Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy
After a forced break from the pandemic, This November 27, the MTA’s Sunday Christmas tradition of running heritage trains on a current route on the New York City Subway, in this case the Local Line 1, returns.
The experience will also be available on Sunday 4, 11 and 18 December, from 10:00 to 17:30 pm, between Chambers St and 137th St – City College St stations.
“Nostalgia Rides” started in 2005 and now they’re an annual tradition, but the pandemic cut that short in 2020 and 2021. In 2018, buses from the years 1956, 1959, 1961 and 1966 were also put into circulation, part of the collection of the “New York Transit Museum”.
Many users even take the opportunity to dress up according to the era of the wagons, which also include original advertisements from the time.
The service has no additional costsworks with the normal access rate with MetroCard. According to the museum, This year it offers a selection of cars made in the 60s with different colors that represent various eras in the history of the city’s subway. From New York.
The historic train will be available at all of the following stations:
-Chambers St: departing at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm
-Christopher St-Sheridan Sq
-34 St-Penn Station
-Times Sq-42 St
-59 Circle of San Colombo
-66 St-Lincoln Center
-Cathedral Pkwy (110 St)
-116 St-Columbia University
-125 St (on the Uptown route this is the last chance to move to Downtown)
-137 St-City College (there are no transfer options at this station): departure at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm