3200-series Gallery 17

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3200 Gallery 04 | 3200 Gallery 05 | 3200 Gallery 06
3200 Gallery 07 | 3200 Gallery 08 | 3200 Gallery 09
3200 Gallery 10 | 3200 Gallery 11 | 3200 Gallery 12
3200 Gallery 13 | 3200 Gallery 14 | 3200 Gallery 15
3200 Gallery 16 | 3200 Gallery 17 | 3200 Gallery 18

3200-series Longitudinal Test Seating Car Gallery

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The subtle differences between the 5000-series (right) and 3200-series (left) cars can be seen in this side-by-side view at Kimball on November 9, 2009: car 5011's LED destination sign and run number box and orange electric coupler cover are the most visible outward features. Note that the front LED destination sign used all-capital letters, while the side and interior signs use capital and lower-case letters, like their mylar roller curtain predecessors, seen on the 3200-series cars. Since the 5000s had to run with normal in-service destination signs to test that feature of the cars, they often ran with an Instruction Train sign on the front and back chains to alert customers that the train was not, in fact, ins service. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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In the blowing snow of the blizzard conditions, an Orange Line train makes its way though the Loop on the morning of February 2, 2011. Although there were few people to transport with most people staying home from work or other activities (either voluntarily or due to snow drifts), the "L" maintained service throughout most of the system. This train of 3200-series cars is passing Monroe Street on its way into Adams/Wabash. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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The new Tower 18 is nearly ready for use as a Brown Line train approaches on its way into the Loop, looking northwest on May 1, 2010. The building is so new, the manufacturer's decals are still on the window glass. Although some work was still yet to be done, the new tower would be controlling the interlocking again about two weeks later. (Photo by Graham Garfield)

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To commemorate the Chicago White Sox winning the 2005 World Series, the CTA wrapped two 3200-series cars in a White Sox design to honor the team. The cars were unveiled at a ceremony on the afternoon of October 31, 2005 at Sox-35th station, adjacent to the Sox's home, US Cellular Field. Car 3312 is see here at the ceremony. (Photo by Kevin Stanciel)

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Car 3311, seen at Sox-35th on October 31, 2005, is one of two cars wrapped to celebrate the Chicago White Sox winning the World Series. Two cars are wrapped in artwork featuring the White Sox name, the black diamond white sock logo, the World Champion phrase in bold, black lettering on the train's side, and the White Sox logo on its doors. (Photo by Kevin Stanciel)

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Car 3326 beings up the rear of a Loop-bound Brown Line train departing Southport station on July 1, 2006. Work to rebuild the station began about a year later. (Photo by Dennis Herbuth)
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Amid the busy activity and tight headways of rush hour, a Brown Line train led by car 3436 has just rounded the curve at Tower 12 and is headed into Adams/Wabash, seen looking down from the station's south transfer bridge on July 7, 2006. (Photo by Tony Coppoletta)
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Adorned with "train king" ads (a description of the size and type) for US Cellular, car 3322 brings up the rear of a Brown Line heading to Kimball, stopping at Western on August 16, 2006. (Photo Photo by Graham Garfield)
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Bathed in midday sun, 3200-series car 3342 is stopped at Quincy at the rear of a Brown Line on May 19, 2007. (Photo by Dennis Herbuth)
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Car 3382 is the headcar of a northbound Brown Line train willing into Irving Park station on September 23, 2007. Note the advertising wraps on the car's side doors. (Photo by Dennis Herbuth)