Ready for a blast from the past while you're doing your holiday shopping? NYC Transit has the "Nostalgia Shoppers' Special Train" running every Sunday through December 26. Straphangers on the 6th Avenue line between Queens Plaza and 2nd Avenue are in luck—here are details from the MTA, "You can catch a ride on these classic R1/9 subway cars at stations along the weekday M line between Queens Plaza and 2 Av. You can board the train at these stations" —today's first one leaves 2nd Avenue at 10 a.m.!:

- Queens Plaza
- 23 St-Ely Av
- Lexington Av/53 St
- 5 Av/53 St
- 47-50 Sts/Rockefeller Center
- 42 St Bryant Park
- 34 St Herald Sq
- 23 St (6 Av)
- 14 St (6 Av)
- W 4 St Wash Sq
- B’way-Lafayette St
- 2 Av (F line)
Departures from 2nd Avenue are at 10:01 AM, 11:31 AM, 1:01 PM, 2:30 PM, and 4:01 PM. (4:01 PM departure terminates at 47-50 St/Rockefeller Center.)

Departures from Queens Plaza are at 10:44 AM, 12:14 PM, 1:43 PM, and 3:14 PM.

Also, the MTA has vintage NYC Transit buses running on weekdays in the late morning and mid-afternoon on these routes: B1, B65, S61, Q13, Q46, M34, M42
Bx7, and Bx30.