MTA Brings Back Vintage Trains for Holiday Season

If your kids love trains, the MTA has you covered this holiday season. Customers using the 6 Avenue line between the Queens Plaza and 2 Ave stations have a treat in store.  The “Nostalgia Shoppers’ Special Train” is running again!

 

 

You can catch a ride on these classic subway cars every Saturday until December 24th at stations along the weekday M Line icon line between Queens Plaza and 2 Ave.  You can board the train at these stations:

• Queens Plaza
• Court Sq-23 St
• Lexington Ave/53 St
• 5 Ave/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
• 2 Ave -F Line icon line 

 

Departures from 2nd Avenue are at 9:58 AM, 11:27 AM, 12:57 PM, 2:27 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.

A ride on the Nostalgia Train will cost you the same as a regular train ride, $2.25, and you can use a Metrocard.

If riding these trains sparked an interest, you can also catch the Transit Museum’s Holiday Train Show at Grand Central Terminal through January 19, 2012, or visit the Transit Museum in Brooklyn.