New Orange and Red Line Car Acquisition Process

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Re: New Orange and Red Line Car Acquisition Process

Postby Kilo Echo » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:29 am

trains18 wrote:Im not a big fan of china designs but as long as it does the job im happy. I like American made train sets better, not foreign sets.

Like Pullman Standard's R46 cars (in New York)?
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Re: New Orange and Red Line Car Acquisition Process

Postby typesix » Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:27 pm

R36 Combine Coach wrote:Did the Blue/Orange cars have teething issues in 1979-80, despite being based off the shelf (PATH PA3)?

Had a few issues that I remember. One was excessive wheel wear that was corrected? Another was speed governed to 40 mph due to braking issues. Cars were specified capable of 65 mph and intended to run at 50 mph.
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Re: New Orange and Red Line Car Acquisition Process

Postby chrisf » Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:49 pm

The Orange Line cars now will not begin to enter service until "this summer."

https://twitter.com/adamtvaccaro/status ... 6382166017
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