The MTA's 'Nostalgia Trains' Are Back
TheRockefeller Center Christmas tree
will soon be lit, people have been pepper-sprayed (among other things
) in their search for inexpensive gifts, and those adorable nostalgia trains, green, just like a sprig of holly under which someone may attempt to kiss you without asking first, are riding the rails once again for your amusement. Traditions are wonderful, aren't they?
Via the MTA, the classic R1/9 trains will run every Saturday, November 26 to December 24, on the M Line between Queens Plaza and 2 Avenue. You can board at Queens Plaza, 23 St-Ely Av, Lexington Av/53 St, 5 Av/53 St, 47-50 Sts/Rockefeller Center, 42 St Bryant Park, 34 St Herald Sq, 23 St (6 Av), 14 St (6 Av), W 4 St Wash Sq, B'way-Lafayette St, and 2 Av (F Line icon line).
Departures from 2nd Avenue are at 9:58 AM, 11:27 AM, 12:57 PM, 14:27 PM, and 3:57 PM.
Departures from Queens Plaza are at 10:43 AM, 12:13 PM, 1:42 PM, 3:13 PM, and 4:43 PM.
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The cost is the same as any other train; bring your own fedora.
Of course, these latest nostalgia trains will not have the backing of an HBO series, so...how cool can they really be? If you find yourself underwhelmed, there's also the holiday (model) train show at Grand Central. Also: eggnog.
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