4.2 Subway trains

4.2.2 New York

R-1

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-1 subway train
Description:
NYCTA class R-1 electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. This train was originally built for the IND. Realistic driver's stand with manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp.
 
# of veh.:
10
 
Total length:
180 m 
 
Total weight:
 
 
Traction pwr:
2840 kW 
 
Max load:
560 pax. seated
Power source:
3rd rail 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
72 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
1930--1931
Creator:
SelkirkTMO
Lines:
NYCTA line Q 
NYCTA line V 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-05

R-142A

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-142A subway train
Description:
NYCTA class R-142A electric subway train. The usual train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-142A unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. A 10 cars train consists of two 2 such units coupled. For OpenBVE the train comes in three versions: 11 cars, 10 cars and 5 cars. Data below is for a 10 cars consist. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Reverser and master controller moves with the simulation. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
10
 
Total length:
156 m 
 
Total weight:
318 t 
 
Traction pwr:
3132 kW 
 
Max load:
1 832 pax.
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
89 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
1999--2004
Creator:
error46146
Mr Railfan
Dj Hammers
Lines:
NYCTA line 1 
NYCTA line 6 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info and >250 pictures of the R-142 and R-142A classes
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-16

R-142

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-142 subway train
Description:
NYCTA class R-142 electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-142 unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of two 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
10
 
Total length:
Ca. 162 m 
 
Total weight:
317 t 
 
Traction pwr:
4474 kW 
 
Max load:
1 820 pax. (of which 376 seated)
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
100 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
1999--2002
Creator:
SIR North Shore Line
Lines:
NYCTA line 2 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
This new version of the R-142 subway train uses other directory names than old versions of R-142 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name used by was "r142". The new version uses the directory name R142_OpenBVE 2012a (line 4), R142_OpenBVE 2012b (line 2) and R142_OpenBVE 2012c (line 5).
Vehicle description:
Short info and >250 pictures of the R-142 and R-142A classes
Picture inside the R-142 class
Picture inside the R-142 class
Picture of the driver's stand in the R-142 class
Picture of a part of the driver's stand in the R-142 class
Picture of the driver's stand in the R-142 class
Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's cabin of the R-142 class
Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's cabin of the R-142 class
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-02

R-143

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-143 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-143 electric subway train. An R-143 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled motorized cars. Two such units are coupled together to get an 8 cars train. Realistic driver's stand with digital speedometer.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
Ca. 147 m 
 
Total weight:
300 t 
 
Traction pwr:
3581 kW 
 
Max load:
1 944 pax.
Power source:
3rd rail 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
88 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
2001--2002
Creator:
Edward Yee r68a_5200@hotmail.com
rayv145
Lines:
NYCTA line S - Franklin Avenue Shuttle 
NYCTA line L 
NYCTA line L 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info and >700 pictures of the R-143 class
Picture inside R-143 class
Picture of the driver's stand in the R-143 class
Picture of the driver's stand in the R-143 class
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-09

R-160A

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-160A subway train
Description:
NYCTA class R-160A electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-160A unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of two 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
10
 
Total length:
183 m 
 
Total weight:
386 t 
 
Traction pwr:
4400 kW 
 
Max load:
2 556 pax. (of which 552 seated)
Power source:
3rd rail 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
89 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
2005--2010
Creator:
error46146
Mr Railfan
Lines:
NYCTA line Q 
NYCTA line D 
NYCTA line B 
NYCTA line C 
NYCTA line C 
NYCTA line N 
NYCTA line M 
NYCTA line J 
NYCTA line Z 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-04

R-160B

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-160B subway train
Description:
NYCTA class R-160B electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-160B unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of two 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
10
 
Total length:
183 m 
 
Total weight:
386 t 
 
Traction pwr:
4400 kW 
 
Max load:
2 556 pax. (of which 552 seated)
Power source:
3rd rail 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
89 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
2005--2010
Creator:
error46146
rayv145
Lines:
NYCTA line Q 
NYCTA line N 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-04

R-32 Brightliner

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-32 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-32 Brightliner electric subway train. One R-32-unit consists of 2 permanently coupled motorized cars. The train comes in 5 versions with 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 cars. Data below is for a R-32 train that consists of 8 cars. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge), and pilot lamp. The brake and power handles moves with the simulation in OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
Ca. 151 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 290 t 
 
Traction pwr:
2752 kW 
 
Max load:
400 seats
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
72 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
Ca. 1964
Creator:
?
Lines:
NYCTA line E 
 
NYCTA line C 
 
NYCTA line C 
NYCTA line SS - Franklin Avenue Shuttle 1969 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
These new versions of the R-32 subway train use other directory names than old versions of R-32 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name used by was r32. The new version uses the directory names R32 GOH 2 Cars, R32 GOH 4 Cars, R32 GOH 6 Cars, R32 GOH 8 Cars and R32 GOH 10 Cars.
Vehicle description:
Short info about and >400 pictures of the R-32 class
Picture inside the class R-32
Picture inside the class R-32
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-03

R-32 + R-58 garbage train

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-32 + R-58 garbage train
Description:
NYCTA garbage train that consists of four R-32 electric subway cars and three R-58 flat cars. The garbage train's consist is two R-32 electric subway cars in each end and three R-58 flat cars in the middle. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge), and pilot lamp. The brake and power handles moves with the simulation in OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
7
 
Total length:
Ca. 113 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 181 t 
 
Traction pwr:
1376 kW 
 
Max load:
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
72 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
R-32: Ca. 1964
R-58: 1956
Creator:
Mr Railfan
Dj Hammers
Mudwrestle
Lines:
NYCTA line N 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
The work train package has a large number of work trains, including 6 different consists of garbage trains. This is the one selected for the garbage train route that is bundled with the N line.
Download from:
Included in the large work train pack at BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-03

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:
72 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 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info about and >400 pictures of the R-36 class
Picture inside the R-36 class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates the speed in km/h, but the permissible speed indicators in the New York subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
This train has disappeared from the website BVEstation.
To download from this website:
Train files
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-02

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 comes in two versions: One consists of 8 motorized cars, the other of 4 motorized cars. Data below is for the 8 cars consist. One R-46 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled cars. The 8 car train consists of 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer manometer (pressure gauge) and various control lamps. The master controller is moving and follows the simulation in OpenBVE.
 
# 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:
 
Vintage:
1974--1975, modified 1990
Creator:
error46146
Rikabs
Mr Railfan
jayjay85
CT1660
Lines:
NYCTA line A 
NYCTA line F 
 
 
NYCTA line S - Grand Street Shuttle 
NYCTA line G 
NYCTA line V 
NYCTA line R shuttle 
NYCTA line R 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
This new version of the R-46 subway train uses other directory names than an old version of R-46 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name was r46_2.

The new version uses the directory name R46 2014 (4 Car) and R46 2014 (8 Car)

Vehicle description:
Short info about and >250 pictures of the R-46 class
Picture inside the R-46 class
Picture inside the R-46 class
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-02

R-62

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-62 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-62 electric subway train. This train for the 42nd Street Shuttle consists of 4 permanently coupled motorized cars. In other cases, an R-62 unit consists of 5 permanently coupled motorized cars. 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.
 
# of veh.:
4
 
Total length:
Ca. 65 m 
 
Total weight:
134 t 
 
Traction pwr:
1372 kW 
 
Max load:
176 seats
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
1983--1985
Creator:
Tony C. ETERNITYTNT1@aol.com
Lines:
NYCTA line S - 42nd Street Shuttle 
NYCTA line 7 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
History, short info and >600 pictures of the R-62 class
Pictures inside the R-62 class, a few video clips and a number of pictures of the R-62 class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates the speed in km/h, but the permissible speed indicators in the New York subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-02

R-68

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-68 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-68 electric subway train. The train comes in three versions: One consists of 8 motorized cars, one of 4 motorized cars, and one of 2 motorized cars. Data below is for the 8 cars consist. One R-68 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled cars or single cars. The 8 car train consists of two 4 car units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge) and various control lamps. The brake and power handles are moving and follows the simulation in OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
180 m 
 
Total weight:
336 t 
 
Traction pwr:
2746 kW 
 
Max load:
560 pax. seated
Power source:
3rd rail 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
105 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S ATS-P ATC
 
Vintage:
1985--1988
Creator:
TheExpress/XD60
Lines:
NYCTA line Q 
NYCTA line D 
NYCTA line B 
NYCTA line N 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
This new version of the R-68 subway train uses other directory names than an old version of R-68 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name was "r68". The new version uses the directory name R68 2017.
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-04

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

 
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