Hudson & Manhattan 503




Facts and Figures


Current Number503
Railway RepresentedHudson & Manhattan
BuilderAmerican Car & Foundry
Built In1928
Builder's order id570
Currently in (State)Connecticut
--(Locality)East Haven
Totally out of svc date1979
(Initial retirement date)
Car Typerapid transit car
-subtype"Black Car" subway car
-designationType J
Statusoperated occasionally
More infohttp://www.bera.org/cgi-bin/viewcar.pl?car=503
Gauge4'8.5"
Constructionsteel
Roof typeDR
EndedDE
Length51'0"
Width8'11"
Height11'9"
Weight79200
#Seats44
#Wheels/Conf.8
Total HP320
TrucksACF
BrakesAMLE (ME17A)
CompressorD2-F
ControlGE PC-10 (C36J)
MotorsGE 76 (2)
Voltage (if not 600DC)
photo: http://world.nycsubway.org/perl/show?102275
photo: http://www.nycsubway.org/perl/show?30508



Ownership History


OwnerCar NumFromToPreservation?Loan?
Hudson & Manhattan (New Jersey, Newark)5031928 1962 NO NO
Port Authority Trans-Hudson (New Jersey, Newark)5031962 1979 NO NO
Branford Electric Railway Association (Connecticut, East Haven)5031979 present YES NO


Additional Media