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R44: Passenger cars 5202–5479 (NYCT) 388–435, 436–466 (even) St. Louis Car 1971–1973 NYCT cars retired, 5240 preserved, SIR cars in service: R45 Crane cars C218–C219 Atlas Car Manufacturing Co. ... "New York City Subway Car Fleet June 2010 through November 2016". 5217 5317 5270 New York's most common Train Car (Subway): "The R44 was the first 75-foot (22.86 m) car for the New York City Subway. Michael Tricarico 1976 by two. 5213 370 Scrapped. 5394 St. Louis Car Company delivered 352 cars of the R44 contract; 300 for the "subway", or transit system, and 52 cars for the outdoor Staten Island Rapid Transit System, a former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad subsidiary now owned and operated by a wing of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority which ran the subways, most city buses, and several other passenger facilities. 5349 5302/5444/5208 393 Phil Hom Out of service due to fire, 4/9/1997. 224 5216 5448 300 Derailed at 135th Street in Manhattan, 7/3/1997; 5282: rear of car sheared off, scrapped on site; 5283 suffered fire damage. Chao-Hwa Chen 279 5358 5243 1972 Jamaica. N scale Washington DC Metro model subway kit (Please Allow 4 Weeks for Delivery) 5466 5408 1xx 5438 To be sure that the system could accommodate 75-foot (23 m) cars, two retired R1 cars (numbered 165 and 192; renumbered XC675 and XC575 respectively) were cut in half, lengthened to 75 feet (23 m) and sent to various places around the subway and the Staten Island Railway. 5372 Beginning in 1974, Pullman delivered 750 75-foot stainless steel subway cars to the New York City Transit Authority. 5412 R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5433 5312 1981 The R44 was the first 75-foot (22.86 m) car for the New York City Subway. 334 5366 5258 Anthony Modesto Roberto C. Tobar 5332 Even with an overall increase in length, the R44s had only eight sets of doors per car (Ten 60-foot (18 m) cars have 40 sets of doors whereas eight 75-foot (23 m) cars have only 32 sets of doors). 451 1985 5475 5208 Salaam Allah 5223 The blue stripe was removed and painted gray. Wilfredo Castillo Nicholas Cheung 420 BMT Sea Beach Line 5404 2017 Clay Atcher Doug Grotjahn 400 5336 5329 They replaced all remaining Arnine cars, some R10s, and the problem-plagued GE-powered R16s. 5450 This restriction applies to all 75-foot car orders. The R44 debuted in 1971. 5354 David M. 424 5308 331 435 5382 Had some rebuiling but never entered service and was since stripped. 5398 commuter MUs, beginning in 1968, mandated an upgrade of third-rail 5377 264 A cars are evenly numbered cars with operator cabs. 406 5418 5295 Chris M. Peggy Darlington 112 The MTA will in­vest $3.686 bil­lion in this order. 5325 5218 The order is split into three parts: R211A and R211T cars for the subway and R211S cars for the SIR. 5249 Sal Pallante, 55, is trying to sell an original 1935 R6 city subway car now sitting on a Canarsie lot. 5278 5445 180 1989 1980 410 (Originally #172) Preserved for New York Transit Museum collection. MTA New York City Transit retired the last remaining R-42 subway cars from service today, ending a 51-year run. 136 5470 Pete Monty Derailed, hit pillar n. of 59th St., 6/18/1989. 5473 Tristan Zieley mile-long test track. Designated R46 by their procurement contract, these cars, along with the R44 subway car built by St. Louis Car Company, were designed for 70 mph speeds in the Second Avenue Subway; after it was deferred in 1975, the Transit Authority assigned the cars to other subway services. 192 448 5341 5380 262 2012 The R44 is a New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) car model built from 1971 to 1973 by the St. Louis Car Company in St. Louis, Missouri, USA and currently operates only on the Staten Island Railway. Train Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. 286 5376 428/394 228 Christopher Esposito 1997 Buy It Now +$8.32 shipping. $149.99. 5210 5240 John Barnes The R44 is a model of passenger train car that operates on the New York City Subway and the Staten Island Railway. 5209 414 Peter Ehrlich The R46 order initially consisted of 752 cars, each 75 feet (23 m) long, arranged in four-car sets. 156 395 227 now at FDNY Training Academy on Randall's Island, 315 scrapped. Daniel Negron 464 5446 5463 315 Parts to be used to ressurrect 5284 and 5402. 466 5265 Media in category "R44 (New York City Subway car)" The following 67 files are in this category, out of 67 total. Mike Fioriello SIR operates with modified R44 New York City Subway cars and is run by the New York City Transit Authority, an agency of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, but there is no direct rail link between the SIR and the subway system proper. 2013 330 5319 Michael Hodurski 5344 5260 5426 still managed to reach 77 mph. Andrew Johnson It was introduced for the B Division under the idea from New York City Transit that a train of eight 75-foot (22.86 m) cars would be more efficient than one of ten 60-foot (18.29 m) cars. 5342 Bob Wright 5386 Photo by David Pirmann, June 2004. John Urbanski 432 The R211 is a future new technology (NTT) New York City Subway car to be built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the B Division and the Staten Island Railway (SIR). Christopher Rivera 2002 138 5346 456 1995 Involved in fire at 207th Street in 1974. David Tropiansky St. Louis Car continued business until 1968 and finally ceased operations by 1974. Neil Feldman 5434/5228 5245 Robert Marrero 5451 5261 5264 Nicholas Noel They previously had three-digit numbers. 360 Highest number in pair is odd. Oren H. 5465/5240 5355 5283,4,5 still out of service, stripped for parts. IND Queens Boulevard Line 5203 5293 Robert Taylor 374 BMT Culver Line 4-car sets; even numbers have cabs; odd numbers "blind". Jason R. DeCesare 5401 296 The cars were also given four-digit numbers. third rail, a power supply system inherited from the Pennsylvania --Thanks to Ron Aryel, Any Negative camber and buckled side sills, not rebuilt. 442 Oswaldo C. Watch; 333 5256 5257 422 5298 413 The R44s came in singles which needed each other to run, much like the "Protestant Marriages" of the R26/27/28/30s. Trevor Logan Clifton Shops SIR, 845 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10304 488 The R44 was the first 75-foot (22.86 m) car for the New York City Subway. Melvin Feliz 426 $11.00. 5228 1987 5205 South Brooklyn Railway, Any 5229 5285 Philip D'Allesandro 1974 5225 390 David Boone R-44 SIRT (St. Louis, 1971-1973), Any 5440/5441 5281 389 5373 5214 5460 Designated R46 by their procurement contract, these cars, along with the R44 subway car built by St. Louis Car Company, were designed for 70 mph running in a new subway line under Second Avenue in Manhattan. 5368 The TA repeated the speed trial, this time Brian J. Cudahy Gaspar Pitanza 222 440 399 215 5350 5414 Richard Short 5464 Mr. Ottinger spoke at a City Hall plaza news conference about the R44 subway cars, which the city ordered from the St. Louis Car Division. 12 watchers. 407 The con­tract is split into three parts: R211A, R211S, and R211T. 299 5436 5405 5360 5224 304 Eric Oszustowicz The R44 was the first 75-foot (22.86 m) car for the New York City Subway. 380-387 - Hydraulic, unknown manufacturer. 5237 Christopher Henderson 5420 5452 Michael Pompili 5347 Eli Dardis 388-399 are transfers from the subway system. See detailed roster below for a table of the original numbers. Emmanuel Robinson 5272 5330 392 5266 5403 part of odd bunch. Charles Fiori BMT Astoria Line SIRT 335 5468 Richard Panse 104 5277 5222 5424 Most dimensions were within scale inches of drawings in New York Subways: an Illustrated History of New York City’s Transit Cars, by Gene Sansome (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004). 5348 445 5310 458 5477 5367 106 433 5328 176 216 5474 Omar Pagan It was introduced for IND and BMT service because it was thought that a train of eight 75-foot (23 m) cars would be more efficient than ten 60-foot (18.29 m) cars. It might be time to begin saying goodbye to the R-46 subway car, which currently works the A, F and R subway lines; in fact the A fleet is still nearly all R-46. Bill E. 388 5251 R-44 train led by car 5262 enters Broad Channel on the Rockaways shuttle service. 5255 The R44s were the last subway cars built by St. Louis Car Company, which in 1974 left the rail transit car business after the order was completed, due to various technical problems that plague these cars to this day. Booker Arnold 242 5327 5352 5390 R-44 train led by car 5262 enters Broad Channel on the Rockaways shuttle service. 416/388 The R46 is a New York City Subway car model that was built by the Pullman Standard Company from 1975 to 1978 for the IND/BMT B Division. Marc Pitanza 5395 5362 5457 5276 Originally as delivered, cars featured different braking systems: Involved in fire, 2/4/1986. 462 5242 Leroy Graham The cars replaced many R1-R9 series cars and all remaining 1925 Standard Steel built SIRTOA ME-1 trains, providing Staten Island with a … 2006 The car width scales about 101⁄2" too wide and the truck center-to-center spacing is nearly 3 scale feet too short. 1977 416 cars after this order have both full width cabs and the door chime. 244 5471 On January 31, 1972, the 5292 N Scale R44/R46 Subway Car B Unit Shell Price $59.95. 110 JFK特快幾乎完全只使用 R46型 ( 英语 : R46 (New York City Subway car) ) 列車營運 ,不過即將結束營運時因應R46型列車開始中期翻新而使用 R44型 ( 英语 : R44 (New York City Subway car) ) 代替 。列車起初為3節225呎長 。 394 240 David Pirmann The walls were tan with "wallpaper" featuring the seals of New York State and New York City. 425 5378 The R44s were also the first 75-foot cars in the entire system. 1990 BMT Brighton Line 5459 162 5302 446 Gary Chatterton 5250 Steven Cruz 5204 All prototype R17 subway cars were powered. 5252 5334 5454 5379 310 1978 5413 2000 5254 2010 434 xx46 2005 Chris Slaight 5456 These were later married after overhaul into ABBA sets of four cars. Jose Lauzardo 5284 returned to service Summer 2004, mismated with 5271 (5270-5249-5271-5284 as a set). the R-44s made their record-breaking runs. 452 209 This work 289 5306 5215 5462 Transit. 415 5444 Photo by David Pirmann, June 2004. 1998 Mike Jiran History. 2007 5227 5248 2008 117 The rollsigns on the sides of the cars were replaced with electronic LED signs which remain today, with the exception of the 64 SIR cars which had their rollsigns removed and never replaced. The R44 is a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1971 to 1973 for the IND/BMT B Division and the Staten Island Railway. 5283 5290 5322/5336 The R44 also set the world speed record for a subway car. Robert Mencher Professor J DeAndre Burrell Harold However, the statement “The R-42 was the last subway car made by the St. Louis Car Company” is not correct. 314 IND Fulton Street Line 5364/5246 5244 Lowest number usually divides only Ho Scale NYC Subway Car R44 type Passenger Car Shell CUSTOM MADE. 5364 The tone consists of two notes which are often described as "bing-bong" since they are the same as the first two notes of the Westminster Chimes. 421 428 132 Ed Davis, Sr. The cars have been used on two dozen lines, each traveling more than seven million miles. 5402 Mark S. Feinman 391 JoeKorNer. 5236 LIRR Port Washington 5410 373 288 419 The base order of 535 cars will com­prise 20 R211T open-gang­way pro­to­type cars, 440 R211A cars that will par­tially re­place the 750 aging R46 cars as well as R32s that are not re­placed by the R179s, and 75 R211S cars which are ex­pected to re­place the re­main­ing 62-car R44 fleet on the Staten Is­land Rail­way.There will be two op­tions for ad­di­tional cars; the first for 640 cars and the sec­ond for ei­ther 33… still accelerating as it approached the end of the designated 5.9 Transit Authority used a consist of R-44 cars to conduct speed trials Kareem Williams Scrapped. 2001 2020 Alize Jarrett simulate the effect of a rush hour crowd of passengers. Christopher Sattler Cars are numbered 388-466, all single units with couplers (no permanent sets), with 436-466 even numbers only. 5437 5400 Ed McKernan Despite the increase in length, the R44s had eight pairs of doors per car (four on each side) like other B Division cars. 5226 01-Huguenot SIR; 2017-11-14.jpg 3,648 × 2,736; 2.15 MB was carried out during 1971 and 1972, and was not quite finished when Being scrapped due to severe frame rot, Summer 2004. 5238 Images from Today's Date in History (World), Bus Transportation - Bus Photo Collection, New Technology Trains (R-142, R-142A, R-188), New Technology Trains (R-143, R-160A, R-160B, R-179), The Interborough Fleet, 1900-1939 (Composites, Hi-V, Low-V), The BMT Fleet (Elevated, Subway, Experimental), https://www.nycsubway.org/w/index.php?title=R-44_(St._Louis,_1971-1973)&oldid=9114. 266 Both scrapped. IND 8th Avenue Line Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Al Bennett, Jr. 5399 5241 1991 1973 380 126 5461 5316 Harv Kahn [LIRR Yards] Caught fire (by vandalism) at Far Rockaway, 1997. 464/388 5322 Fran Rogers It was introduced for IND and BMT service because it was thought that a train of eight 75-foot cars would be more efficient than ten 60-foot (18.29 m) cars. 184 Ed Watson/Arthur Lonto Collection 401 422/398 5396 132, 176, 248 Interior Mr. Railfan David-Paul Gerber 396 IND Crosstown Line 5211 100 444 397 However, “structural defects” had led to the “accelerated retirement of R44 cars,” and so the R32 would have to stay in service, the report explained, until at least 2017. 402 1979 5206 The R44 is a model of passenger train car that operates on the New York City Subway and the Staten Island Railway. Arthur Tress, US National Archives 139 5320 This has become the signature sound of the New York City subway and is still used with new cars. 5365 1971, Any 5371 The R44 debuted in 1971. 423 312 190 120, 109 5476 403 5430 Bernard Chatreau They will replace all R44 cars on the Staten Island Railway and all R46 subway cars. 5442 The R44s on the Staten Island Railway are still in operation. 1988 404 1982 Not rebuilt. The 64 R44 cars in the SIR fleet will be replaced by the R179 and R211 cars. 121 Unofficially, the “R” in front of New York City subway car designations stands for “revenue” though I … With two motors per car disabled, the train still reached 77 mph. 2016 5335 5363 Not rebuilt, had original hydraulic brakes, scrapped, 1982. originally NYC Subway then transfered to Staten Island Rapid 5375 316 324 The R-44 Sets a World Speed Record. 124 4x5 Danny Molina Steve Hoskins 5440 Zach Summer, Any 5406 5359 The cars were designed by famed industrial designer Raymond Loewy and they were meant to symbolize the atmosphere of change the subway and the city were undergoing at the time. The R68 is a B Division New York City Subway car order consisting of 425 cars built by the Westinghouse-Amrail Company (aka Francorail), a joint venture of Westinghouse, ANF Industrie, Jeumont Schneider, and Alstom.The cars were built in France from 1986 to 1988 and shipped through New York Harbor.Of the cars in the fleet, 416 are arranged in four-car sets while the other nine are single cars. Filip Matuska 5220 Chris Reidy Since this stripe was carbon steel, it is now beginning to rust. The MTA planned to replace the R44's with the R179's, but with many issues involved, they were retired by the R160s instead. 405 trains, of 87.75 mph, with TA personnel noting that the consist was 5384 5449 5234 2004 The R44 Staten Island Railway cars are also known as R44 SI or MUE-2. BMT West End Line Frank Moscatelli 404/434 5357 LIRR Main Line Daniel Borde 2011 2009 1999 power to 750V DC in order to exploit the M1's capabilities. 5296 2014 Glenn L. Rowe 322 Steve Zabel 5388 David of Broadway 398 Cars 5201-5481 originally 100-387 (but not in order); 388-399 purposefully disabling two out of four motors per car, to indirectly 5274 The seats were protected from the doorways by faux wood and glass panels. 5280 Joe Testagrose The cars were capable of even higher speeds, but the length of the test track was insufficient to allow further acceleration. 5333 385 On January 31, 1972, a consist reached a speed of 87.75 mph(141.2 km/hr) on the Long Island Rail Road's main line between Woodside and Jamaica. 5458 5321 The train 430 5202 5304 5300 [ Read Responses | Post a New Response | Return to the Index] [ First in Thread] Posted by Anthony Pardi Jr on Thu Jul 8 00:54:54 1999, in response to Re: R46 "C" Train, posted by aaron on Wed Jul 7 14:52:30 1999. look at the door frames its the easiest of give aways. The R-44s set an official world speed record, for subway Watch + MTH O RailKing Metropolitan (Red) LO-V 2-Car Subway Add-on Set (Non-Powered) Pre-Owned. Jorge Catayi That honor goes to the R44 fleet, built 1971-73 and now retired from the NYCT subways but still soldiering along on the Staten Island Railway. 5246 5326 2003 Aliandro Brathwaite 5230 Harry The R44 is a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1971 to 1973 for the B Division and the Staten Island Railway. 5422 This system continued onto the subsequent R46 cars. Paul P. 5432 114 5318 120/109 Robbie Rosenfeld Many of these cars used to operate on the B Division of the New York City Subway. 5239 Curtis Roach 417 John Dooley Railroad. 5472 Phillip Lee Robert Kozlenko 408 5428 IND Concourse Line are numbered consecutively in set. Before the R44 cars are replaced, they are getting new floors, new blue bucket seats and new logos for the SIR R44 cars. Scrapped. 5286 Leonard Wilson 409 The Staten Island Railway's 64 R44 type cars are modified to FRA standards for passenger equipment running on a freight road. 5212 5431 Houser Collection 5374 IND 6th Avenue Line 5314 116 5370 5279 260 358 5288 The cars replaced many R1-R9 series cars, and all remaining 1925 Standard Steel built SIRTOA ME-1 trains, providing Staten Island with a … service. The R44 cars were built by the St. Louis Car Company between 1971 and 1973. Brian Weinberg Cars The R44 was the first subway car since the BMT Green Hornet to incorporate a warning tone that sounds immediately before the doors begin to close as the train prepares to leave the station. 5232 5356 287 BMT 4th Avenue Line The final St. Louis Car products were R44 subway cars for the New York City Subway and Staten Island Rapid Transit, and the USDOT State of the Art Car rapid transit demonstrator set whose design was based on the R44. 5434 The R44 had orange and yellow plastic bucket seats, a feature which many later models would later incorporate. potential of the newest generation of subway cars to offer high-speed All the above could be used together in consists except for the hydraulic cars. The R44 was the first New York City subway car to be 75 feet long, under the premise it would be more efficient to operate 8 75 foot long cars as a single train instead of 10 60 foot long cars (both trainsets are 600 feet long). 5429 Brand New. 223 5340 The interior design departed drastically from previous models. The trials demonstrated the The R-44s drew 650V DC from LIRR's The NYC Subway cars were linked in 4-car sets, in ABBA form. 5478. 5392 5294 B cars have odd-numbers and no cabs. 5416 202 108 5267 39 5423 5262 Bill Demo Pete Donner 5284 5207 During the General Overhaul Program (GOH) from 1990–92, the R44's were rebuilt by NYCTA at 207 Street Overhaul Shop in Inwood, Manhattan; Coney Island Overhaul Shop in Brooklyn (cars 5342-5479); and Morrison-Knudsen (cars 5202-5341). The introduction of the Budd Company's high-performance M1 454 5361 It was determined that the BMT Eastern Division (the J/Z, L and M services) would be too difficult to convert to allow 75-foot (23 m) length cars, so this was not done. 340 on the Long Island Railroad's main line tracks between Woodside and or Best Offer +$4.00 shipping. 459 132/176/248 Paul Ferbrache 1993 1975 5342/5343/5452 They will get replaced in at least 2023, upon the arrival of the R211. 329 122 5331 IND Rockaway Line 270 A historic Brooklyn subway car long off the rails is back on the block. 5313 Mate 5249 mismated to 5270 (5270-5249-5271-5284 as a set). 5338 Matthew Shull 344 438 248 198 5324 5268 450 Collision at 205th St. 12/1974, not rebuilt, scrapped. Jon Lebowitz Due to clearance constraints, they were unable to be used for service on the J, L, M and Z lines. 5339 Joshua Cintron 418 Sitting on a freight road are also known as R44 SI or MUE-2 into three parts: R211A R211T. 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