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  1. 4000-series DE60LF - Updates - Rehabs

    Not only is LACMTA route 605 2,000 west of Michigan Avenue, service to Olympic and Atlantic was curtailed. According to the schedule effective June, 2018 the route now ends at Olympic and Grande Vista.
  2. Annual Holiday Bus

    Love the Santa cap on the CTA logo.
  3. 7000-series - Procurement

    Maybe the blue needs to be a little lighter. They should have tipped the hat to the 6000's and made the walls green.
  4. 7000-series - Procurement

    I tried liking them, but can't. Not sure what it is about them.
  5. 7000-series - Procurement

    I'm referring to the 5000 series trains:
  6. CTA Tips/Help for a Visting Family

    According to the various TA websites, NYC's MTA, Philadelphia's SEPTA, NYC/NJ's PATH, PATCO, Boston's MBTA, and Cleveland's RTA are not 100% accessible. As @artthouwill said, these are all old systems and retrofitting them is very expensive.
  7. 3200-series - Rehabs

    Maybe CTA will put car 3294 on a flatbed, truck it up Lawrence to Jefferson Park, and then lower it onto the tracks so it can go on its merry way to O'Hare.
  8. 7000-series - Procurement

    Ask and ye shall receive: Chicago-L.org has a handful of renderings. I'm happy to see the blue walls are gone. They looked terrible. The off-white reminds me of my favorite trains - the 2200 series. Of course, they started off with a greyish interior and padded black seats but ended up with the off-white walls. I was four when they debuted and five when the Kennedy extension was opened. Still remember riding from Jefferson Park to Desplaines, back downtown, out to Cicero-Berwyn, and back to Jefferson Park. We rode the 2200's, 2000's, ad 6000's that day. Although I was in college when the Rosemont and O'Hare extensions opened, my dad and I repeated our excursion. On all three trips we sat at the front of the train. I did not, however, sit on his lap the last two times. Thanks for indulging me in this little diversion from the topic. I'll have to repeat that trip when the 7000's arrive.
  9. 7000-series - Procurement

    The signs depicted in the photo, above. It was originally posted in the 7900 Series Nova LFS thread. Not seeing that type of display in the renderings displayed on Chicago L .org, unless they change the ones displayed at the ends from limited-information LEDs to an LCD display. I suppose the Chicago Skyline sign displayed in the following picture could be a placeholder for something like that, but it would seem easy enough to mock up a display. Can you provide a link to the renderings that show these types of signs?
  10. 7900-series Nova LFS - Deliveries & Assignments

    Nice display. They should put them in the L cars.
  11. Random CTA

    All they have to do is run 2601, 2602, 3201, and 3202 together!
  12. What to Do With Surplus Artics

    I don't usually come here for laughs, but this was the funniest thing I read all day!
  13. Random CTA

    Here's a link: http://irm-cta.org/
  14. 700-series XE40 - Deliveries & Assignments

    I hear Forest Glen is getting electric buses, too! I'm sorry. Sometimes I can't help myself.
  15. The Breakdown Thread

    I live in Phoenix. When it gets above 95 or 100, dry/wet/otherwise, it is hot. If a bus broke down and I had to wait for a replacement the cell phone would come out and I'd be summoning lyft.
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