Caltrain Stadler EMU Acquisition - Status and Updates

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Caltrain Stadler EMU Acquisition - Status and Updates

Postby Jeff Smith » Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:11 am

RailwayAge.com: Caltrain increasing Stadler EMU order

Caltrain is acquiring 37 additional Stadler double-deck EMU cars for the San Francisco – San Jose electrification project.

The Caltrain board on Dec. 6 approved exercising an option in the original 2016 contract with Stadler that will enable it to lengthen the 16 trainsets on order from six to seven cars and add three more seven-car trainsets to the fleet.

Under the 2016 deal, Caltrain can purchase the extra vehicles at the original price of $174.6 million, provided the option is exercised by the end of 2018.
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