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mta cars on trailers...

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by TheDictator, Apr 2, 2002.

  1. TheDictator

    TheDictator Guest

    i was driving down interstate 95 this evening when i glanced over at the truck stop and spoted two mta trains on the back of a tractor trailer..ok im bored anyone else spot summin like this?
  2. me IS cool

    me IS cool Guest

    Nah nothing like that... I did spot an amtrack train that was pulling some amtrack boxcars, they were all silver with the word amtrack on it.... I wanted to hit it so bad but it was in motion.
  3. Ski Mask

    Ski Mask 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 11,114 Likes Received: 209
    I was once stuck behind a MARTA bus on a flatbed for 30 minutes heading down to grand forks. Nothing railbased yet. Somone posted some shots of TTC subways on flatcars being delivered here awhile ago if I remember correctly...
  4. Cracked Ass

    Cracked Ass Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 24, 2001 Messages: 7,898 Likes Received: 47
    I've seen trucks on trains, but never trains on trucks.

    SHELLTOES Member

    Joined: Feb 25, 2002 Messages: 499 Likes Received: 0
    those "amtrak boxcars" were the mailcars they have at the end of some trains.
  6. Southern kid

    Southern kid Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 19, 2000 Messages: 3,965 Likes Received: 0
    i've seen old rusty railroad tires heading the scrap heap..but who hasnt?


    Joined: Feb 18, 2002 Messages: 414 Likes Received: 0
    yeah ive seen them dropping off brand new subway cars to the 2 yard
    on flatbeds...ive also seen them driving old scrap trains to the brooklyn scrap yads
    on flat bad trucks....first time i heard about the city doing this i thought it
    was bullshit too but once u see it in person u are like blown away
  8. kaesthebluntedwonder

    kaesthebluntedwonder Elite Member

    Joined: May 16, 2000 Messages: 3,066 Likes Received: 1
    ive seen brand new subway cars being carried on flats...a line of about 6 or so. cool shit