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Rapid Transit Cars

AC&F 1960 New York City Transit Authority 7926
AC&F 1960
New York City Transit Authority 7926
Description:Arch-roof steel subway

Equipment Information

New York City Transit Authority 7926 is an R28-type “Redbird” subway car from New York City. It is permanently coupled to identical car 7927 to form a “married pair” set.

Builder: American Car & Foundry
Year Built: 1961
Seats: 44
Length: 51ft 4in
Width: 8ft 9in
Height: 11ft 10in
Weight: 78000 lbs
Brakes: Newtran
Motors: 4 GE 1257E1
Control: GE SCM-17KC76C1
Trucks: GSC
Description: Single End / Double Truck / Arch Roof / Subway
Arrived: 2007
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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Ownership History
1961-2007 – New York City Transit Authority
2007-present – Illinois Railway Museum, Union, IL