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3200-series Longitudinal Test Seating Car Gallery

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While Orange Line was truncated at Roosevelt over Memorial Day weekend 2003 due to Harrison Curve reconstruction, there would've been no service on the Inner Loop. To compensate for this and aid in circulation of passengers around the Loop, a shuttle was operated all weekend with Orange Line equipment, as seen on Library on May 26, 2003, with car 3378 leading the 4-car consist. To see a close-up of the sign on the chains, click here. (Photos by Graham Garfield)

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The Illinois Department of Health wrapped six cars as part of an antismoking campaign, for which they have also bought a lot of station ad space. In each two-car set, one is pinkish salmon colored (representing a healthy lung) and the other is a light gray (representing a diseased one). The cars carry antismoking messages on the sides. Anti-smoking cars 3201-02 are at Wellington here, on October 8, 2002. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The CTA's first Halloween Train, which carried the title "Chicagoween", was the first ad wrap to be for internal CTA purposes rather than for a private advertiser. Only the #1 front end of 3254 was wrapped, with the rest of the car exterior left "naked". The front had a yellow background with black shapes and shading that created the appearance of leaves, branches, and other "spooky" foliage. Centered on the front door was an orange "jack-o'-lantern" pumpkin. The wrap, seen here on the Loop in October 1998, was very short-lived, having been removed only a month after being applied. (Photo by John F. Kuczaj)

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The Midway Shops are capable of doing more heavy overhaul work than most others on the system, besides Skokie Shops. As such, the Brown Line 3200-series cars are being cycled on and off the Orange Line ten at a time as both lines' units are put through their quarter-life "C" level rehab. Car 3360 is on Track A, which also has the shops' car washing unit (visible in the background) in Midway Shops, looking south on April 18, 2003. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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During the midday lull, the cars not needed after rush hour are parked in Midway Yard among those that make up the line's spare ratio. Looking north on April 18, 2003, an array of Orange Line trains are parked in the yard, with one set of the line's Target advertisement wrap cars on the right. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The Loop Tour Train, headed by car 3309, heads south to the Loop on Saturday, May 24, 2003 to begin a day of tours, seen looking down from Clark Tower. Although the cars are assigned to the Orange Line and are usually stored at Midway Yard, they were stabled at Kimball Yard that weekend on account of the Orange Line being cut off from the Loop as a result of Harrison Curve reconstruction. (Photo by John Allen)

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As ridership on the Brown Line increased in the mid-1990s and more cars were needed to cover the service, some 3200-series cars were taken off the Yellow Line, subtracted from the spare ratio, and reassigned to the Ravenswood. Car 3454, one of six cars (3451-3456) that had their pans removed when reassigned to the Brown Line but still carry the roof boards for them, is at Sedgwick on July 2, 2002. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The Central Electric Railfans Association conducted a trip over Labor Day weekend 2000. The last day featured an inspection tour using a train consisting of four 3200-series Skokie cars and flat car S-601. Pan-equipped car 3443 is pulling into the out-of-service Wilson platform on Track 1, the southbound express track, on September 3, 2000 as CERA members look around a take photos. Note the "Express" sign on the destination board. (Photo by Mike Farrell)

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As the Yellow Line travels through Evanston, it is in open cut until reaching the southwest corner of the city, when it travels on an elevated sloped embankment. Car 3448 is leading a two-car train -- typical for the Swift -- speeding along on its way to Skokie as it passes Dodge Avenue, looking southeast on January 25, 2002. (Photo by Mike Farrell)

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The portion of the Yellow Line that runs at-grade off overhead catenary is perhaps one of the best living memories of the old North Shore Line interurban that once shared these tracks with the "L". Unfortunately, the frequent grade crossings along this portion sometimes cause problems as trains fly back and forth at high speeds. Car 3449 is leading a southbound Yellow Line train crossing Searle Parkway on January 25, 2002. (Photo by Mike Farrell)