Even if I wasn’t so hooked on traction already I’d be really impressed with the T and these green line LRV’s. The trains are clean and run at least every ten minutes.
On the ride home last night I saw what looked like one of the older Boeing LRV’s parked near State station – I presume it’s in work train service?
I can’t get over the tight curves (radii) and grades. When folks advocate for traction modeling we usually cite grades and curves like these and based on what I’m seeing here the argument really works. There’s a loop underground at Park or State Street. I’d love to know just how tight it really is.
Speaking of loops I’m hoping to make it out to Cleveland Circle or Boston College today to see them.
I’m hoping to bring a camera with me today to get some pictures. Maybe it’s time I upgrade to a newer IPod Touch or the phone so I could be posting photos “live”.
Well coffee’s almost finished and a great city awaits. Here we go!