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  1. 6400-series Nova LFS - Updates & Retirements

    6882 is also active. 6472 has been fitted out as a Community Bus and is kept at 77th. 6581 and 6691 have not been out since mid or late August respectively.
  2. CTA 'L' Rosters

    Took a Blue line from UIC out to Forest park yesterday. Saw 4 8car trains of 3200 series cars. Most cars were in the list Andre sent, but in addition I saw: 3303/4, 3315-22, 3325/6
  3. CTA Bus Garage Rosters Version 2.0

    I have: K: 700 has been out of service (OOS) since 9/18/2017, due to a fire. K: 803 & 806 withdrawn June 2017, 800 in July 2017, 804 the only one in service 1: 1194 77th>103rd 3/18 7: 1342 OOS 12/12/17 fire, 1368-1373 all now at 77th F: 1374-1379 C>F 9/18, 1388/9 P>F 9/18 C: 1390>1394 P>C 9/18 6: 1406 P>6 7/18 K: 1748 P: 1749 (appears both in K and P lists above) C: 1805 OOS 5/17 crash 1: 4300 OOS mechanical trainer since 12/16 7: 6472 OOS Community bus garaged at 77th? F: 6671, 6780 in service 7: 7900 OOS mechanical trainer since 6/16 OOS: All 800 except 804 OOS
  4. More Bus Moves

    1390 to 1394 have moved from P to C
  5. Random Metra

    NS did supply 6193 and 6194 in 2008 as penalty cars.
  6. Pace Bus Moves

    Saw the first 754 this morning. It was 6966 which had come off an inbound 755.
  7. 6400-series Nova LFS - Updates & Retirements

    Yes it should have been 6746 not 6745. 6745 retired in July 2016.
  8. Random Metra

    No, but it runs nearly every day, returning downtown around 4:45pm. Often pass it just north of Clybourn while on #629 on the Northwest Line.
  9. Random Metra

    12 cars were sold to Amtrak in 1973 all built be Pullman in 1958. C&NW 700/1/3 were cab cars > Amtrak 9621/2/4 C&NW 702/4-9 were coach cars > Amtrak 9613/5-20 C&NW 600 was a coach/ lounge-buffet > Amtrak 9600 C&NW 903 was a lounge/ buffet > Amtrak 9601
  10. Random Metra

    All Budd cars are stainless steel. All others were painted mild steel. CB&Q were the first to use bi-level cars in Chicago when they received 700-729 in 1950. C&NW were the first to introduce bi-level cab cars for push-pull operation with 8700-8749 in 1959/60. Milwaukee had Budd 300-341 built 1961/4 which are now 7200-7241 and Budd cab cars 380-399 built 1961/4 which are now 8200-8219. In 1974 Budd cars 342-368 (now 7257-7283) and Budd cab cars 400-413 (now 8225-8238) were delivered. Rock Island had Budd 140-154 built 1965 which are now 7242-7256 and also Pulman Standard 155-9 built 1970 which were 7867-7871. Cab cars were Budd 110-114 which became 8220-8224 (8222 was r/b as coach 7382) and Pullman Standard 115-119 which were 8764-8768 and rebuilt as coach 7881-7885. C&NW had St Louis Car 1-7, 10-16 built 1955 which were 7600-7613, 8-9 built 1955 were Club coaches which were 7900-7901. Pullman Standard 17-48 new 1956 which were 7650-7681, 49-150 new 1960/1 which were 7700-7801, 201-210 new 1963 became 7802-7811, 211-224, 226-237 new 1965-7 were 7812-7837, 301-339 new 1970 were 7840-7866. C&NW 225 was originally Parlor Car 6400 built 1958 and r/b 1966 which was 7880. Pullman cab cars were 151-200 built 1959/60 which were 8700-8749 and 251-264 in 1965-8 which were 8764-8768. RTA was set up in 1974. Budd cars 7100-7121 (for BN) new 1978 and 7284-7381 new 1978-80 along with Budd cab cars 8240-8248 and 8250-8275 new in 1978-80 were delivered before RTA took over direct operation in 1982.
  11. Random Metra

    741-749 were built 1955 750-759 - 1957 760-787 - 1965 798-820 - 1973 (796-815 were cab cars, 796/7 gone)
  12. 6400-series Nova LFS - Updates & Retirements

    So far in July 96 different 6400s have been used in service according to the maths22 tracker: 6466, 6468, 6470, 6473, 6474, 6477, 6488 6553, 6554, 6558, 6562, 6564, 6574, 6576, 6577, 6579, 6581, 6585 6674, 6675, 6678, 6679, 6681, 6682, 6684, 6686, 6687, 6691, 6692, 6694, 6697, 6699 6700, 6705, 6706, 6710, 6713, 6714, 6722, 6724, 6730, 6733, 6734, 6736, 6737, 6745, 6747, 6751, 6755, 6758, 6759, 6761, 6763, 6764, 6770, 6771, 6772, 6776, 6780, 6784, 6792, 6793, 6794, 6799 6802, 6803, 6805, 6810, 6814, 6820, 6824, 6826, 6836, 6837, 6838, 6842, 6843, 6846, 6849, 6854, 6856, 6858, 6859, 6860, 6862, 6865, 6867, 6868, 6869, 6870, 6871, 6873, 6875, 6877, 6882
  13. Metra 553, 555

    Erie St?
  14. Metra 553, 555

    The one remaining car is 553
  15. More Bus Moves

    This morning 8023, 8030 and 8090 are on the 130
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