Suburban trains in the US
• Suburban trains in the United States
The story about the device commuter train in Chicago.
Most passengers travel every day. Buy a monthly pass can be at the station at the box office, order online or by mail. To order tickets by mail, you need to fill out a questionnaire, which lies on the table, and drop it in the mailbox labeled Ticket by mail. Payment is made by check made payable.
A view of the train station. The platform is at ground level.
Each car is only one door in the middle. At the entrance you have to go right or left.
Yellow railings pictures - part of the mechanism for the disabled. Of the steps put forward a platform that is lowered to ground level and wheelchair lifts or elderly person on the train.
In this train of eight cars. The length of each car is approximately two times the standard Soviet car trains.
The Americans called the cars "car" word.
The whole day has air conditioning, it will not turn off even during downtime between flights. The doors to the vestibule automatic and open when you press the button. If your hands are busy, there is a button for the legs.
The stairs to the second floor are the right and left at the entrance to the car.
View of the second floor. Above the seats fan adjustment.
For those trains that go to other major cities, organized reception of luggage as the airport.
queuing at the ticket counter.
Single tickets can be bought in the box office and in the train, the conductor. In this case, buying a ticket on the train, it will cost a dollar more expensive. Ticket offices are open only during peak hours. When offices are closed, tickets from the conductor are sold at face value.
a large number of ticket options are available for travel. Ticket cost depends on the endpoint. For example, a ticket for ten trips to the first zone costs $ 24.75.
In this case, if they were not used all the trip and the ticket is no longer needed, it can be returned to the returning value proportional to the unused trips.
$ 7 worth a ticket for two days with unlimited number of trips.
One train service a few conductors. All windows are toned.
On the back of each seat is a metal clamp, under which the passenger puts his travel. The conductor sees travel and passed on to those who travel there. After checking the ticket, he puts the severed part of a clip.
Thus the conductor extends through the carriage periodically checking for varying a paper clip. If a clip is nothing but a passenger in the seat is, then the ticket is not yet verified.
On the second floor there is a luggage rack. Tablet beneath their feet asking not to put his feet on the threshold.
conductor pierces ticket for multiple trips. The number of holes represents the number of passages used.
On the second floor of the conductor does not rise. Passengers stretch tickets on top.
Suburban Station. Right at the top of air conditioning. Left your camcorder from an air conditioner.
standard set: drinking fountain, public telephone and toilets.
All the public toilets of America always have toilet paper.
Interesting fact, in the US the seat before trains were completely made of wood, they are now trimmed with soft material for more comfort. In Russia, the seats in the trains were soft and comfortable. All seats have changed on rigid plywood over the past ten years.