Nostalgia Train

‘Nostalgia Train’ is Back on the Rails this Holiday Season

Posted December 4, 2019 at 5:07 am

All aboard! The Nostalgia Train is back. The New York Transit Museum and the MTA has again brought the festive flavor of yesteryear to the underground. The preserved 1930s R1-9 train cars are now in regular rotation every Sunday from now until New Year’s, an annual tradition on the rails since 2007. The weekend train […]

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Recap: Vintage Subway Swing Party on the Nostalgia Train [PHOTOS]

Posted December 9, 2013 at 11:27 am

The MTA Nostalgia Train (also known as the Vintage Train) kicked off its traditional holiday run last weekend. This special train, which has made an appearance every holiday season since 2007, is composed of vintage subway cars ranging from the 1920s to the 1960s. Bedecked in red velvet holiday bows, the train travels mainly along […]

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Recap: Vintage Peacock Party on the Holiday Nostalgia Subway Trains

Last modified December 17, 2012 at 11:23 am

The Nostalgia subway train was back this past weekend, and its appearance brought an enthusiastic crowd of swing dancers, musicians and vintage fashionistas with it.

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Early Edition: December 29

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 12:59 am

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When Schmulka Bernstein’s Ruled Essex Street

Last modified November 6, 2015 at 5:08 pm

These days, it’s comical commonplace that Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas. But this marriage of cultures was actually forged long ago in the immigrant society on the Lower East Side.

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Riding the Holiday Nostalgia Train [Video]

Posted December 20, 2010 at 6:38 am

For a brief moment yesterday afternoon, the 2nd Avenue subway stop was transported back to the good ole 1930s.

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