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Cincinnati Streetcar takes delivery of first vehicle

Posted on November 3, 2015

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The first vehicle for Cinncinati's Streetcar project was delivered by flatbed tractor-trailer to the maintenance and operations Facility on Friday, Oct. 30.

The streetcar system, which is scheduled to begin passenger service in September 2016, consists of a 3.6-mile loop extending from The Banks, through Downtown and north to Findlay Market in Over-the-Rhine.

The project is touted as a modern rail-transit system intended to stimulate development, expand transportation options, and enhance livability by connecting key communities in and around the center city.

Manufacturer
CAF USA
Buy America compliant

Cost
$2.9 million (per vehicle)

Vehicle Specs
• Top speed: 44 MPH
• Allowed speed: 25 MPH (posted speed limit)
• Weight: 40 tons
• 77 feet long
• 8 -1/2 feet wide
• 10 feet 8 inches (without pantograph)
• All-level flooring, ADA-accessible boarding • Color: Daffodil Yellow
• Vehicle No. 1175 (last Cincy streetcar built was No. 1174)
• Seats 38
• Standing room for 116
• Total passengers: 154
• Number of vehicles in fleet: Five
• Single driver operates
each vehicle

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