In what may possibly be the final eastward movement ever of a Budd M3 on LIRR rails, the 9938 leads a set of 10 beleaguered cars for temporary storage in Ronkonkoma Yard. This train will join abou... (more)
It's likely the end of the line for this string of Budd-built M3s and about 70 other cars just like it, located on adjacent yard tracks. The Coronavirus pandemic cut LIRR ridership by over 80% neg... (more)
A set of Budd M1/M3s brings #2054 from Penn Station in New York City to Ronkonkoma, NY after a fresh snowfall by the old B Tower.
"M-3s in Penn"
"Retired M3s at Blissville Yard"
An M3 Pair (LI 9781/ 9782) sits on Track 4 in Blissville Yard waiting to be de-trucked, loaded onto flat cars and transported to Frontier Metals ... (more)
LIRR trains pace each other out of the city.
M3 rushes toward New York Penn
A local service with a Budd M3 is being caught by another service lead by a DE30. It is the making of a hot hazy day in the city.
Old Budd M3's hustle people toward New York Penn as they have for decades. These cars are due to be retired in the next year or so, as the first M9's have arrived for testing.
A set of Metro North M3 EMUs pulls into the station at Spuyten Duyvil as the DV swing bridge on the Amtrak Empire Connection is lifted into the air by the Lef... (more)
last april morning snowfall,last for LIRR Budd M3's ??
Old and new rest in the yard.