1968-1973 MTA Capital Plan

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1968-1973 MTA Capital Plan

Postby Jeff Smith » Fri Sep 02, 2016 3:43 pm

Although this predates MNRR by over a decade, this is a very interesting read:


https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id= ... 7;size=125
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Re: 1968-1973 MTA Capital Plan

Postby JamesRR » Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:45 am

Great find. Fascinating read. They really did make a significant number of drastic improvements at that time. The high-level platforms and quarter-point door designs of the cars really changed commuting drastically. Brought subway like efficiency to the commuter railroads.

Excellent photos throughout, too. Too bad it cannot be downloaded in its entirety without some kind of login.
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Re: 1968-1973 MTA Capital Plan

Postby Jeff Smith » Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:46 am

Actually, to clarify, not my find, it was in an LIRR topic. Sorry, forgot to add that disclaimer.
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Re: 1968-1973 MTA Capital Plan

Postby DutchRailnut » Mon Sep 05, 2016 10:21 am

interesting read, specially the numbers, like west of hudson only 6 trains daily, or ridership east of Hudson only like 36 000 per day and a whopping 168 train radio's installed .
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