4.2 Subway trains

4.2.2 New York

R-68A

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-68A subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-68A electric subway train. The trains consists of 8 motorized cars. One R-68A 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 and the break handle are both moving and follws the simulation in BVE.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
Ca. 196 m 
 
Total weight:
329 t 
 
Traction pwr:
 
 
Max load:
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
65 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S ATS-P
 
Vintage:
1988--1989
Creator:
Edward Yee r68a_5200@hotmail.com
Lines:
NYCTA line B 
NYCTA line D 
NYCTA line N 
NYCTA line V 
NYCTA line D 
NYCTA line B 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info and >300 pictores of R-68 and R-68A class
Picture inside R-68Aclass
Picture inside R-68A class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the speed indicators in the New York subway indicats speed permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
The creators' website www.nyctba.com has been down for a long time. Until it may reappear, the train may 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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