While old subway cars becoming reefs for the life aquatic is well documented, it seems less frequent that we get to witness new subway cars arriving for us humans to use. But look at this, new cars have arrived! So shiny and clean! They have that new subway car smell, with plenty of fare hike topnotes.

The pictured cars—shipped from Brazil to Hornell, NY, as documented by NYC Transit today—are R160s, and you can learn more about their history in our underground here. Last year National Geographic visited the plant in Brazil that produces the new subway cars, noting all of the welding and wiring and safety inspections that go into making them—here are the videos: