Extent of problems with MBTA rail cars in dispute
(Source: Associated Press, January 29, 2014)
BOSTON -- MBTA officials and unions representing the transit agency’s rank-and-file workers are disputing the seriousness and extent of problems that have prompted repairs to its new fleet of commuter rail cars.
Employees who work on the commuter rail cars say they are rife with problems, such as faulty heating and air conditioning units and door motors, poorly constructed undercarriages and issues with brakes and the software that controls signal communication in the cab.
Full story: Boston Globe
Thursday, January 30, 2014
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