Here's a brief rundown of liveries for the postwar "SMEE" LAHT (carbon alloy painted) cars. Note all cars R32 and up (except R33 and R36) are stainless.
R10: factory livery grey with orange, small number painted red 1962, some painted World's Fair turquoise 1965-66, entire fleet MTA Silver & Blue in 1970s, 110 overhauled kale green in 1985
R16: 1955 factory livery olive drab (army green), some painted bright red 1968-69, MTA Silver & Blue in 1970s
R27/R30: same as R16s, all R30s and small number of R27s redone in Gunn Red 1985-89
R12/R14: same factory livery as R10s, some painted bright red 1965, MTA Silver & Blue in 1970s, some R14s painted white (1982-83)
R15: factory livery maroon with cream, then same as R12/R14
R17: factory livery maroon with cream, then same as R12/R14 to 1980s, small number (16) painted Gunn Red 1985-86 for shuttle service, one painted kale green 1985
R21/R22: same as R17s except olive drab (army green) factory livery. One R21 painted kale green 1985
R26/R28: same factory livery as R21/R22, later MTA Silver & Blue in 1970s and white (1983-84). Redone in Gunn Red when rebuilt at Morrison Knudsen (1985-87)
R29/R33/R36 ML: bright red factory livery with yellow grab irons (introduced on R29s), MTA Silver & Blue early 70s, white 1983-84, then redone as Gunn Red (1985-89). 12 R33s painted kale green (1985)
R33/R36 WF: delivered new with two-tone turquoise ("Blue Arrow") for World's Fair, some cars in MTA livery (mid 70s), all cars in white by 1983. First cars redone in Gunn Red (starting in autumn 1984)
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