Discussion relating to the operations of MTA MetroNorth Railroad including west of Hudson operations and discussion of CtDOT sponsored rail operations such as Shore Line East and the Springfield to New Haven Hartford Line

Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, nomis, FL9AC, Jeff Smith

  by railrob
 
The gentleman handling the disposal of the cars is on vacation until next week. They just might have a home.

  by Silverliner II
 
7 Train wrote:They shouldn't be scrapped just yet. They are only 27 years old (built 1978) and could last another 15-20 years if overhauled.

Ironic is, I saw a MN Comet I-A on display at the 1998 Hoboken Festival.
So did I...I did video at the Festival that year. But I have to run back through the tape to see if I got it or not...

  by Silverliner II
 
4 Express wrote:Well at least they didn't get scrapped.
Yet.

  by li7039
 
emailed the MTA and they said they are schedualed to be scraped

  by sullivan1985
 
li7039 wrote:emailed the MTA and they said they are schedualed to be scraped
Must be a long wait considering they have been there for over a year now.