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1920s Subway Train Running in NYC to Promote Boardwalk Empire

To promote their Prohibition Era show Boardwalk Empire, HBO has brought some vintage trains back to select subway routes in NYC. If you're in the Big Apple in the month of September and find yourself in need of a ride, try to check out the express 2/3 track in Manhattan from 12 to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Laughing Squid writer Scott Beale just happened across one on the inaugural weekend and took the above video. Vintage features include rattan seats, ceiling fans (!) and drop sash windows. Pretty sweet.

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Oh yeah, the lack of air conditioning is just awesome. Brilliant. If I'm unlucky enough to get on one of those cars in bad heat, I'll never watch the show.
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You know what? They should do that in Montreal. They should use subway trains from when the Montreal metro (subway) first opened.

...oh wait, they already do.
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This is amazing! As a train enthusiast, please let me mention that here in Buenos Aires one of the subway lines still uses 96 years old trains daily. You can check a couple of videos here:

Wikipedia says there are around 95 carriages still in use! But they seem that all of them will be retired soon due to the extension of the line and compatibility with the other lines.
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