Discussion relating to the past and present operations of the NYC Subway, PATH, and Staten Island Railway (SIRT).

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  by OportRailfan
 
I'm guessing you guys know this, but what do the "7 to 3" signs in the tunnels mean?
  by Terry Kennedy
 
OportRailfan wrote:I'm guessing you guys know this, but what do the "7 to 3" signs in the tunnels mean?
They show the engineer when the rear of the train is clear of the switch points. There are also ones marked "8" for 8-car trains.
  by OportRailfan
 
thanks terry, thought that's what they were kinda for