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Forum: Transit and Infrastructure Today, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Seems that at one time or another, or all at once, the Red, Orange & Blue Line were using THESE.


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_GvFEduhv030/TMcvxpJdA3I/AAAAAAAAAO4/atpN03llwVQ/s1600/orange.jpg
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-23-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

It has been said that the MBTA has gone by the wayside as far as preventive maintenance is concerned.

I think that they let things manifest into a monster & is not keeping things up to date & in...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-23-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is not happy with the recent derailment on the Red Line. He said that it is unacceptable yesterday.
...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-20-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

The MBTA's Green Line is in danger of having more derailments! :eek:


http://www.fox25boston.com/news/green-line-in-danger-of-more-derailments-report-says/703398857
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-15-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 142,772
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea

We'll see what happens.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-15-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 141,598
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Now the oldest trains are on the red Line & the Ashmont / Mattapan Line.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-14-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 142,772
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Silver Line to Chelsea

They would need to take a look at how the SL1 bus does through the TWT during rush hours in order to be able to justify that decision.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-14-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 53,245
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Logan Airport Capital Projects

Looks like a space ship has landed on top of it!!
Forum: Development Projects 02-14-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,201
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Circle Cinema Redevelopment | Cleveland Circle | Brighton

Looks like the Applebee's restaurant is gone also.
Forum: Development Projects 02-14-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 212,872
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Wynn Everett Casino | Everett

I sincerely hope that there will be 24-hour security there & at the one in Springfield!! After all, terrorists wouldn't want to pass up the evil thought of secretly attacking the place & snuffing out...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-14-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Not only that. Pay phones are almost & pretty much a thing of the past now. You hardly see one around nowadays! :rolleyes:
Forum: Development Projects 02-14-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,201
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Circle Cinema Redevelopment | Cleveland Circle | Brighton

Did they seriously put the movie theater back in there? :confused:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-13-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

I knew that they thought about updating repairing the trolleys. But I did not think that they'd be around & in use for another 7 - 8 years.
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-13-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Here's a clip from Wikipedia.org on the future of the Ashmont / Mattapan Line;


"On several occasions, the MBTA has proposed to replace the PCC streetcars either with newer trolleys or with...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-12-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 141,598
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

I just can't wait to see those Relics go!!! :arrow:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-12-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 141,598
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

The side windows on the new cars look even longer!

in a little less than 2 months from now, the new Springfield plant will be open for business, as the first few sets of OL cars can start being...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-12-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Winter 2017 / 2018; MBTA.

My razor-sharp mind was right on some of this stuff!!


https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/18/mbta-j18.html
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-12-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 141,598
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: New Red and Orange Line Cars

Has anyone seen the new OL cars being tested at all since they got here?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

The theory that I'm trying to make is update & modify the whole thing & be done with it, rather than procrastinate on what they should do.

Shit or get off the pot!! :mad:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 67,867
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Longfellow Bridge update

That, the new Silver Line to Chelsea & the start of the production of the new Orange & Red Line cars in Springfield. All in April.

Red to start before or by the end of the year. :cool:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

They'll probably keep these old trolleys going for another 15 to 20 years, maybe. Too long, if yah ask me!!

What about the two that were involved in the crash?
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-08-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 67,867
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: Longfellow Bridge update

Looks like they've shortened the height of the salt & pepper shakers!! :eek:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-07-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

So they flatly refuse to end the love affair with those relics, hey?!!

As I said before, penny wise, pound foolish!! They are well known for keeping & having old equipment in use for eons, & not...
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-07-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

This could end up going the way of the Arborway Line, I'm afraid!

it may end up being closed down permanently and nothing else done with it!! :eek:
Forum: Transit and Infrastructure 02-06-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5,102
Views: 588,471
Posted By Jahvon09
Re: General MBTA Discussion Thread

Something like THIS might work if they plan to convert the platforms to high level ones. :cool:

http://www.railway-technology.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/10/3-lrvrotem.jpg
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