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(image 146356)
(316k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Williamsburg Bridge
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8540
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 4/30/2016
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 322


(image 139605)
(118k, 1024x683)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Fulton Street Transit Center
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 4/30/2013
Notes: Headhouse under construction
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 433


(image 139607)
(134k, 1024x683)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Fulton Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 4/30/2013
Notes: New elevator being installed
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1645


(image 139603)
(126k, 1024x683)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Crosstown Line
Location: 4th Avenue
Route: Work Service
Car: Sperry Rail Service 403
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 4/30/2013
Notes: SRS 403
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1147


(image 139625)
(89k, 1024x683)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Crosstown Line
Location: Smith/9th Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 4/30/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1101


(image 133484)
(297k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: 71st/Continental Aves./Forest Hills
Route: F
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 9212
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 4/30/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1025


(image 133491)
(282k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: 71st/Continental Aves./Forest Hills
Route: R
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5708
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 4/30/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 795


(image 133497)
(240k, 1044x596)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: South Brooklyn Railway
Location: SBK Yard (2nd Ave at 38th St.) (SBK)
Car: R-156 Diesel-Electric Locomotive (MPI, 2012-2013) 912
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 4/30/2012
Notes: Delivery of first R-156 locomotive, 0L912.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 900


(image 133495)
(179k, 1044x596)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: South Brooklyn Railway
Location: SBK Yard (2nd Ave at 38th St.) (SBK)
Car: R-156 Diesel-Electric Locomotive (MPI, 2012-2013) 912
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 4/30/2012
Notes: Delivery of first R-156 locomotive, 0L912.
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 874


(image 133496)
(264k, 1044x596)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: South Brooklyn Railway
Location: SBK Yard (2nd Ave at 38th St.) (SBK)
Car: R-156 Diesel-Electric Locomotive (MPI, 2012-2013) 912
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 4/30/2012
Notes: Delivery of first R-156 locomotive, 0L912.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 770


(image 122044)
(393k, 1044x703)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 20th Avenue
Photo by: David Tropiansky
Date: 4/30/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 844


(image 111756)
(267k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9292
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1059


(image 111755)
(281k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5824
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1051


(image 111747)
(237k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9547
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1376


(image 111750)
(233k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-160B (Option 2) (Kawasaki, 2009) 9898
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1280


(image 111748)
(223k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9272
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 963


(image 111751)
(291k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75)
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1010


(image 111752)
(321k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-160B (Option 2) (Kawasaki, 2009) 9843
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1233


(image 111758)
(297k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9243
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1067


(image 111757)
(276k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5616
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1670


(image 111753)
(295k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5488
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 909


(image 65799)
(228k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3720
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1044


(image 111754)
(297k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-160B (Option 2) (Kawasaki, 2009) 9852
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1516


(image 111749)
(229k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5682
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 803


(image 111746)
(229k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3805/3428
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1161


(image 111745)
(235k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5654
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1200


(image 111737)
(201k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5460
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 4/30/2010
Notes: This set of R-44 cars was retired from service on 5/1/2010.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 968


(image 111738)
(203k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5434
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 741


(image 112178)
(205k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5222
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 4/30/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 764


(image 100383)
(207k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Lefferts Boulevard
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4251
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 4/30/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 796


(image 85842)
(271k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-161 Rider Car (ex-R-33) RD415 (ex-9021)
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 2159


(image 86774)
(243k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Prospect Park
Route: Q
Car: R-68A (Kawasaki, 1988-1989) 5024
Photo by: Andrew Johnson
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1638


(image 84063)
(245k, 788x1044)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Kings Highway
Route: B
Car: R-40M (St. Louis, 1969) 4507
Photo by: Andrew Johnson
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1474


(image 84062)
(231k, 788x1044)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Kings Highway
Route: B
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4290
Photo by: Andrew Johnson
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 1538


(image 85827)
(212k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: 3rd Avenue
Route: L
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8368
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2877


(image 83996)
(205k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 34th Street/Herald Square
Route: Work Service
Car: R-33 World's Fair (St. Louis, 1963-64) 9338
Photo by: David Pirmann
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2308


(image 83932)
(179k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 190th Street/Overlook Terrace
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5302
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1643


(image 83934)
(177k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 190th Street/Overlook Terrace
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5410
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1491


(image 85757)
(217k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3652
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1854


(image 85763)
(234k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Rockaway Boulevard
Route: A
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4057
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1306


(image 85848)
(208k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Rockaway Boulevard
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5314
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1128


(image 85849)
(272k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Aqueduct/North Conduit Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5330
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1461


(image 85772)
(209k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 44th Street/Frank Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4572
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1422


(image 85769)
(231k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 44th Street/Frank Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4555
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1874


(image 85850)
(201k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 44th Street/Frank Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5466
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1482


(image 85771)
(276k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4570
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1634


(image 85768)
(206k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4550
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1397


(image 85770)
(225k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4570
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1791


(image 85762)
(291k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: A
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3928
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 1519


(image 85764)
(299k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: A
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4064
Photo by: Paul Ferbrache
Date: 4/30/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2014


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