Topic : railcar refurbishment

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Amtrak 'refreshes' interiors of Acela Express trains

Rail| May 16, 2018

The Acela Express refresh is a 14-month program for all of its 20 trainsets, which includes 100 Amtrak cars and 6,080 total seats.

Talgo readies overhaul work of L.A. Metro railcars

Rail| July 14, 2017

Metro awarded a contract to Talgo to improve the performance of the Metro Red Line A650 HRVs by replacing and/or overhauling critical vehicle systems and subsystems.

Rail| January 27, 2015

Video: BART bids farewell to old wool seats

Watch as the final wool seats are removed from a Bay Area Rapid Transit District train car and customers say their goodbyes. BART has now changed every seat on every train car –all 669 of them-  replacing the wool material with easy-to-clean vinyl.

BART utility workers yanked out the last grimy seat on December 30, 2014 and replaced it with pristine vinyl under the watchful eyes of a few interested reporters and to the delight of tens of thousands of BART riders.


Rail| November 1, 2012

Alstom awarded 2 MBTA fleet modernization contracts

Worth a combined value of approximately $220 million, the contracts will be executed at Alstom’s rolling stock manufacturing facility in Hornell, N.Y. Both projects are scheduled to begin immediately.
Rail| July 17, 2009

Amtrak unveils railcar refurbished with ARRA funds

Following repair of yard collision damage, coach car underwent a major overhaul to bring it up-to-date in standard design, colors, amenities and federal safety requirements.

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