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Metrolink debuts crash-absorbing railcars

Posted on May 6, 2010

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — The Contra Costa Times reports that on Monday Metrolink unveiled the first of a new fleet of cars that officials say will be the safest in the nation. Two Crash Energy Management railcars, assembled by Hyundai-Rotem Co., were rolled out at Metrolink's new maintenance yard. Later this year, the agency plans to deploy a total of 117 cars at a cost of about $230 million. For the full story, click here.

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