Siemens MUNI LRV deliveries to start

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Siemens MUNI LRV deliveries to start

Postby tommyboy6181 » Wed Jan 04, 2017 12:10 am

It's official. On 1/13/17, SMFTA will take delivery of the first Siemens LRV that is being built for their system.
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Re: Siemens MUNI LRV deliveries to start

Postby lensovet » Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:21 pm

all high floors? how is that going to work on street stops?
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Re: Siemens MUNI LRV deliveries to start

Postby tommyboy6181 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:15 pm

lensovet wrote:all high floors? how is that going to work on street stops?

Like the current Breda LRV's, they have steps that can be adjusted. Also, most if not all of the street level stops have a high level section for accessibility.
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Re: Siemens MUNI LRV deliveries to start

Postby csor2010 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:09 pm

First new car should be entering service this week.
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Re: Siemens MUNI LRV deliveries to start

Postby The EGE » Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:53 am

It appears that the new LRV will debut on the Hillway Shuttle (an N Judah short turn that only runs as far as Carl & Hillway, in order to mop up passengers in Cole Valley and on Duboce during long headways). The N Judah was promised the first new train (originally supposed to be a three-car set), and the Hillway Shuttle is the only N service that runs with single cars.
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