Subway cars at Hunts Point

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Cars at Hunts Point

Post by steemtrayn » Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:45 pm

What's the story behind these cars? ://
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Re: Subway cars at Hunts Point

Post by andrewjw » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:50 am

For future viewers: Here is the link: It shows two redbirds on a very short, isolated elevated structure in the middle of a parking lot. It looks to be out back of the MTA Tiffany Iron Shop, 1170 Oak Point Ave.

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Re: Cars at Hunts Point

Post by GojiMet86 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:37 am

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Re: Subway cars at Hunts Point

Post by NaugyRR » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:33 am

That's kind of an odd setup. Is it for firefighter training?
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Re: Subway cars at Hunts Point

Post by Backshophoss » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:04 pm

Might be for police training along with their "Emergency Service Units"(combo SWAT/RESCUE teams)
Also FDNY rescue training.
Might double as a TV/Movie set for stunts that the TA would not allow production companies to do on live tracks.
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