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

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  by rail10
 
Do nyc subway cars are subjected to telescoping (Cars jumping up on each other) when involved in a high speed accident similar to the Washington Dc subway accident last July?
  by Gerry6309
 
rail10 wrote:Do nyc subway cars are subjected to telescoping (Cars jumping up on each other) when involved in a high speed accident similar to the Washington Dc subway accident last July?
The cars are designed tolocktogether and crush rather than telescope. This goes back to theearly days of the IRT.