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Old April 4th, 2007, 09:53 AM   #321
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new yorks high point is its express service. at express stops you can transfer between local and express trains. this greatly speeds up the commute as you can skip stops. for example, if you live near a local stop but need to travel a long distance, you get on a local train and take it to the next express stop. there transfer to an express train. Its so easy & convenient. it also allows for the system to remain open 24 hrs.
Yes, Express trains are good. Many other networks though like London, Berlin, Frankfurt etc which don't have express services on their metro's have the equivalent by using the suburban trains. Many lines have parallel commuter services, or cross over stations that offer the equivalent of express services.
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Old April 5th, 2007, 05:11 AM   #322
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Old April 6th, 2007, 02:50 AM   #323
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True but one thing nice about Tokyo's subway system is they have a smart card system (SUICA)
We were among the first ones to have it... now its not so special anymore =/
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Old April 6th, 2007, 04:26 PM   #324
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Japanese subway

4 metro lines and 2 routes under construction are already iron ring-type linear motor car systems.
http://www.tokyometro.jp/
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Old April 6th, 2007, 09:51 PM   #325
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New York's last major finished construction project was the 6th Avenue Subway line, completed in 1940(!). Moscow's construction did only just begin by then, and major construction works have been going on until the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The only advantage NY's system has over Moscow's, is that it is rather dense. But that's about the only advantage I can think of: frequencies are being lowered by the MTA, services cut back (notorious is the G line), the Lexington line has been overcrowded for years but the alleviating Second Avenue Subway line has been nothing but a pipe dream for the last 80 (!) years.

Yeah...NY is definitely better than Moscow. If you believe in your own lies, that is...
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There you have it. New york is indeed building new projects. the second avenue groundbreaking is on april 12, 2007. east side access is under construction and the 7 extension will begin soon. the mta has already purchased 660 new r160 subway cars. stations have been refurbished. ur pictures asre innacurate and misleading. new york eliminated graffiti from its subway cars 10-15 years ago. next time do your research.
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Old April 6th, 2007, 10:00 PM   #326
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Old April 14th, 2007, 11:38 AM   #327
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The best Subway I've ever seen was Moscow subway, it's very beautiful inside but I cannot say so about the trains
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Old April 15th, 2007, 12:33 AM   #328
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The best Subway I've ever seen was Moscow subway, it's very beautiful inside but I cannot say so about the trains
Which trains did you see? There are 4 main types of them…
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Old April 20th, 2007, 07:13 PM   #329
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Moscow Metro looks the best!!!
London Underground is the best!!!
New York Subway is also the best!!!
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Old April 28th, 2007, 01:49 AM   #330
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Old May 5th, 2007, 02:11 PM   #331
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Old May 9th, 2007, 06:17 AM   #332
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Moscow and Stockholm both have some very nice station designs that are way beyond the functional norm.
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Old May 9th, 2007, 09:21 AM   #333
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These stations are huge and very extravagant...

I'm guessing Canal St. is Chinatown? The tiles say 'Chinatown' in Chinese
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Old May 9th, 2007, 09:42 AM   #334
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Canal Street Chinatown is among the worst subway stations I've ever had to use. It was raining downstairs at the fare gates one time I passed through. Some of the stations in the Upper West side heading up to GWB were quite beat up as well, although a few stations around Ground Zero have noticeably been cleaned up. The tiles looked fresh and new.
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Old May 10th, 2007, 01:45 AM   #335
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I'll take that as a "yes", then
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Old May 24th, 2007, 10:34 PM   #336
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I'd say my city's Metro, probably the true landmark of Madrid
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Old May 25th, 2007, 11:53 AM   #337
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Old July 4th, 2007, 11:36 PM   #338
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Old July 5th, 2007, 12:27 AM   #339
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