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 train 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 follow the simulation in OpenBVE. This train simulation is from the year of 2002.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
Ca. 196 m 
 
Total weight:
329 t 
 
Traction pwr:
2746 kW 
 
Max load:
560 pax. seated
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 D 
NYCTA line B 
NYCTA line S - Franklin Avenue Shuttle 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info and >300 pictures of the R-68 and R-68A classes
Picture inside the R-68A class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the speed indicators in the New York subway indicate permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-06

 
This is search 7183 in the (English language) vehicle directory

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