Just received word from a friend they will come back to Hillside around 3.
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby LINYARailfan » Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:48 pm

PlaneLoverA380 wrote:Just received word from a friend they will come back to Hillside around 3.

Just saw the M7/M9 test train at Hollis going into Hillside at 4:45pm
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:15 pm

Well, I couldn't stay that long at Mineola, so, :( *sobs hysterically*
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby R36 Combine Coach » Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:47 pm

Mixed train at Brentwood (Edward Hand)
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Re: M9 and M9A Procurement & Acceptance

Postby PlaneLoverA380 » Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:02 pm

When will there be any other tests? Will they be operating on the same schedule? *sheds tear*
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