• Push-pull experiment on the NYC

  • Discussion relating to the NYC and subsidiaries, up to 1968. Visit the NYCS Historical Society for more information.
Discussion relating to the NYC and subsidiaries, up to 1968. Visit the NYCS Historical Society for more information.

Moderator: Otto Vondrak

  by R Paul Carey
 
The possibility this experiment was part of an effort to replace non-AC MU's is credible, as the 4000 series MU's - oldest of the fleet, unmodernized and dating from the initial electrification - were retired c. 1963, just as soon as the NYC 4600's (ACMU's) were delivered.