Taking a ride on New York City Transit’s “Nostalgia Train”

Of course, no transit geek in the tri-state area could possibly show his or her face after the New Year if they didn’t take a ride on the New York City Transit’s “Nostalgia Train” which is running on every Sunday in December.

(Photograph by animalvegetable on Flickr)

From the MTA website:

You can catch a ride on this classic subway car at stations along the V train icon line between Queens Plaza and 2 Av.

Departure times:

  • From Lower East Side 2 Av station on the V line at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
  • From Queens Plaza station at 10:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m. and 4:45pm.

Station Stops:

Queens Plaza
23 St-Ely Av
Lexington Av/53 St
5 Av/53 St
47-50 Sts Rockefeller Center
42 St Bryant Park
34 St Herald Sq
23 St (6 Av)
14 St (6 Av)
W 4 St Wash Sq
B’way-Lafayette St
Lower East Side 2 Av

I’m going on December 21! If anyone wants to ride and have a Car Free meetup, let me know in the comments, or send me an email to !

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