BU Cars (New York City Subway Car)
BU cars is the generic term for BRT elevated gate cars used on predecessor lines of the New York City Subway system.
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... Three BU cars that were converted to closed Q-type cars in 1938 and 1939 for BMT service to the 1939 New York World's Fair were converted back to BU gate cars in the Coney Island Rapid Transit Car Overhaul Shop for the transit museum ... All of the cars are operational ...
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