Look at that, it’s the old BART cars, complete with carpet and cloth seats.
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The seats that contained the foam or whatever that is toxic when burned (which was known at that time).
They did look better than the “I am not able to control my body fluids” approved current stuff they have…last I saw
If they still had those it would camouflage the poop stains.
Looks like Orinda station.
These would have been the seats when I first rode BART in 1983, though the only thing I remember about them was that smoking was still allowed on the trains.
I don’t think that you could ever smoke on bart….and before people started video taping with cell phones you could not eat or drink no matter what color
@Anderson I think you are incorrect. I rode BART 1983-1986 three days-a-week and smoking was prohibited anywhere inside the gate (inner station, platform, and train.)
… back when it was safe and you could commute in reasonable quiet without the belligerent know it all’s that are either either drunk or on drugs these days… oh – and don’t forget the homeless riding the rails that need a bath
Many fond memories of riding bart back in the day…. no more.
too expensive and not worth the risk! 🙁
Look, no homeless or drug addicts in the picture…
At least it was clean and safe and I felt comfortable to travel on BART. Now its filthy and disgusting and I don’t feel secure using it at all. So sad.
Bart was a pleasure back then! Clean nice cars and clean nice fellow passengers.
Somehow it was allowed to turn into a rolling homeless shelter…. with a lot of thug types added in. (Allowed to get on without paying Fairs )
Throw back to a better time for BART, rode heavily from 92-99, could count the delays for the year with one hand. Was rare to see a sleeper or urine stain.
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