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Mine is the Munich underground Typ A Model, pic obviously related
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thats the interior, it is cozy af
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MBTA Type 7s

They're comfy
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Mytishchi type E, especially the Hungarian Ev/Ev3.
I spent my childhood riding them.
Pretty sweet! I Love the dirty blue look!
I would love them a lot more if you didn't have to climb into them. The newer model they use is much more rider friendly. However, I do agree that the general look of them is more appealing.
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Helsinki Metro M100, made by Strömberg.
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They're also some of the most rock-solid transit hardware to ride the rails in the US this side of a PCC.

Ditto for the old Pullman Standard Silverbirds and their UTDC descendants.

Malaise era MBTA hardware was just /comfy/ on a level rivaled only by the old 1960s-era London Underground surface stock.
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And the original 1960s/70s livery for the 1500/1600s. They're still in service today, nearly a half century later.
>tfw no aesthic low-ceiling open-platform stations

Sucks living in a bus-cuck city.
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CAF 8400 in Madrid
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Prague Metro 81-71M

They're refurbished soviet 81-71 trains that look stylishly retro. Also, they sound fantastic:
Are you ready for the completely hideous Type 9s?
The render looked a lot better
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Are they built only from 81-717/81-714, or from Ečs too?

There is moar.
Also, there are still some other versions running in Russia, while ours disappeared in the end of last year.
Nah, all the Ečs were scrapped except for one in the transport museum and one used for nostalgia rides.

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I'm divided between TRTA/Tokyo Metro's 9000 (pic related), 06 and 07 series. IMO they all emit a warm, human, professional, rapid-transit, 90's feel...
06 series. The 07 series shares the same body but has different colors for the stripe given the different line served.
those seats look pretty unconfortable desu
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While we got the most a e s t h e t i c liveries for the new Orange and Red line stock, it kills me that the contest picked the literal worst looking of the three green line schemes. It kills me that we could have had pic related instead.

If there's a god, they'll repaint them 10 years in like they did with the Type 7s.
As a kid who grew up riding the MBTA, nothing triggers my autism harder than when the color schemes of the trains don't line up with the colors of the lines that they run on.
I can't wait for the plug doors to get stuck on the platforms just like with the Boeings
It's OK, the type 9s are pretty clearly stopgaps to add GLX capacity and will probably be destined for Mattapan, Seashore and the work trains in 15 years once the all low floor Type 10 order goes through and almost certainly replaces the current pairs of 72' trolleys with single, larger 100% low floor Flexity/Citadis style units like Toronto did and the 7s/8s get turned into Hyundai's.
I've heard that the problem with the Mattapan line is that it can't support the weight of a modern light rail vehicle so they stick with the PCCs. I like the PCCs so I'm not complaining, hope they continue to run them.
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*honks horn and wakes the dead*
I think neighborhood pressure has more to do with it than anything else, Mattapan basically serves the ultra politically-connected middle/upper middle class parts of Dorchester and the state-level politically connected Milton, with a token stop in Mattapan for the roody-poos.

They like it quiet and quaint just the way it is, and while from what I hear it would be relatively easy to run modern articulated green line LRV's on it, as they're built to the same loading gauge as a PCC, it would rob the line of it's quiet charm and get pushback from the people it actually serves.
It does have a quiet charm, not gonna disagree there. It's like 5 stops, what does it hurt to run PCCs on it?
Parts availability, wear and tear, and ADA compliance, honestly. I could see the T reaching a point someday where someone like SF wants to get their hands on the T's refurbed PCC fleet at a time when the T has a bunch of newer LRV's on their way to the scrapper. It could be the Type 7s, it could be the Type 9s, it honestly all depends on how aggressive the T decides to be with the Type 10 order, which will either be a conservative one of more 72' trolleys in the same form factor as the 8s and 9s, or will be an order of larger 100% low floor Euro caterpillar-style LRV's to 100% replace the 7s, 8s, and 9s, just like how the T is using the new red line trains to replace the old 1500/1600s, the middle-aged 1700s, and the (for transit purposes) barely broken in 1800s. If the former happens, then you'll probably see Type 7s running in the Mattapan HSL, if the latter happens, they'll probably get some 10-15 year old Type 9s instead.
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>06 series
F to pay respects
Soon the last 6000 series is going away. I grew up on those.
Thanks for the trains
Grew up with this back when I lived in Buenos Aires
I wish I could have ridden the X000 trains as well as the 0X ones, but I was too young. Hopefully I'll be able to go to Japan this july and still catch the older ones but I'm not holding my breath... Tokyo Metro isn't just the same as TRTA now, is it? I have a quadrillion things I want to talk about but I don't think either you, /n/ or anyone else around where I live will have patience to listen to me.

Do you take trains at a McDonald's? At least they aren't dead (yet). I wonder how long they will last possibly without major refurbishments.
>McDonald’s train
Tokyo metro is the result of privatizing Eidan. It used to be ran by the land ministry. And I got no problems talking about it I'm pretty acoustic when it comes to nipponese rail.
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Man i fucking love these fake wood grain paint.
Thank you for listening to me, um.
I really hate the fact that railways specially in the Tokyo area have become so... "childish" and "toyish". I don't mean the concept of traveling by rail but how the companies put their brand forward, and it's happening everywhere in the world, too. To me, trains are supposed to be utilities, boxes of transporting people, and the occasional luxury train is fine. Trains are big, strong, sturdy, unstoppable and respectable things; the 60's~90's cars really reflect these values such as JNR's 205s, TRTA's X000s, Seibu's yellow trains. The companies were also about being professional and respectable. JR East has had departure melodies for the longest time but there were simple, just a melody. However, the trains and brandings started looking like toys and made for autistic children since the 00's and the bad designs have taken off specially during the 10's, and really they look... ugly. They don't even look like trains anymore, they just look like colorful stuff... Nevermind the fact that everything is dumbed down: Home doors everywhere, even low-traffic stations; super colorful LEDs everywhere, music everywhere (not just melodies)... Keikyu's newer trains try so hard to look cute that they look like toys, Tokyo Metro's logotype looks like one of a food megacorp, Sotetsu is rolling out an ugly navy blue color on their trains, everything is soulless LEDs, mascots, mascots everywhere, everything is round and non-threatening... Think of "virgin kōsoku vs chad tetsudō". To me, Nipnop rapid transit just lost its charm, took a step back trying to out-innovate everyone else. The only major survivors are Keisei and Hokuso (not the group), Nankai & Semboku RR, Odakyu, Shintetsu, Kobe Municipal Subway, and Hankyu...

Maybe I'm being too autistic about change, that's a possibility too.
No, I feel you my dude. Rail design looks more and more stupid as the years go on.
And I dont mind new design. But making everything look super edgy or in the case of the E235 like the front of a cell phone is stupid. But they have to do this. Some rual railroads have no choice to in order to boost ridership. Hankyu in particular is battling this problem and is dumping millions into real estate. Oigawa is dealing with this and pushing more Thomas the tank engine SL trains.
Also the 13000/71000 aren't that bad compared in design evolution compared to the the 50000 VSE going to the 70000 GSE.

Also I can understand with melodies. Thank God the chiyoda line hasn't changed with that at all and uses that buzzer. Not to mention them slapping that shitty panels over everything.

The platform doors is really because of the combination of dumb guyjean being scared of trains and people jumping in front of the train. It's really in Tokyo you see shit like that.

Also remember this is the land of anthropomorphic bullshit. Everything is a Mascot.
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I don't mind new design when it doesn't look like the train was drawn by a 3-year old with crayons. The E721s and Seibu's S-Train look good. But regarding making everything look absolutely weird, is it worth it? Why not refurbish existing stock so they perform as good as new ones and invest in different things like Hankyu does? Gotō's Tokyu grew a lot because it bought and invested in stuff along the lines. I get that not everyone is an aggressive industrialist but usefulness comes before looks (unless nipnops are overly consumerist) but they should appeal a railway in the most efficient way possible: usefulness. Plus, there are lines bound to be profitable, like the Haneda Airport line.

DESU I was reluctant to put the 70000 on the image because it looks good but it's a little bit in the uncanny valley... But I don't understand why they chose L-shaped headlights for the 13000.

>tfw never going to be a train driver in japland
holy shit how does that bloody ding not drive people insane?
Its strange really. I the Yokohama and Nambu lines got new rolling stock yet the Musashino line still uses the 205. Hanyku is also withdrawing most of their older stock and replacing them with newer trains. Most of the older stock now serve branch lines and their numbers are dwindling. The looks are for appearances since that what Japanese folks are all about anyways. And besides its not like the new rolling stock isnt a improvement. The 13000 compared to the 03 is almost spooky since you can barely hear the train accelerating. Most of the new rolling stock is dramatically better than what they replaced in terms of quality and efficiency.

Its ok, I know i will never be a driving out in the Chiba area driving 209-2100s around the Boso Peninsula. Kill me now.
There’s 205s working in my city
One Chiyoda Line station use piano melodies
Those are converted Nambu line 205s arent they? Those are the only 6 car sets I can think of.
I know, its a shame they are phasing out the buzzer.


Its only of the few sounds I will never forget and ive known since I was really young.
Indonesia why?
Yeah some of them
The 205’s came from different lines such
>> as Saikyo,Yokohama,and Nambu lines
Some came with 6 door carriages too
Yeah it’s hard to maintain diverse rolling stocks and the depot capacity is not enough and also their age (The oldest train in the network is made in 1967!(You may know what type))

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