4.2 Subway trains

4.2.2 New York

R-46

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-46 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-46 electric subway train. The train consists of 8 motorized cars. One R-46 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of 2 such units coupled. Driver's stand with digital speedometer (see text at Misc. below), manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp. The power handle is moving and follows the simulation in BVE.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
Ca. 187 m 
 
Total weight:
 
 
Traction pwr:
 
 
Max load:
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S ATS-P
 
Vintage:
1974--1975, modifierade 1990
Creator:
Tony C. ETERNITYTNT1@aol.com
Lines:
NYCTA line F 
NYCTA line G 
NYCTA line Q 
NYCTA linje S - Grand Street Shuttle 
NYCTA line G 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info about and >250 picture of R-46 class
Picture inside R-46 class
Picture inside R-46 class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the permissible speed indicators in New York's subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
The creators' web site www.nyctba.com has been down for a long time. Until it may reappear, 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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