The MTA has rescheduled its vintage train ride to Yankee Stadium for Tuesday after the team’s home opener was snowed out Monday afternoon.
The set of four low-voltage, or “Lo-V,” cars dating to 1917 will run nonstop from 42nd Street-Grand Central to 161st Street-Yankee Stadium, according to recent Opening Day tradition.
The train will depart from Grand Central’s Lexington Avenue line of the 4, 5 and 6 trains at 2:30 p.m. and will arrive in time for the first pitch at Yankee Stadium, scheduled for 4:05 p.m.
The Lo-V gets its name from its electrical propulsion. While modern subway cars rely directly on the third rail for power, the Lo-V used voltage relayed from a series of batteries fed by the third rail.
For the Mets opening day last week, some fans were carried to Citi Field on the MTA’s vintage train known as the “Train of Many Colors” — an 11-car set that consists of R-33 and R-36 type subway cars that were manufactured between 1948 and 1964.