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Re: Post Your NYC Subway videos here.

Postby csx8851 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:54 pm

Some R46 and R160 trains at Woodhaven Blvd. I was out fanning during a weekend so both the (E) and (F) were running Queens Blvd Local:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY1c_DTnVuM
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Re: Post Your NYC Subway videos here.

Postby Frank » Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:21 pm

These videos were taken in June and September of 2016. The first video is of some rerouted IND R160 E trains as well as F trains at 63rd Street-Lexington Ave a few months before the Second Ave Subway opened. The station was clearly going under renovation at the time. For some reason despite the renovations, they kept some of the old tile in one of the entrances! The second video is of a short ride on an IRT R62A 1 train from 23rd St to 28th Street on the IRT Broadway-7th Ave Line.

NYCTA R160 E and F train action at 63rd St Lexington Ave
https://youtu.be/Rmo5GtAzBvk

Ride on an R62A 1 train from 23rd St to 28th St
https://youtu.be/1brVfgGvpgs

Enjoy! :-)
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Re: Post Your NYC Subway videos here.

Postby Frank » Fri May 04, 2018 11:34 pm

These videos were taken on a trip in August 2016. The first video is of some R62A and R142A 6 train action at the picturesque Whitlock Ave station in the Bronx. Situated right next to the Sheridan Expressway and a located a short distance away form Hunts Point Ave and Simpson Street on the 2 and 5 trains. The station has relatively little ridership but had good views of trains approaching from the Bronx River Bridge and exiting the tunnel just outside the station. The abandoned Westchester Ave station of the former New York, Westchester, and Boston Railroad is located very close by and can be seen in the distance. The second video is of some R62A and R142A 6 train action at 116th Street station on the Lexington IRT. The line runs on two levels on this section of the line with local track on the upper level and express tracks on the lower level.

August 2016 NYCTA Subway action at Whitlock Ave
https://youtu.be/uzYmYTHSTLw

NYCTA R62A and R142A 6 train action at 116th St
https://youtu.be/W0EIbY4Xi_0

Enjoy! :-)
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Re: Post Your NYC Subway videos here.

Postby Frank » Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:21 pm

These videos were also taken on a August 2016 trip to NYC. The first video is of some NYCTA R62A and R142A 4 and 6 train action at 103rd St on the Lexington IRT. 103rd street was recently renovated, the only way I can tell the difference it was 103rd Street was because of the placement of the lighting. The Lexington IRT likely saw its peak ridership in 2016, with the opening of the Second Ave Subway, its ridership has gone down somewhat. The second video is of some NYCTA R46 and R160 action at 5th Avenue-59th Street on the Broadway BMT. It is located at the southeast corner of Central Park. The Plaza Hotel is located outside the station and the Central Park Zoo is nearby.

August 2016 NYCTA 6 Subway action at 103rd St
https://youtu.be/nwZBq6U-kCo

August 2016 NYCTA R46 and R160 action at 5th Ave 59th St
https://youtu.be/TFqchbXhpoA

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