October 17, 2012
Unit 201 will roll into service as the first of a new generation of Houston light railcars dubbed H2s. Nineteen of the H2s will join the current 18-member, nine-year-old MetroRail LRVs over the next year and a half. The S70 LRV is electrically powered from an catenary system and carries about 200 passengers per car.
September 21, 2010
The LFX-300 is a hybrid vehicle propelled by either overhead electric catenary or on-board battery power. In battery-powered mode, it uses electricity stored from regenerative braking and by charging the batteries while running on catenary, minimizing total power consumption.
August 16, 2010
Involves the replacement of the 100-year-old overhead catenary wires that supply power to trains as well as the reconstruction of five rail bridges in this critical section of the New Haven Line.
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