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11.16.12 Andy Cush

If you were monitoring Twitter or the media at all during Hurricane Sandy, there’s a good chance you’ll remember the photo above, of water pouring down the elevator shaft at the Hoboken PATH station. It spread like wildfire over social media, and the intensity of the image led some people to question whether it wasn’t […]

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07.03.12 Joshua Rivera

Penn Station is not pretty. In fact, “dingy” is probably the best compliment one could muster up for it. It shouldn’t be a big deal–train stations other than Grand Central just aren’t very pretty–but Penn Station is a special case considering that it used to look like this. However, things may improve for those who […]

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06.05.12 Joshua Rivera

Come 2016, New York’s transit system will be home to 300 new subway cars. According to a press release from Montreal-based manufacturer Bombardier Transportation, the cars are their new R179 models, complete with all manner of energy-efficient bells and whistles. The MTA is paying $600M for them- partly funded by $306M in federal money. Quell […]

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12.16.11 Bucky Turco

America’s socialist train service that runs on our taxes and is known for derailing a lot, says it wants to move into the still hypothetical Moynihan Station when it’s built, but has no money, so would need the space for free. Amtrak hopes a new terminal will help safeguard its passengers from the crush of […]

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09.09.11 Bucky Turco

This weekend, the MTA is suspending L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Some of the city’s hippest residents will be forced to board shuttle buses and mingle with the J/M riding plebs. We will never forget … this inconvenience. […]

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08.24.11 Myles Tanzer

The Straphangers Campaign completed their annual survey crowning the J/Z line best subway in New York City. The trains that runs from lower Manhattan to Jamaica Center won the top spot from the six time champion 7 train. […]

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01.10.11 Marina Galperina

Unlike U is doc about trainwriting in Berlin or, as they like to call it, the “New York of Europe.” The doc lays down the logistics, from gate sawing to the search for “sustainable happiness,” with crime footage a plenty. Now, what’s German for “phat” again? […]

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11.17.10 Bucky Turco

Because raising the fare and cutting service just wasn’t enough torture for the MTA to inflict on straphangers, the New York Post reports that many of the lines in the system have been running between 4-5% slower for the month of September. Trains like the 1, 2, N, Q, 5, 6, and M are all […]

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02.11.10 Cajun Boy

Sometimes it’s just best to just get out of the way and leave a vehicle stalled on the train tracks on the train tracks. This dude in Argentina tried to be a nice guy by jumping off his motorbike to help push a white van out of the way and nearly got blasted by the […]

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09.17.09 Will Sherman

After yesterday’s photo preview, here’s video of Thalys’ bombed out train rolling through Brussels. The commissioned works by graffiti writers JONONE of Paris, SOZYONE of Brussels, ZEDZ of Amsterdam and SEAK of Cologne will be running through December 13th, when high speed service kicks in. You wouldn’t see much more than a blur at 186 […]

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