Vintage Subway Cars Return to NYC for the Holidays

What: For four consecutive Sundays in December subway customers can catch the ‘Shoppers Special,’ a train consisting of eight cars from the 1930s that ran along the lettered lines until the late 1970s. The cars, which were ordered for the Independent Subway System (IND), were the first subway cars to be identified by their contract numbers, hence the R1/9 designations.

When: The cars will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 6, 13, 20, and 27, making local stops on the Sixth Avenue line from Queens Plaza to Second Avenue.

Cost: $2.75

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