R127 'Rubbish Motor',built in 1990-1991 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Kobe, Japan, for work train service. They are similar to the R62 and R62A passenger cars, and are built to IRT specificatio... (more)
Unusual snowfall for this year season.
There is a lot of money sitting here in the MTA's Corona Yard. They rest for tomorrow they work again.
The modern and well kept MTA Corona Yard has a feline trespasser. I watched with trepidation as the visitor came near the third rail yet this pussy didn't self immolate. Truly nine lives were with... (more)
Citi Field, in its 2nd year as a replacement (upgrade, really) of Shea Stadium, and the New York Mets prepare to host the Chicago Cubs. The Mets will win this game 6-1. Meanwhile, on the platfor... (more)
Non-revenue cars, Redbirds, regular service cars, the trash train - a bit of everything in the yard today...
A pair of work trains inc. two GE 45 ton units and a work service unit plus flat cars and gondola mounted cranes sit out the weekend as another train prepares to go to work a few hours before the ... (more)
A rare look at one of the trash trains - a pair of work service cars run with a trio of flat cars loaded end to end with 1 yard dumpsters to haul trash out of stations. Meanwhile a nice surprise ... (more)
Dozens of cars wait to go into service on the 7 line, trains were quietly humming and leaving one by one to start moving Mets fans out to the stadium for the afternoon game.
#7 line R-62A's parked in Corona Yard. Arthur Ashe stadium in background.
An 11 car consist of R36's, the way the Flushing Line was meant to be
An 11 car consist (1 married set of 5 cars, 6 single units) is the standard on the Flushing Line, also knows as the No. 7 line
Bombardier R62A's and retired St. Louis Car R36 World's Fair cars ("The Redbirds")