PATH K car 1243

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PATH K car 1243

Post by mkouassi » Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:45 pm

Has everyone ever saw a PATH K-Class car 1243 while going to NWK-WTC at both directions?

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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by R36 Combine Coach » Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:02 am

When was this?
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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by mkouassi » Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:30 pm

I just saw it yesterday when was going to Newark Penn Station.

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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by R36 Combine Coach » Sat Mar 27, 2010 12:25 am

Where exactly?
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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by mkouassi » Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:07 am

This work train is at the rear of the harrison yard by the rest of the work equipment

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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by mkouassi » Mon May 31, 2010 8:23 pm

See it for yourself.
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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by philipmartin » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:55 pm

If your are going to post a picture of a K car, I would appreciate one with a nice, red, keystone on the front; one with the letters PRR on it.

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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by R36 Combine Coach » Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:44 pm

philipmartin wrote:If your are going to post a picture of a K car, I would appreciate one with a nice, red, keystone on the front; one with the letters PRR on it.
Or one with a pentastar ornament.

Back to 1243: scrapped in 2011 with the delivery of the PA5s.
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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by philipmartin » Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:54 pm

http://www.njerhs.org/OldSite/kcars/index.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Here are pictures of K cars, picked from the North Jersey Electric Railway Historical Society. The information at the bottom talks about a wreck at Harrison. When I was working PC towers in the 1970s, I heard about a wreck some time before, caused by the operator at Hudson. It was at night, a drill was crossing onto the freight tracks between the PRR and the Lackawanna I think, but was fowling the H&M tracks. The switch was a rusty rail when reversed and interlocking circuits showed the drill clear. The operator did not want to delay the H&M so, rather than wait for the drill to get on the wayside phone to report clear of the rusty rail, he normalled it and gave the H&M train the railroad. This may be the wreck referred to.
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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by R36 Combine Coach » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:50 pm

The K-cars were PRR class MP51. Official tech drawings can be found here.
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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by philipmartin » Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:13 am

The K cars, although shorter, resembled contemporary IRT cars, the Redbirds for instance.

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Re: PATH K car 1243

Post by philipmartin » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:29 am

[quote="R36 Combine Coach"Official tech drawings can be found here.[/quote]

I also looked at drawings of PRR locomotives, some with small photos, here. Thank you.

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