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by steemtrayn
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: NYC MTA Subway and Rail, PATH and SIRT
Topic: Subway cars at Hunts Point
Replies: 4
Views: 1741

Cars at Hunts Point

What's the story behind these cars? ://binged.it/2Bihe5v
by steemtrayn
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT LETP pre-employment test
Replies: 3
Views: 2776

Re: NJT LETP pre-employment test

There is no prep. Either you have what it takes, or you don't.
by steemtrayn
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Toy Trains, Model Railroading, Outdoor and Live Steam
Topic: Atlas AEM-7
Replies: 4
Views: 1671

Re: Atlas AEM-7

I suppose they are the same pans that are on the ALP45DP. It must be fully raised or locked down, since the legs don't equalize. Useless under wire.
by steemtrayn
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: Major NJT cuts, no AC line for 5 months and more
Replies: 88
Views: 22270

Re: Major NJT cuts, no AC line for 5 months and more

NorthPennLimited wrote:What keeps an Atlantic City employee who becomes displaced and has to travel over 50 miles to a new work location in Newark or Hoboken from simply sitting at home and collecting unemployment benefits?
Maybe they'll just bump someone in Bay Head or Morrisville, and let those workers migrate north.
by steemtrayn
Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT Emergency Equipement Storage
Replies: 11
Views: 3751

Re: NJT Emergency Equipement Storage

Instead of buying and maintaining a yard that wouldn't even get filled in time to save the equipment, wouldn't it make more sense to round up everything and send it to a high point on the main, like Summit or Middletown? Since service is suspended during the emergency, whose way would it be in? When...
by steemtrayn
Thu Aug 31, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: PL42 4020
Replies: 5
Views: 3182

Re: PL42 4020

I was told today that 4020 will be the first PL to be sent out for overhaul.Don't know when, or where.
by steemtrayn
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: PL42 4020
Replies: 5
Views: 3182

Re: PL42 4020

Occasionally gets dragged into the shop when a part is needed to be stripped off. With Alstom out of the locomotive business, there's no one left who knows how to make a new nose.
by steemtrayn
Fri May 12, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Toy Trains, Model Railroading, Outdoor and Live Steam
Topic: Review of Atlas' ALP-45DP / Multilevel Cars
Replies: 8
Views: 4983

Re: Review of Atlas' ALP-45DP / Multilevel Cars

My only gripe is that the pantograph must be all the way up, or down and locked,
; it can't be positioned half way.
by steemtrayn
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: CNJ camelbacks
Replies: 11
Views: 7922

Re: CNJ camelbacks

DianaOfBurlington wrote:This is wonderful history being archived. Is that the Comet at 4.30?

'Canned' music is a cute little number as well.
B&O Pacific, actually.
by steemtrayn
Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT HOBOKEN TERMINAL ACCIDENT THREAD
Replies: 444
Views: 84817

Re: NJT HOBOKEN TERMINAL ACCIDENT THREAD

If the car's frame got bent while going over the block, might it be best to just scrap it on the spot?
by steemtrayn
Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:13 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: NJT HOBOKEN TERMINAL ACCIDENT THREAD
Replies: 444
Views: 84817

Re: NJT HOBOKEN TERMINAL ACCIDENT THREAD

Cameras all over the terminal, and I still haven't heard a word about video evidence.
by steemtrayn
Sun Apr 24, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: New Jersey Railfan
Topic: Freedom Train T1 Final Trip 1976
Replies: 2
Views: 2834

Re: Freedom Train T1 Final Trip 1976

I chased it from Scranton, PA to Morristown and worked a concession wagon from Neptune, NJ to D.C. Maybe someday I'll have those Super 8s digitized.
by steemtrayn
Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Topic: Why are NJ Transit trains so slow?
Replies: 54
Views: 18173

Re: Why are NJ Transit trains so slow?

Because fast trains make more noise and we don't want to wake the sleeping passengers.

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