From Bygone Days on the IRT

In 2005, MTH produced this RailKing model of the New York City subway Lo-V cars.  These were low voltage cars (hence the name Lo-V) that were manufactured between 1916 and 1924 for use on the IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit) system.  The low voltage refers to the car's controller, not the voltage (600 volts DC) that came through the third rail, and was intended to protect the motorman.  Being for the IRT with its smaller tunnels (it was the first NYC subway system), the cars were narrower and shorter than those found on the BMT or the IND.  As you can see in this True HD 1080p video, though from the lower priced RailKing line, these models are still well detailed, sound good, and run very well.

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