4.2 Subway trains

4.2.2 New York

R-36 Redbird

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-36 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-36 Redbird electric subway train. One R-36 unit consists of 2 permanently coupled motorized cars. This train consists of 5 such units coupled. The R-36 class was after about 30 years of service one of the most reliable class of cars in the New York subway during the 1990 decade. Driver's stand with speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge), clock and pilot lamp.
 
# of veh.:
10
 
Total length:
Ca. 162 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 331 t 
 
Traction pwr:
2983 kW 
 
Max load:
440 seats
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
42 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S ATS-P
 
Vintage:
1963
Creator:
Ernie Alston alstoer1@compuserve.com
Phil Domiguez
Lines:
NYCTA line 2 
NYCTA line 7 
NYCTA line R 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None
Vehicle description:
Short info about and >400 pictures of the R-36 class
Picture inside R-36 class
Misc.:
The train is made for BVE 2, but also works with BVE 4.
Download from:
The train can not be downloaded from BVE Station. Until that problem is fixed, the train can be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-


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