Rail

Kustom Seating Inc. wins Hyundai, Siemens contracts

Posted on April 7, 2008

Bellwood, Ill.-based Kustom Seating Inc. (KSU) has been awarded contracts with Hyundai Rotem Company and Siemens Transportation System Inc.  


For Hyundai, KSU will design and produce seating for 104 cars, with an immediate option for 16 additional cars. The new commuter railcars that Rotem will be manufacturing are for Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. KSU will be delivering the first three “pilot” cars of seats in the 3rd quarter of 2008, with full production beginning in the 2nd quarter of 2009.  


Siemens Transportation Systems Inc. has exercised its option with KSU for an additional 55 Denver, LRV cars of seating to follow the current order of 34 cars. The company is also working on seating projects with various OEMs for other transit authorities, including DART-Dallas, VRE-Virginia Rail and Amtrak.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Feds wants more proof of local money for Durham-Orange light rail line

Go Triangle expects its Board of Trustees to vote April 26 on a $70 million engineering contract, which would be executed only after the FTA allows the project to advance.

SEPTA trains collide, injuring 4

Crews are still working to remove the 18 cars involved, with each car weighing about 37 tons. The NTSB is on the scene and fully in charge of the investigation.

Minn. legislators attempting to move $900M from rail to roads, bridges

GOP legislators have long sought to block planning and funding for light-rail projects, saying they put metro-area priorities above rural Minnesota.

Alstom secures $105M Australian trainset contract

The contract will expand PTV’s fleet to 101 trains (606 cars) delivered from Alstom’s manufacturing facility in Ballarat since 2002.

DC Streetcar fares to remain free

The decision to hold off on charging fares was based on two reasons — District Department of Transportation feared charging even $1 per ride would scare away passengers and charging a fare would actually cost the District money.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close