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Old Posted Jan 15, 2020, 9:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Boerumer View Post
Minimum safe train arrivals that the MTA shoots for is a train every 4 minutes, so 15 trains per hour.
That's what peak service is presently supposed to be. The E is already pretty timely compared to the bulk of NYCT's services so logically the major advantage of adding CBTC would seem to be squeezing a few more trains per hour out of it.

The L went from 15 to about 20 TPH after CBTC was done and it's got similar physical terminal constraints AFAIK. The L is supposed to reach 22 TPH after more traction power is added to the line.
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