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R68 (New York City Subway car)

Index R68 (New York City Subway car)

The R68 is a B Division New York City Subway car order consisting of 425 cars built by the Westinghouse-Amrail Company, a joint venture of Westinghouse, ANF Industrie, Jeumont Schneider, and Alstom. [1]

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Alstom

Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.

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ANF Industrie

Ateliers de Construction du Nord de la France was a French locomotive manufacturer, based at Crespin in the Arrondissement of Valenciennes, northern France.

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B (New York City Subway service)

The B Sixth Avenue Express is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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B Division (New York City Subway)

The New York City Subway's B Division consists of the lines that operate with lettered services (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, J, L, M, N, Q, R, W, and Z), as well as the Franklin Avenue and Rockaway Park Shuttles.

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Bay Parkway (BMT West End Line)

Bay Parkway (formerly Bay Parkway–22nd Avenue) is an express station on the BMT West End Line of the New York City Subway, located in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn at the intersection of Bay Parkway and 86th Street.

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BMT Brighton Line

The BMT Brighton Line, also known as the Brighton Beach Line, is a rapid transit line in the B Division of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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CRRC

CRRC Corporation Limited (known as CRRC) is a Chinese publicly traded rolling stock manufacturer, formed on 1 June 2015 with the merger of CNR and CSR.

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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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D (New York City Subway service)

The D Sixth Avenue Express is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Dead man's switch

A dead man's switch (for other names, see alternative names) is a switch that is automatically operated if the human operator becomes incapacitated, such as through death, loss of consciousness, or being bodily removed from control.

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Direct current

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

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Electric motor

An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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Franklin Avenue Shuttle

The Franklin Avenue Shuttle is a New York City Subway shuttle service operating in Brooklyn.

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G (New York City Subway service)

The G Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown is an rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jeumont-Schneider

Jeumont-Schneider was a French electric and mechanical engineering group, founded in 1964.

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries

is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defense equipment, rolling stock and ships.

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock Company

is the rolling stock production division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Since beginning operations in 1906, the company has produced more than 90,000 Railroad cars.

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LED display

An LED display is a flat panel display, which uses an array of light-emitting diodes as pixels for a video display.

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Lemon (automobile)

In US parlance, a lemon is a vehicle (often new) that turns out to have several manufacturing defects affecting its safety, value or utility.

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List of New York City Subway yards

The New York City Transit Authority operates a total of 24 rail yards for the New York City Subway system.

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Manhattan Bridge

The Manhattan Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River in New York City, connecting Lower Manhattan at Canal Street with Downtown Brooklyn at the Flatbush Avenue Extension.

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Melco

Melco Holdings Inc. is a family business founded by Makoto Maki in 1975 and is located in Japan.

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N (New York City Subway service)

The N Broadway Express is a rapid transit service in the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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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 Daily News

The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.

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New York Harbor

New York Harbor, part of the Port of New York and New Jersey, is at the mouth of the Hudson River where it empties into New York Bay and into the Atlantic Ocean at the East Coast of the United States.

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One-man operation

One-man operation (OMO), also known as driver-only operation (DOO), one person operation (OPO), single person train operation (SPTO), or one-person train operation (OPTO), is operation of a train, bus, or tram by the driver or motorman alone, without a conductor.

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Pilot (locomotive)

In railroading, the pilot (also known as a cowcatcher or cattle catcher) is the device mounted at the front of a locomotive to deflect obstacles on the track that might otherwise derail the train.

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R10 (New York City Subway car)

The R10 was the first series of post-war New York City Subway cars.

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R142 (New York City Subway car)

The R142 is the first model class of the newest generation or new technology (NTT) IRT cars for the New York City Subway.

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R142A (New York City Subway car)

The R142A, along with the R142, are the first and second part of the fourth generation of somewhat similar new technology cars (NTTs) for the A Division of the New York City Subway.

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R16 (New York City Subway car)

The R16 was a New York City Subway car model built by the American Car and Foundry Company from 1954 to 1955 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R179 (New York City Subway car)

The R179 is a class of 316 new technology (NTT) New York City Subway cars built by Bombardier Transportation for the B Division.

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R27 (New York City Subway car)

The R27 was a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1960 to 1961 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R30/A (New York City Subway car)

The R30 was a New York City Subway car model built by St. Louis Car Company from 1961 to 1962.

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R44 (New York City Subway car)

The R44 is a New York City Subway car model built by the St. Louis Car Company from 1971 to 1973 for the IND/BMT B Division and the Staten Island Railway.

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R46 (New York City Subway car)

The R46 is a New York City Subway car model that was built by the Pullman Standard Company from 1975 to 1978 for the IND/BMT B Division.

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R68A (New York City Subway car)

The R68A is a B Division New York City Subway car order consisting of 200 cars built between 1988 and 1989 by Kawasaki Rail Car Company in Kobe, Japan, with final assembly done at the Kawasaki plant in Yonkers, New York.

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Railcar

A railcar, in British English and Australian English, is a self-propelled railway vehicle designed to transport passengers.

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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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South Brooklyn Railway

The South Brooklyn Railway is a railroad in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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The Bronx

The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.

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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 stop

Part of a railway signalling system, a train stop, trip stop or tripcock (sometimes called a tripper) is a train protection device that automatically stops a train if it attempts to pass a signal when the signal aspect and operating rules prohibit such movement, or (in some applications) if it attempts to pass at an excessive speed.

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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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W (New York City Subway service)

The W Broadway Local is a rapid transit service of the New York City Subway's B Division.

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Westinghouse Electric Corporation

The Westinghouse Electric Corporation was an American manufacturing company.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R68_(New_York_City_Subway_car)

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