408 [LIRR Yards] 299 Unofficially, the “R” in front of New York City subway car designations stands for “revenue” though I … 2013 5330 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. 5245 cars after this order have both full width cabs and the door chime. 5371 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. Salaam Allah 360 5386 5206 5248 BMT Culver Line 426 IND 6th Avenue Line Lowest number usually divides only the R-44s made their record-breaking runs. Trevor Logan Steve Zabel 5404 5306 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. 184 Gary Chatterton 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". 1985 5449 5322/5336 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). 5204 5475 5340 5465/5240 1991 5464 5366 Jason R. DeCesare Watch; 5433 The R-44s drew 650V DC from LIRR's 5428 162 The cars were capable of even higher speeds, but the length of the test track was insufficient to allow further acceleration. 5342/5343/5452 trains, of 87.75 mph, with TA personnel noting that the consist was Christopher Esposito IND 8th Avenue Line 428/394 JoeKorNer. 324 2010 286 156 mile-long test track. David M. IND Fulton Street Line 240 450 5420 South Brooklyn Railway, Any Being scrapped due to severe frame rot, Summer 2004. 2012 Glenn L. Rowe 421 A cars are evenly numbered cars with operator cabs. 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. 5251 202 Collision at 205th St. 12/1974, not rebuilt, scrapped. 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. 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. Michael Pompili 304 Before the R44 cars are replaced, they are getting new floors, new blue bucket seats and new logos for the SIR R44 cars. 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. The car width scales about 101⁄2" too wide and the truck center-to-center spacing is nearly 3 scale feet too short. 419 5436 5382 5426 5438 5476 132, 176, 248 5477 John Barnes 5257 1974 445 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. 5290 373 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. A historic Brooklyn subway car long off the rails is back on the block. 5459 132 Highest number in pair is odd. 5316 122 Scrapped. The R44 also set the world speed record for a subway car. BMT Astoria Line 5224 The R-44s set an official world speed record, for subway 5283 The R-44 Sets a World Speed Record. 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. 176 Originally as delivered, cars featured different braking systems: Involved in fire, 2/4/1986. 104 power to 750V DC in order to exploit the M1's capabilities. commuter MUs, beginning in 1968, mandated an upgrade of third-rail 5431 On January 31, 1972, the was carried out during 1971 and 1972, and was not quite finished when 1982 5392 Daniel Borde Andrew Johnson 464 12 watchers. Michael Tricarico Cars 1993 124 Zach Summer, Any 5220 Involved in fire at 207th Street in 1974. 5422 $11.00. 5252 N Scale R44/R46 Subway Car B Unit Shell Price $59.95. 5203 459 223 5395 5446 224 5292 2004 222 5342 413 5329 2009 St. Louis Car continued business until 1968 and finally ceased operations by 1974. 420 These were later married after overhaul into ABBA sets of four cars. Nicholas Cheung 5249 380-387 - Hydraulic, unknown manufacturer. 5211 Paul Ferbrache 1977 They will get replaced in at least 2023, upon the arrival of the R211. 5283,4,5 still out of service, stripped for parts. 488 5293 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. John Urbanski 5473 414 5376 Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 5444 Bob Wright Emmanuel Robinson Scrapped. 5270 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. 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. 5236 5375 403 402 $149.99. Wilfredo Castillo 416/388 xx46 5462 5317 289 Watch + MTH O RailKing Metropolitan (Red) LO-V 2-Car Subway Add-on Set (Non-Powered) Pre-Owned. 5223 5377 Oren H. 416 5205 5239 Houser Collection 334 5331 5302/5444/5208 The MTA planned to replace the R44's with the R179's, but with many issues involved, they were retired by the R160s instead. 5350 5457 Media in category "R44 (New York City Subway car)" The following 67 files are in this category, out of 67 total. 401 5434/5228 Bill Demo 5265 5456 The R44 Staten Island Railway cars are also known as R44 SI or MUE-2. 5295 History. 5373 409 407 However, the statement “The R-42 was the last subway car made by the St. Louis Car Company” is not correct. 2003 Christopher Rivera 5379 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. 2007 Omar Pagan See detailed roster below for a table of the original numbers. 396 5278 5272 227 now at FDNY Training Academy on Randall's Island, 315 scrapped. 1995 The order is split into three parts: R211A and R211T cars for the subway and R211S cars for the SIR. 5352 5321 456 5209 Philip D'Allesandro 1987 300 5228 5442 The R44s were also the first 75-foot cars in the entire system. 405 5358 1989 423 442 312 Melvin Feliz 120/109 190 service. (Originally #172) Preserved for New York Transit Museum collection. 5344 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). 5418 The cars were also given four-digit numbers. BMT West End Line Many of these cars used to operate on the B Division of the New York City Subway. 5232 5284 returned to service Summer 2004, mismated with 5271 (5270-5249-5271-5284 as a set). 136 Mark S. Feinman 5437 5302 5423 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. SIRT 5401 Richard Short Beginning in 1974, Pullman delivered 750 75-foot stainless steel subway cars to the New York City Transit Authority. 5367 1999 The interior design departed drastically from previous models. Mate 5249 mismated to 5270 (5270-5249-5271-5284 as a set). 106 5434 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. 5458 Harold 331 464/388 Brian Weinberg Roberto C. Tobar 228 Since this stripe was carbon steel, it is now beginning to rust. 335 Not rebuilt, had original hydraulic brakes, scrapped, 1982. 5339 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. 462 The R44 was the first 75-foot (22.86 m) car for the New York City Subway. 430 Professor J The TA repeated the speed trial, this time 5312 270 simulate the effect of a rush hour crowd of passengers. 5335 5378 330 216 279 5416 Ho Scale NYC Subway Car R44 type Passenger Car Shell CUSTOM MADE. 5254 5300 2014 --Thanks to Ron Aryel, Any 121 287 Curtis Roach 438 2020 Anthony Modesto The seats were protected from the doorways by faux wood and glass panels. 1976 R-44 train led by car 5262 enters Broad Channel on the Rockaways shuttle service. Jamaica. 01-Huguenot SIR; 2017-11-14.jpg 3,648 × 2,736; 2.15 MB 5310 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). Clay Atcher 5370 5474 5208 Scrapped. 5355 The blue stripe was removed and painted gray. 5241 451 244 The Staten Island Railway's 64 R44 type cars are modified to FRA standards for passenger equipment running on a freight road. Robert Taylor 5260 5264 1xx 5212 Al Bennett, Jr. 288 5214 Photo by David Pirmann, June 2004. 126 5364/5246 316 440 5324 112 417 5332 The R44s on the Staten Island Railway are still in operation. All the above could be used together in consists except for the hydraulic cars. Railroad. 5413 5294 424 262 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. 5388 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 。 5258 388 Nicholas Noel 192 5410 5347 138 398 Robert Mencher 198 389 5226 1988 Both scrapped. Cars 5201-5481 originally 100-387 (but not in order); 388-399 BMT Brighton Line The R44 was the first 75-foot (22.86 m) car for the New York City Subway. 454 BMT 4th Avenue Line Arthur Tress, US National Archives 5268 5240 Chao-Hwa Chen 5349 374 5296 potential of the newest generation of subway cars to offer high-speed 388-399 are transfers from the subway system. The R44 cars were built by the St. Louis Car Company between 1971 and 1973. 264 5256 5225 Joshua Cintron Bernard Chatreau 5304 The train R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) Charles Fiori Daniel Negron 448 Mike Fioriello 425 on the Long Island Railroad's main line tracks between Woodside and 380 5396 5362 Chris Slaight 5237 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). 5333 Transit Authority used a consist of R-44 cars to conduct speed trials Had some rebuiling but never entered service and was since stripped. 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. 5334 5229 LIRR Port Washington 2011 Not rebuilt. 432 5361 IND Rockaway Line [ 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. 1990 Peggy Darlington They replaced all remaining Arnine cars, some R10s, and the problem-plagued GE-powered R16s. 5432 Harv Kahn 5454 The R44 debuted in 1971. 5478. 322 The cars replaced many R1-R9 series cars, and all remaining 1925 Standard Steel built SIRTOA ME-1 trains, providing Staten Island with a … 5338 Ed Watson/Arthur Lonto Collection 5408 Harry 5336 MTA New York City Transit retired the last remaining R-42 subway cars from service today, ending a 51-year run. The NYC Subway cars were linked in 4-car sets, in ABBA form. 390 422 391 5238 5356 418 5325 370 David of Broadway 266 400 Despite the increase in length, the R44s had eight pairs of doors per car (four on each side) like other B Division cars. 5445 Phil Hom 5276 third rail, a power supply system inherited from the Pennsylvania Sal Pallante, 55, is trying to sell an original 1935 R6 city subway car now sitting on a Canarsie lot. 5318 5244 4-car sets; even numbers have cabs; odd numbers "blind". 5472 5357 5327 Christopher Henderson 5412 Michael Hodurski 5298 IND Crosstown Line Chris Reidy Pete Monty 5210 458 358 Jorge Catayi Robert Marrero 452 446 or Best Offer +$4.00 shipping. 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. 5202 5243 5281 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. 4x5 2000 1980 Clifton Shops SIR, 845 Bay St, Staten Island, NY 10304 5471 Brian J. 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