2400-series Gallery 3


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Looking west into the Howard Yard on Saturday, February 19, 2000, we see all cars laid over for the weekend, awaiting the increased demand the Monday rush hour will bring. Car 2578 is in the left foreground, with a number of 2400s and 2600s on the storage tracks to the right. (Photo by Jack S. and Chris L.)

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Car 2555 leads a Red Line train loading passengers at Howard, heading for 95/Dan Ryan on February 19, 2000. (Photo by Jack S. and Chris L.)

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A Red Line train consisting, in part, of 2400-series car 2514 waits at Howard station on February 19, 2000. (Photo by Jack S. and Chris L.)

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Car 2589 waits with open doors for any last minute Red Line riders before heading south from Howard on February 19, 2000. (Photo by Jack S. and Chris L.)

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Two eras of equipment: restored Heritage Car 6101 and a 2400-series car provide an interesting contrast and a demonstration of how car design changed over the course of two decades while waiting at Kimball terminal. Note the two different types of "Ravenswood All-Stop" signage on the trains. (Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Several generations of CTA equipment in one yard: 2400-series car 2405 (on the left), sits with (from left to right) 1-50 series cars 16 and 18, and 6000-series cars 6120 and 6139 painted in the red/white/blue scheme introduced by the 2400s in the Kimball Yard on August 17,1978. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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Several 6000-series cars are stored with newer 2400s in the Kimball Yard on August 14, 1978. (Photo by Doug Grotjahn, Collection of Joe Testagrose)

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A Yellow Line 3200 and Red Line 2400 load and unload passengers at Howard on April 10, 1998. (Photo by Sean Gash)

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Car 2420 leads an Ashland/63rd Green Line train at Harlem/Lake station. (Photo by Sean Gash)

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Car 2599 sits inside the new Skokie maintenance shops on July 21, 2000. (Photo by Sean Gash)