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24 January 2005

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Matt

I flew into JFK from SFO on the red-eye, and had the opportunity to take the A surprise-its-a-local and 3 guess-what-another-local trains from Howard Beach to 72nd Street. As the 3 was making its way up the island from Fulton, we kept passing trains sleeping on the express track. We probably passed close to ten of them up to around Columbus Circle -- all with lights out, parked bumper-to-bumper in groups of two or three. When we got to 72nd street, the 3 magically became an express.

I'm guessing that subway trains normally sleep in yards somewhere, and that the MTA chose to move them to the express tracks in the tunnels just in case the storms made the yards unusable.

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