Transit MTA nostalgia trains taking riders back to 1930s for holiday season fun Take a ride on a vintage 1930s R1-9 train, complete with rattan seats and ceiling fans. SEE PHOTOSInside the MTA nostalgia train By Lauren Cook email@example.com @L_Cook865 Updated November 25, 2018 5:47 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A New York City holiday tradition rolls into town this weekend. The New York Transit Museum’s annual Holiday Nostalgia Trains will once again take you on a ride back in time. For just a swipe of a MetroCard ($2.75), vintage 1930s R1-9 trains will take riders on a unique route, starting at the Second Avenue F train station in Lower Manhattan and heading uptown along Sixth Avenue to Rockefeller Center before switching over to the Central Park West line with stops at Columbus Circle and 125th Street in Harlem. The trains, which were in operation between 1932 and 1977, feature paddle ceiling fans, vintage advertisements, incandescent light bulbs and rattan seats. Read on for more information on train times and station stops. Schedule Every Sunday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day: Nov. 25, Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 16, Dec. 23 and Dec. 30. Trains will depart from the Second Avenue F train station at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Trains will depart from the 125th Street A/C/D station at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Stations Nostalgia trains will only stop at the following stations in both directions: Second Avenue Broadway-Lafayette Street/Bleecker Street West Fourth Street — Washington Square 34th Street-Herald Square 42nd Street-Bryant Park 47th-50th streets-Rockefeller Center A/C/D platform Seventh Avenue 59th Street-Columbus Circle 125th Street A/C/D platform By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org @L_Cook865 Lauren joined amNY.com as a news editor in 2016. Previously, she worked as a web producer at CBS New York and News 12. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.