Rare NYC subway car on sale in Brooklyn lot for $24,000

Sal Pallante, 55, is trying to sell an original 1935 R6 city subway car now sitting on a Canarsie lot. On Monday, he put the subway car-one of only seven left-on eBay with a starting price of $24,000.

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A historic Brooklyn subway car long off the rails is back on the block.

Sal Pallante, 55, is trying to sell an original 1935 R6 city subway car now sitting on a Canarsie lot.

“I need to do something with it,” said Pallante, a mechanic who needs the lot to store cars.

On Monday, he put the subway car-one of only seven left-on eBay with a starting price of $24,000.

He hasn’t gotten any takers yet.

“Scrapping it is easy,” he said. “But this is something you don’t scrap. It has value.”

The subway saga began in the late 1970s a distant relative of Pallantes bought the white old car from the MTA.

Raymond Pannone used it for funky seating inside a kosher deli he ran on Staten Island.

After 30-years, Golden’s Deli in New Springville closed in 2012.

“I was asked a favor to move it to my storage yard down in Bushwick,” recalled Pallante.

That’s where it sat until Pallante was forced to give up the land. He then used a flatbed truck to transport it to his lot in Canarsie where he stores cars he’s fixing.

That’s frequently forced him to shift cars onto the street and caused a major headache for his auto repair business.

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