Transit NYC subway: Pictures of holiday nostalgia trains over the years Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Each year during the winter, the MTA runs special vintage subway trains that evoke nostalgia and the holiday season. Some of these old-time rides include ceiling fans, roll signs for passenger information and incandescent light bulbs. Eight cars from the 1930s are running Sundays in December this year on the Sixth Avenue line. Here's a look back at some holiday train rides going back to 2013. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.