Browsing: nostalgia train

Arts & Culture
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If you’re looking for fun outside of the neighborhood this weekend, and have a young (or old) train fan in your life, be sure to catch the MTA’s Holiday Nostalgia Train, running along the M line between 2nd Avenue and Queens Plaza on Sundays (10am to 5pm) through December 28. The cars, originally in service between…

Opinion
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THE COMMUTE: It’s time to take a break from cleaning Superstorm Sandy’s remains out of your basement. It’s time to forget your problems and take a brief, cheap vacation into the times of yesteryear by riding the Nostalgia Train. Yes, the MTA has brought back this popular feature of the holiday season every Sunday from Thanksgiving…

Arts & Culture
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The MTA has brought back the Nostalgia Shoppers’ Special Train for the holidays. You can ride the classic R1/9 subway, which was the city’s first subway car, every Saturday until December 24. What’s so special about this train? Well, our transit columnist Allan Rosen said it all last year: Who wants to ride an old train?  You do, even…

Arts & Culture
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by Allan Rosen If you think you saw an ancient bus this month along Brighton Beach Avenue or Ocean Parkway, the good news is that you were not hallucinating. The MTA is running a few retired buses from its fleet along select routes as a special treat for the holidays, and the B1 is one…

News & Features
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The MTA is deploying its fleet of “nostalgia trains” and vintage buses for the holiday season, replacing lines including the B1 with vehicles from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Other bus routes running the historic fleet are the B65 in Brooklyn; S61 in Staten Island; Q13 and Q46 in Queens; M34 and M42 in Manhattan…