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11-08-2011, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Brooklyn Ranger View Post
Like I said before, you think it's bad now, you should have seen it back in the early 1980s. In those days subway cars broke down on average every 6,000 miles they ran (now it's around 90,000 miles--it's amazing how important routine maintainance is) and there were derailments almost every week. It was impossible to get anywhere without delays.
And that whole safety thing.

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