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R15 (New York City Subway car)

Index R15 (New York City Subway car)

The R15 was a New York City Subway car model built by the American Car and Foundry Company in 1950 for the IRT A Division. [1]

22 relations: A Division (New York City Subway), American Car and Foundry Company, Current collector, Direct current, High-strength low-alloy steel, Interborough Rapid Transit Company, IRT Flushing Line, New York City Subway, New York City Transit Authority, New York Transit Museum, R11/R34 (New York City Subway car), R12 (New York City Subway car), R14 (New York City Subway car), R33 (New York City Subway car), R33 World's Fair (New York City Subway car), R36 World's Fair (New York City Subway car), R62 (New York City Subway car), Railway coupling, Third rail, Train of Many Colors, Volt, Westinghouse Air Brake Company.

A Division (New York City Subway)

The A Division, also known as the IRT Division, is a division of the New York City Subway, consisting of the lines operated with services designated by numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) and the 42nd Street Shuttle.

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American Car and Foundry Company

American Car and Foundry (often abbreviated as ACF) is an American manufacturer of railroad rolling stock.

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Current collector

Electric current collectors are used by trolleybuses, trams, electric locomotives or EMUs to carry electrical power from overhead lines or electrical third rails to the electrical equipment of the vehicles.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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High-strength low-alloy steel

High-strength low-alloy steel (HSLA) is a type of alloy steel that provides better mechanical properties or greater resistance to corrosion than carbon steel.

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Interborough Rapid Transit Company

The Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) was the private operator of the original underground New York City Subway line that opened in 1904, as well as earlier elevated railways and additional rapid transit lines in New York City. The IRT was purchased by the city in June 1940. The former IRT lines (the numbered routes in the current subway system) are now the A Division or IRT Division of the Subway.

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IRT Flushing Line

The IRT Flushing Line is a rapid transit route of the New York City Subway system, operated as part of the A Division.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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New York City Transit Authority

The New York City Transit Authority (also known as NYCTA, The TA or simply Transit, and branded as MTA New York City Transit) is a public authority in the U.S. state of New York that operates public transportation in New York City.

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New York Transit Museum

The New York Transit Museum (also called the NYC Transit Museum) is a museum that displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region.

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R11/R34 (New York City Subway car)

The R11 was a prototype class of experimental New York City Subway cars built by the Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company in 1949 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R12 (New York City Subway car)

The R12 was a New York City Subway car built by the American Car and Foundry Company in 1948.

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R14 (New York City Subway car)

The R14 was a New York City Subway car model built by the American Car and Foundry Company in 1949.

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R33 (New York City Subway car)

The R33 was a New York City Subway car model that was built by St. Louis Car Company in 1962 and 1963.

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R33 World's Fair (New York City Subway car)

The R33 World's Fair (also known as R33WF or R33S) was a New York City Subway car that was built by St Louis Car Company in 1963 for the IRT A Division.

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R36 World's Fair (New York City Subway car)

The R36 World's Fair (also known as R36WF) was a New York City Subway car model that was built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1963 to 1964 for the IRT A Division.

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R62 (New York City Subway car)

The R62 is a New York City Subway car model built between 1983 and 1985 by Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Kobe, Japan for the IRT A Division.

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Railway coupling

A coupling (or a coupler) is a mechanism for connecting rolling stock in a train.

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Third rail

A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.

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Train of Many Colors

The Train of Many Colors (also referred to as TOMC) is one of the New York Transit Museum's IRT nostalgia trains used for excursions.

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Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Westinghouse Air Brake Company

The Westinghouse Air Brake Company (sometimes nicknamed or abbreviated WABCO although this was also confusingly used for spinoffs) was founded on September 28, 1869 by George Westinghouse in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R15_(New_York_City_Subway_car)

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