Transit Museum Brings Back Its Vintage Subways and Buses for the Holidays

Posted On Mon, December 7, 2015 By

Posted On Mon, December 7, 2015 By In Events, Transportation

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Regardless of your faith, the holidays in New York City are a one-of-a-kind experience that many of us look forward to all year. For die-hard New Yorkers, it’s not so much about the big attractions, but the smaller festivities that show the spirit of the city. Here at 6sqft, one of our favorites is the MTA’s and New York Transit Museum’s Nostalgia Trains. According to Gothamist, this year, they’re rolling out eight subway cars from the 1930s to ’70s and vintage buses from the 1940s to ’80s, so holiday shoppers and history enthusiasts alike can revel in a little old-school charm.

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The Nostalgia Train fleet began running yesterday and will operate for the following three Sundays. The trains will make local F line stops from Queens Plaza to 2nd Avenue from 10am to 5pm, and the first run of the day will include an onboard pop-up museum. The buses will run along the M42 route on weekdays until December 18th, and more will be on view at Union Square, Herald Square, and the Circle Line Terminal.

[Via Gothamist]


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