The old meets the new at Port Jefferson in 1999. LIRR 300 and LIRR 421.
The old order at Port Jefferson in 1999
Two Dual-Mode train consists are laying over for the weekend at the LIRR Port Jefferson Yard. DM30AC 517 on Track 1 and DM30AC 510 on track 2 in the lead of their sets.
A maintenance crew plugs in the consist of #664 and puts it to bed on track 5 in Port Jeff yard. This train runs exclusively with 7 leased MARC coaches.
The warriors of yesteryear are reunited with territory they haven't seen in nearly 20 years. This is almost like a time machine, if one were to travel back in time to the 1970s-90s, the pictured e... (more)
The weekend layover at Port Jefferson. The trainsets will come back in service on Monday for rush hour. The two dual-mode sets on the left will travel from Port Jefferson to Penn Station for a on... (more)
Looking brand new, LIRR 506 stands at Port Jefferson in October 1999.
The class unit is seen minutes from its final destination at Port Jefferson Station. It is passing the former west yard that was closed when the new yard was finished for the bilevel train sets.
The Training Train is done for the day, and after running back and forth between Port Jeff and Northport throughout the day, they tied down the train here for the night.
LIRR 266 and 259 were equipped with pin couplers, in order to be compatible with the C1 coaches.