April 14, 2014
Northfield Lines' 2014 ADA-equipped CX45 is powered by a Detroit DD13 engine coupled to an Allison B500G5 transmission, while Air Bear Travel's order consists of two Van Hool TX45s and two CXs, which are driven by DD13 engines coupled to Allison B500G5 transmissions.
Coach is wheelchair equipped with two tie-downs. Additional quality features include 110-volt plugs, Alcoa Dura Bright rims, an REI audio video system and a rear camera.
New coaches for Klein Transportation and Rustad Bus Service include 110-volt outlets, three-point seat belts and Wi-Fi.
April 9, 2014
Will also adapt 13 Coradia Lint regional trains already in service so that they can be operated as multiple units with the new trains. All new and modernized trains will be ready for operation in 2016.
April 3, 2014
In addition to a more fuel-efficient, clean-diesel engine, the 2014 model also features MCI's MDSS suspension system and standard safety features including electronic stability control, tire-pressure monitoring and a fire-suppression system.
April 2, 2014
Manufacturing 29 Coradia Continental electric trains for Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen GmbH (VMS) in Central Saxony, Germany for $206 million, and 12 X’Trapolis suburban trains for Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado in Chile for $96 million.
March 31, 2014
Will be equipped with wheelchair lifts; 55 forward-facing seats with individual overhead LED reading lights and airflow controls; and parcel racks.
March 19, 2014
The total contract value based on the list price is approximately $83 million. The contract includes an option of up to five additional locomotives.
March 18, 2014
The procurement is being done on behalf of the DOTs from five states: Illinois, California, Michigan, Washington and Missouri.
March 14, 2014
The buses will be built using options converted from the contract, announced in June, that included 88 firm orders and options for an additional 177 40-foot Xcelsior buses. The buses are anticipated to begin production in the first quarter of 2014 and delivered in the third quarter of 2014.
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