MARC / VRE Railcar Specs

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MARC / VRE Railcar Specs

Postby DiscoveryAnalysis » Thu Apr 30, 2015 8:04 am

Anyone know where I can find some basic specs on railcars, ie; seating capacity, measurements, etc. for:

VRE fleet- All bi levels I belive???

MARC single/bilevels & new multi levels


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Re: MARC / VRE Railcar Specs

Postby Backshophoss » Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:49 pm

The Marc ML's were an option order to NJT's ML order and share the same spec's,there's a thread in the MARC forum
about these cars.
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Re: MARC / VRE Railcar Specs

Postby Martin Baumann » Tue May 12, 2015 4:50 pm

DiscoveryAnalysis wrote:Anyone know where I can find some basic specs on railcars, ie; seating capacity, measurements, etc. for:

VRE fleet- All bi levels I belive???

MARC single/bilevels & new multi levels


Thanks

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VRE car roster. I am unsure if any of the ex METRA cars are still running, can anyone confirm?

120 Seats Mafersa Coach 1992 V201-V228 sold to MNCR 2004
99 Seats Boise Budd Coach V301-V317 R 1997
150 Seats Gallery Coach I V405, V408, V412, V413, V415 ex METRA nee C&NW (cars remaining)
150 Seats Gallery Coach II V421 - V430 ex METRA nee C&NW
150 Seats Gallery Coach III V431, V433, V437, V440 & V449 ex METRA nee C&NW (cars remaining)
140 Seats Kawasaki Bilevel Coach V601-V609 sold to MARC 2008
135 Seats Kawasaki Bilevel Cab Car V701-V704 sold to MARC 2008
123 Seats Sumitomo Gallery IV Cab Cars V710 - V730 2006-2008
95 Seats Boise Budd Cab V801 V802 R 1999
95 Seats Boise Budd Cab V803 V804 R 1997
Gallery 1 Cab Car V801:2-V804:2 ex METRA nee C&NW
132 Seats Sumitomo Gallery IV Coach WC V800 - V819 801:3 to 804:3 2007-2009
144 Seats Gallery IV Coach V850 - V879 2007-2009 8 more ordered
112 Seats Mafersa Cab 1992 V901-V910 sold to MNCR 2004

Former METRA numbers
V401 7652 V421 7677 V801 8701
V402 7653 V422 7657 V802 8702
V403 7658 V423 7659 V803 8703
V404 7659 V424 7662 V804 8704
V405 7661 V425 7663
V406 7662 V426 7651
V407 7663 V427 7654
V408 7664 V428 7672
V409 7668 V429 7653
V410 7672 V430 7658
V411 7674 V431 7798
V412 7675 V432 7745
V413 7676 V433 7816
V414 7677 V434 7744
V415 7681 V435 7814
V436 7754
V437 7822
V438 7821
V439 8719 Cab not used
V440 8718 Cab not used
V441 7825
V442 7836
V443 7837
V444 7838
V445 7839
V446 7840
V447 7841
V448 7842
V449 7843
V450 7844
V451 7845
V452 7846
V453 7847
V454 7850
V455 7851
V456 7852
V457 7854
V458 7856
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Re: MARC / VRE Railcar Specs

Postby DutchRailnut » Wed May 13, 2015 7:11 pm

The Mafersa cars were sold to Connecticut Dept.of Transportation for Shore line East.
they were NOT sold to Metro North
If Conductors are in charge, why are they promoted to be Engineer???

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