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MBTA chief says long-awaited railcars due soon

Posted on March 26, 2013

BOSTON — South Korea-based company Hyundai Rotem, under fire for failing to deliver any of its 75 double-decker coaches to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) on time, is making progress on its $190 million contract, MBTA GM Beverly Scott said.

Three of the cars will be in service in April, with 15 expect­ed to be running by September, Scott said. Scott visited the company's Philadelphia plant earlier in the day and was "impressed with the organization," according to The Boston Globe. For the full story, click here.

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