Tag: mta
drill-F-Train

What the heck man? This is so messed up. Yesterday morning, a huge drill operating above the F train tunnel near 21st Street-Queensbridge accidentally came through the tunnel roof and nearly sliced open a subway car. There were approximately 800 people on board the train at the time and luckily the drill JUST missed going through […]

1935-r6-subway-car

If you’re in Brooklyn, you can purchase a real 1935 R6 Subway car on eBay. Price as of this post: $24,000. It’s not pretty, but it’s something…

A great look at the current progress of the 2nd Avenue Subway line and the history of the NYC transit system.

I didn’t know the MTA was doing this, but apparently from the YouTube video description: As part of an ongoing project to reduce wheep slip on trains, a rail grinder is used to make grooves in the rail for better traction, and as a result this sound is made when trains go over the rail. […]

nyc-transit-authority-graphics-standards-manual

I’ve posted the online gallery of the iconic NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual before but if you’ve ever wanted to own it, now’s your chance! For a very limited time, the MTA has given license to the guys behind The Standards Manual to print the Graphics Standards Manual via a Kickstarter campaign. While it won’t be the authentic real […]