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R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-1975)

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Train of R-46 cars on F service at Smith/9th Street on the IND Crosstown Line. Photo by David Pirmann, August 2000.



Designation Unit Numbers Manufacturer Years
R-46 5482-6207 (inclusive),
6208-6258 (even #s)
Pullman 1974-1975

  • Stainless steel
  • 75' long, 10' wide
  • 5482-6205 in 4-car sets (A-B-B-A; even numbers have cabs; odd numbers "blind"); 6206-6207 is an A-B set, 6208-6258 (even numbers only) are A-A sets.Cars in sets are numbered in consecutive order. Lowest number usually divides only by two. Highest number is odd.
  • Cars originally 500-1227 (all), 1228-1278 (even). The cars were not renumbered in order. See detailed roster below for the original numbers.


R-46 Datasheet from NYCT Revenue & Non-Revenue Car Drawings

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: Spring Street

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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
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Photo by: David Pirmann
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Photo by: Chris Leverett
Location: Smith/9th Street

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Photo by: Pablo Maneiro
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Location: Court Square/23rd St (Ely Avenue)

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Car Notes

Green Preserved, saved for preservation,
or exists in some state
Yellow Converted to work service
(and later scrapped or still in use)
Red Wrecked/Damaged in accident (and possibly repaired),
or scrapped prior to the bulk of the type
Number Notes
941, 1054 Hit end of tunnel wall at 179th St., 6/4/1987. Not rebuilt, unit numbers did not carry over into the current fleet.

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Photo by: Steve Kreisler
Location: Jamaica Yard/Shops

5796, 5546 Accident between a "G" and "R" local train on Queens Boulevard, 11/20/1997; repaired and returned to service.

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Collection of: Steve Kreisler
Location: Queens Blvd Line north of Steinway St.

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Collection of: Steve Kreisler
Location: Queens Blvd Line north of Steinway St.

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Collection of: Steve Kreisler
Location: Queens Blvd Line north of Steinway St.


Subway Car MDBF Data

Detailed Roster (Renumbering/Disposition)

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