Retro subway cars are back this Sunday


No one is too good for a dose of holiday nostalgia. So hop aboard the “Shoppers Special” — it might be the only time you smile on while riding the subway.

The vintage train is composed of R1/9 subway cars, also known as City Cars, which ran the rails from the 1930s to the 1970s, according to Tracks.

3f6909a3-b0bb-11e6-80d8-1b121a29ccb6The trains will run for four consecutive Sundays between Thanksgiving and the week before Christmas.

488976f5-b0bb-11e6-9260-9bb7ef326886The “Shoppers Special” runs via the 6 Av Line between 2 Av and Queens Plaza. It leaves 2 Av at 10:05 a.m., 11:13 a.m., 1:03 p.m., 2:33 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. It leaves Queens Plaza at 10:44 a.m., 12:14 p.m., 1:44 p.m., 3:14 p.m. and 4:44 p.m.