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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-21-2019, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

The trains themselves are 50 years old. Used since 1969.

The 1600 series. The next set is the 1700 series used since 87 or '88.

The next ones behind those are the 1800 series stainless steel....
Forum: Development Projects 06-21-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 451,456
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

I never was a golf fan. Too boring for me!!
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-21-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Back to the recent derailment that had occurred, on the Red Line, I think that the cause of it was a mechanical failure because the train involved was 50 years old. Older than water! That's pretty...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-20-2019, 12:54 PM
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Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Amtrak's trains could use these. But I don't see that happening until they get newer trains. Hopefully, the new Acela trains will have them!

Ever board an Amtrak train? Have you noticed how big...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-19-2019, 05:35 PM
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Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

On the newer MBTA buses, there IS a stop request button on just about every pole on the buses. 8)
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-19-2019, 01:54 PM
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Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

The door buttons on the Blue Line trains are there mainly for Bowden Station because the outbound platform is not long enough & the driver can't see it. The rest of the platforms all accommodate...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 41,294
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Amtrak / Regional Rail Discussion Thread

The new high-speed trains for Amtrak ARE being made as we speak! And the good thing about it is that they WILL retain that wonderful side shape of the Viewliner cars!!!! 8)

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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

You know what I'm talking about. Anyway, there IS funding for station upgrades coming from a separate budget, which is being implemented as we speak. Several stations along the line are scheduled for...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,490
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Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Since they are expanding the car maintenance room at Wellington, why not repair the platform at the station? New trains, crumbling platforms!!
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Told you that they had them. Just like on the Blue line. :cool:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2019, 12:38 PM
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Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

I think I read somewhere that they DO have that feature. ;)
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is asking the MBTA to postpone fair hike due to derailment on Red Line. :wink:

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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-18-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,490
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Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Link doesn't work. :mad:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-17-2019, 09:14 PM
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Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Here's a vid of the mockup for the New York subway cars. Still don't know who will be making them though.
:?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egCktnVSY0A
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-17-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6,161
Views: 896,058
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Whoever were in that particular vehicle, they must've had a very horrifying experience once that happened! Too much bad news about that line! But better that it happen now instead of when the new...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-17-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

That is neither here or there. CRRC is going to aim for getting the new railcars done as promised to the MBTA & the other cities that have ordered them.
Forum: Development Projects 06-14-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,412
Views: 1,305,897
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Four Seasons Tower @ CSC | 1 Dalton Street | Back Bay

It that the last of the construction elevators shafts that is be dismantled?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-13-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6,161
Views: 896,058
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Looks like some of the 3rd rail was damaged in that mishap!! :shock:
Forum: Development Projects 06-12-2019, 02:02 PM
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Views: 230,708
Posted By Jahvon09
Forum: Development Projects 06-12-2019, 02:00 PM
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Views: 230,708
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Marriott Moxy Hotel | 240 Tremont Street (Parcel P-7A) | Theater District

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Forum: Development Projects 06-12-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 451,456
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

:confused:Don't know if it is true or not, but I heard that the June 19th opening may be delayed for about a month. Something to do with former CEO Steve Wynn & the scandal that he was involved in.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-11-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Looks like one of the Red Line cars are sleeping on the job!! These cars are old!! The oldest in the system, just behind the PCC trolleys used for the Mattapan High-Speed Line !!:shock: :mad:

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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-11-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,161
Views: 896,058
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

What is with all these damn derailments?!! Ridiculous!! :shock:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-06-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,233
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Green Line Type 10 Procurement

I got a sneaky feeling that since there's only a handful or the Type 9s, that some of them might eventually be transferred over to the Mattapan Line!!8 )
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 06-05-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 271,939
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Rotem Hyundai almost won. They were trying to sue the MBTA because they didn't win. The outcome was that the T has the right to choose any co they want that would meet their needs & have the lowest...
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