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NJ Transit is buying new rail cars

(Source: www.nj.com, December 12, 2018)

NEWARK, N.J. ó NJ Transitís fleet of ancient electric powered rail cars are headed on a one-way trip to the junkyard. The agency is poised to spend almost $700 million to purchase 113 multi-level III rail cars to replace the 40-year old plus Arrow III fleet of electric powered trains. NJ Transitís board of directors awarded a contract to Bombardier Transit Corp. at the Wednesday board meeting. A Chinese rail car manufacturer was the only other bidder.

Full story: www.nj.com

Friday, December 14, 2018

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