[VIDEO] Here's What the MTA's New Flip-Up Bench Seats Look Like on the L Train

Local transit historian and railfan Dj Hammers makes tons of great videos showing how subway transit works and runs in the City. In this recent upload to YouTube, Dj Hammers shows off the MTA's new flip-up subway seats installed on the L train. The seats are locked in the up position during rush hours to increase the capacity on the overcrowded line.

Here we see a L train utilizing a consist of R160 cars that have been retrofitted with seats the flip up and lock in the up position during the rush hour to provide additional capacity. Enjoy!

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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