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Green Line Type 10 thread

Postby Arlington » Sat Dec 30, 2017 1:37 pm

The Type 10 is officially "a thing", with the posting of Engineering and Program Management Services in support of the Green Line Type 10
[the Manager] will assist the Authority with delivering the GLT10LRV procurement from contractor competitive procurement phase to full implementation on the entire Green Line. The firm shall be led by a senior level project manager with expertise in rail vehicle engineering and project management.

The GLT10LRV will be electrically propelled, double ended, articulated, low floor light rail vehicle designed to operate successfully on the Green Line for a minimum service life of 25 years. The GLT10LRVP will replace the existing Green Line Type 7 and 8 fleets.
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Re: Green Line Type 10 thread

Postby BandA » Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:44 pm

I'd like to see the Type 9's delivered before the the Type 10 specifications are frozen! We know the Type 8's are Fail.

What are the best examples of low floor LRVs in service?
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Re: Green Line Type 10 thread

Postby andrewjw » Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:53 pm

BandA wrote:I'd like to see the Type 9's delivered before the the Type 10 specifications are frozen! We know the Type 8's are Fail.

What are the best examples of low floor LRVs in service?

Siemens S70, Alstom Citadis?
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Re: Green Line Type 10 thread

Postby diburning » Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:54 am

CAF Urbos 3 (which is what the Type 9s are based on). And to some extent, the Bombardier Flexity perhaps?
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